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How Fast Does Hep C Spread

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handeling food wiith hep-c

are people who have been diagnosed with hep c able to cook and serve food for other people in a restaurant of other places of business or serving the homeless is there a chance for contagion if they use gloves...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
People who have been diagnosed with hep c are able to cook and serve food for other people in a restaurant or other places of business or serving the homeless. This infection is not spread via casual contact. They should wear gloves only if all... Read more »

gilbert's syndrome and hepc.

My fiance has a liver problem called gilbert's syndrome along with hep c. Since he has been... Read more »

hepc liver damage

i need a doctors thoughts im scared i have no appendix or gall bladder and high liver enzymes i... Read more »
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No longer have HepC!

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I went to my doctor today. My numbers are all amazing. CD4=701, viral load undetectable. And he says that I no longer have HepC. I have never heard of this. I am pleased, don't get me wrong. It's just kinda crazy. I was always told that it... Read more »

HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
thanks
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My first post

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Hi everyone. This is my first time posting here so I don't know what to expect. I got this website from my counselor yesterday evening. She told me that people with HIV/AIDS are here to ask questions and share their experiences with so here I am.... Read more »

I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
I'm not happy. I have been asking my doctor for ages if I can go on some kind of HIV drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it... Read more »