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Hepatitis Work Exposure and Risk to Family

Hello Doctor,I recently left the employment of a company where I worked as a service technician who repaired dental equipment. When I began working for them 8 years ago, I asked if there were any health risks and I was told that there were not, and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I agree with the nurse that your family is not at risk for hepatitis viruses. MRSA is in the community and I would not consider you to be at increased risk. IF you get a similar job I would continue Read more »

HEPATITIS OUTBREAK AT WORK?! SCARED

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to read this.My question is this. How likely would a Hepatitis... Read more »

working in a restaurant with hepatitis

are you allowed to work with food, like cooking or serving the food. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Both Hepatitis C Drugs Work About the Same: Study

...Schering-Plough's pegylated-interferon Pegintron and ribavirin with Roche's Pegasys and ribavirin shows both hepatitis C treatments worked equally well. The study by Dr. Mark Sulkowski of Johns Hopkins University involved 3,000 patients with... Read more »
The Body

Researchers Find Genetic Explanation for Why Hepatitis C (HCV) Treatment Doesn't Work for Some

... Being infected with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) presents challenges no matter who you are. For instance, HCV has nowhere near the wealth of treatment options that we Read more »
Project Inform

Adding GM-CSF to Hepatitis B Vaccine Fails to Work

... People living with HIV are at risk for getting the hepatitis B virus (HBV). They also have a higher risk of HBV disease and death. And although healthy adults infected with HBV have only Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Government Panel Backs New Hepatitis Drug; Therapy, Created to Fight AIDS, Works Against Liver Infection

...Food and Drug Administration's Antiviral Drugs Advisory Panel voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend approval of a new drug for hepatitis B, a potentially life-threatening liver ailment that afflicts more than 1 million Americans. The drug,... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

liver and spleen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone that is hiv positve..........did you experience liver or spleen pain or enlargment? Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Press Releases HCV in the News HCV Resources & Links Read & Download Choices Order Choices Order Hep C Flyer The Hepatitis C Caring Ambassadors Program presents: Hepatitis C Choices. ... Read more »