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How Is Hepatitis B Transmitted To A Person

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urine exposure to hbv

i have been reading in the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNALabout urine exposure to hbv the discussion was about23 men with chronic liver disease who werepositive for hepatitis B antigen and they are saying that it is possible to be infected from there...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I did not have time to read the entire article since I need to answer many questions tonight, although it looks very interesting...However, I will say that although a virus is recovered in a particular fluid, does not mean that we know it is... Read more »

HBs Ag Elisa-Positive & HIV Connection

Hi,I am 31 year old male & was tested 'Reactive' HBs Ag Elisa with Sample OD value at 3.096 where... Read more »

Hepatitus a abd b

How long are the vaccinations good for? THX Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...not HBV hasbecome chronic. HBsAg (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) HBsAgs are small protein particles on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. HBsAgs can bedetected and measured by a blood test. HBsAg testing is commonly used to screen for... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Low-Dose Adefovir for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B in HIV-Infected People

...is stopped, or the viral infection goes away on its own or after specific treatment. However, some infections, most notably hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV), can become chronic, and the resulting long-standing liver... Read more »
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blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Before sex getting tested together first

Posted by dsaklad
...human immunodeficiency virus,   b. tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C   d. and getting vaccinated for hepatitis... Read more »

A thought experiment. Get tested together b4 sex.

Posted by donsaklad
...sex for a. human immunodeficiency virus b. pharyngeal throat, urethral, anal sexually transmitted infections c. tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C d. getting vaccinated together for hepatitis B, hepatitis A Here are some... Read more »

Not b4 we know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... (b) tuberculosis, (c) hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C and vaccinated for hepatitis B and... Read more »