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How Long After Contracting Hepatitis Will I Test Positive

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consequences of snorting cocaine (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2010)

Hi,I snorted cocaine for the first time last weekend, using a shared dollar bill. My nose didn't bleed and I didn't notice any blood on the note. I definitely won't do it again, but I have become really anxious as a consequence of using it. My legs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend twice in one night. Now I am feeling extremely worried that I could have contracted HIV, Hep C, or Hep B. How much of a risk did I put myself at? I don't recall noticing any blood on the dollar... Read more »

hepatitus C

how long does it take to contract hepatitus C and show symtoms Read more »

HIV (HIV and HEPATITIS C from SNORTING COCAINE through a rolled-up dollar bill, 2009)

If someone is HIV positive and you share a note while using cocaine can you become infected??? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Finally, New Jersey Informs All Inmates of Hepatitis C

...mass notification prompted by a Philadelphia Inquirer investigation, New Jersey prison officials informed 421 inmates they had hepatitis C. The notification took place in the last two weeks of July, a medical audit shows. More than 1,100... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sign of HIV Immunity Reported; Protective Responses Suspected in Two Studies

...described the case of eight couples he has studied. All involved husbands infected for many years with HIV and wives who have never contracted the virus. The men had what are considered active infections, with a viral load high enough to pose... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

... HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis Read more »
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Just Tested Positive and Scared

Posted by ilovemy2, 9 Replies
...Hello everyone. I recently tested positive on December 26th. I contracted from my boyfriend. When I first heard I thought that I was in a really bad dream and that I would soon wake up. I don't know Read more »

JUST SOMTHING TO READ

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON
...described the case of eight couples he has studied. All involved husbands infected for many years with HIV and wives who have never contracted the virus. The men had what are considered active infections, with a viral load high enough to pose... Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...flu. As for liver she thougt that was because of strong antibiotics I used to treat STDs after my labs came back negative for hepatitis and ALT was double the normal level. At the time I developed some strange rash on my palms, wrists and... Read more »

Popular Science article

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...you almost certainly have HIV. But this is not necessarily the case. The chance of a straight man with no known risk factors contracting HIV is roughly one in 10,000. That is also the rate at which an HIV test returns an incorrect result. So if... Read more »