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How Is Hepatitis B Contracted During Birth

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Is their any medicine for hepatitisBs antigen?

i went for medical last week and the result was my hepatitisBs antigen was reative,and dont have any relatioship except for my husband.malaysia...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You may have acquired this as long ago as birth if you have never had testing for this infection before. You will need further follow-up however, because one test will not tell you whether you have acute or chronic infection. If your surface antigen... Read more »

HIV, TB or HEP-B after Nipple Sucking!

Dear Doctor...Is there any chance one could contract HIV, TB or HEPATITIS-B after Nipple Sucking!... Read more »

tuve relaciones con un infectado

Estuve saliendo con un hombre que conoci,al comienzo nos cuidabamos y despues ya no,esto duro solo... Read more »
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The Well Project

Preocúpate por tu Hígado si Tienes VIH/SIDA

Tabla de Contenidos Aspectos básicos sobre el hígado El hígado y el VIH Enfermedades hepáticas y mujeres Pruebas para detectar el daño hepático Síntomas de daño hepático Preocúpate por tu hígado Preocúpate por ti ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guía de la Hepatitis B Para Personas Que Viven Con VIH

Para Martin Delaney Introducción Sección 1: Primeras Preguntas Sección 2: Transmisión y Prevención Sección 3: Historia Natural Sección 4: Progresión de la Infección por VHB e Impacto de la Coinfección por VIH Sección 5:... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard there are many... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What to Do If the Test Is Positive

Keeping Yourself and Others Healthy Emotional Support Medical Care Healthy Habits The results of the HIV test are back -- and you're HIV-positive. What should you do? There are many things that you can do to stay healthy. Keeping... Read more »
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Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »