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How Does Hep A Transfer From Human To Human

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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US. About 20 million people are infected at any one time. Nearly half of all sexually active people have had HPV at some point in their lives. Since it often doesn't cause symptoms, many never know they've had it. Though most types of HPV do not cause serious disease, some can lead to cancerous conditions. Left untreated, these high-risk types can cause...
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Hep C From Human Bite

Over the weekend, I was caring for a Hep C + person and she had a panic attack and had to be restrained. She bit my hand and her 2 incisors broke the skin but drew no blood. Also, she used my toothbrush which I then used the next day (like an...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
As a health care provider you should Definitely get tested for your own protection since you had this potential exposure on the job. I think the risk is very low and all will turn out well...However, you want to get tested now at baseline to prove... Read more »

Human Growth Hormones and co-infected

Iam a 34 year old male that has been co-infected for 14 years with a HIV viral load below a thousand and a CD$ of 400. A Hep C viral load of 13 million with no liver damage as of yet. What is your opinion on Human Growth Hormones and how would it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I don't know of any data regarding any adverse effects with HIV or HCV. However, I am not sure what indications you have for use of that particular medication. You may want to discuss that further with your physician.Dr. McGovern... Read more »

Chompin' Charlie (human bite)

Hello Doctor,Thank you for your response to my question in January.3 month test came back negative for HIV/Hep C. my doc in England said i should have another test for both at the 6 month mark. my doc in Canada said said thats not warranted. i know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back to the forum. I agree with your Canadian doctor. Now it's two against one! My advice remains unchanged. I'll reprint your original Chompin Charlie post and my response below.Congratulations on your negative test, even... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.When a person dies, HIV will not "die" immediately after death. This is because there is a large quantity of blood in the body, and it takes time for the conditions inside the body to change to an unlivable... Read more »
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can you please send me a picture of the human body.

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The Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights at Colby College is now soliciting nominations for the 2004 Oak... Read more »

Interview for Human Services class

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if any one who is HIV positive and whom
doesn't care to answer 6 questions for me. I have an assigment for my
Human Services class to interview someone who is HIV positive, so if anyone is willing
please email me at... Read more »