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How Is Hepatitis D Spread

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis. Hepatitis C can be very mild or show no symptoms, but over 15-50 years can cause serious liver damage in about 20% of people. HIV worsens hepatitis C. See Fact Sheet 507 for more information on hepatitis C and HIV. Hepatitis D only shows up in people who get hepatitis B. People who get type D get sicker than people who just have type B. The best way to prevent viral hepatitis is through cleanliness and by avoiding or contact...
Ask the Experts

hepititisc

i want to know if you drink after someone with hepititis c can you catch it
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...No hepatitis C is spread through blood exposure. Read more »

kissing

Can Hepatitis be exchanged during kissing! what are the chances....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A is spread through contaminated food and water.Hepatitis B and C are spread through blood to blood exposures so kissing is definitely safe. Read more »

Hepatitis D,E,F,G etc.???

My girlfriend had unprotected sex to a man two years ago. That man used to work as gay prostitute and also took drugs(by injecting) as my girlfriend found out later.She got tested for HIV and HBV and HCV. Luckily all tests were negative.Recently, I...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Good questions. Basically, hepatitis D or delta cannot exist without the presence of hepatitis B. It is common in mediterranean Europe mostly, but elsewhere too. Like Read more »

hepitis c

Can hepitis C be spread when it is not active? Can it be spread when shaving?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C can be spread from blood to blood contact from a person who has virus in their bloodstream. We do not recommend sharing razors due to a concern Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...milk has to get into your body. HIV-infected pregnant women can pass the infection to their new babies. To decrease the risk of spreading HIV: Use condoms during sexual activity; Do not share drug injection equipment; If you are HIV-infected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...unsterilized equipment. The risk of infection from blood transfusions and blood products in the US is virtually zero. Hep C spreads more easily than HIV through contact with infected blood. In the US, about 4 times as many people have hep C as... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...virus. The more strains you have, theharder both diseases are to treat. Both HIV and Hep C can pass from person toperson. HIV spreads during unprotected sex andby using contaminated needles and other drugequipment. Hep C spreads mainly by... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...Drug and alcohol treatment to stop drug use can lower your risk of HIV infection. Injection and Infection HIV infection spreads easily when people share equipment to use drugs. Sharing equipment also spreads hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red Blotches kind of pimples) Please tell!! Read more »

Researchers Halt Spread Of HIV With RNAi

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/117656.php sorry guys this just sounded real promising so i posted it here Read more »

spread aids................ NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by daisey6205, 5 Replies
...a freight train over me that night. she handed me a bag as i was leaving and informed me "here are your dildo's, so you can spread aids somewhere else". i was so ready to punch the bitch in the mouth. i went the next day and filed a PFA, so i... Read more »

Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth a life time of Read more »