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How Do People Get Hepatitis

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hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and SupportBy Simon Collins and Tracy SwanAugust 2007First Questions We... Read more »

Is PrevPac ok for people who have inactive hepatitis b?

I'm inactive carrier of hepatitis b. I got it in the 1990s(I had tested negative for hbsag in... Read more »

hepatitis c

my husband is diagnosed with hepatitis c.i have been tested and i am clear. my husband has no... Read more »
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV Treatment for HIV-Positive People Section 7: HIV/HBV Treatment for People Who Use Drugs Section 8: Research Into New HBV Therapies Section... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Introduction Welcome to our treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have the hepatitis C virus (called HCV, for short). The people who wrote this guide have direct experience with HIV Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Other Viral Hepatitis Infections Hepatitis A (HAV) HAV is found in feces (stool). People become infected when feces from a person who is infected with HAV enters their mouth. This may occur when food (including raw Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...bills; Tattooing or piercing with unsterilized needles or ink wells contaminated with blood; Needlestick injuries (to people who work in health care settings); Receiving a blood transfusion before 1992, or blood products such as clotting... Read more »
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HIV,Diabetes,HEPATITIS

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...Hello check this out i ran across this company that is out of thailand who has helped people with cancer, hepatitis, hiv aids, and Diabetes. Here is there website check them out ... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...Over 300,000 (and I personally believe this figure is way outdated) are coinfected HIV/HCV. The leading cause of death with people with AIDS is liver related. The Hepatitis C community can learn much from AIDs advocates and activists, but more... Read more »

Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dr. Rodrigues says hep c can take up to a year to show the others say 6 months,does anyone know who's right,If it is a year has anyone with these ongoing symptoms tested for hep c up to a year? I was tested for hepc at 23 weeks Read more »

Hepatitis and Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...People have been posting that if you are coinfected with Hepatitis C, you will need longer to seroconvert for HIV. Does anybody know Read more »