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How Long Can A Person Live With Hiv And Hepatitis

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

... FluMist nasal spray should not be used by people with HIV. Tetanus and Diphtheria: Tetanus is a serious disease caused by common bacteria. Tetanus infection can occur in any cut in the skin. It cannot be passed from person to person. Injecting drug users have a higher risk of a tetanus infection. Diphtheria is another bacterial disease. It can be passed from person to person and is common in homeless people. Diphtheria and...
Ask the Experts

Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had a boy friend in the past, who goes to prostitutes all the time. After that i got HIV1/2 antibody tested 3 times, upto 7 months past the exposure....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rather old, I was wondering if the newer tests would pick up HIV antibodies regardless of HCV coinfection. I am wondering how long after exposure do I need to wait in order for my test to provide a conclusive antibody result and rule out HIV... Read more »

Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assault from a man from China. Is it possible that the DNA PCR would not pick up a non B subtype, which could be found in a person from China. Also, wouldn't the antibody test window for both HEP C and HIV be delayed beyond six months?I am... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...scarring. Mild scarring is known as fibrosis and more serious scarring is known as cirrhosis. Liver scarring resulting from long-term HCV infection reduces the liver's ability to perform essential functions. Liver damage from hepatitis C usually... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting information on the internet regarding whether coinfection would delay HIV seroconversion. Several sites and articles are stating that it would, but they all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person. I have a couple of questions. What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard that it's not and I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis C can also begin as acute infections, but in some people, the virus remains in the body, resulting in chronic disease and long-term liver problems. There are vaccines to prevent Hepatitis A and B; however, there is not one for Hepatitis... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...otherstrains of either 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... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...want that to change on the off-chance that I can clear the HCV. My current strategy is to wait until more effective drugs come along." "Treating HCV to avoid the threat of future cirrhosis is a really good thing but, at the moment, I don't feel... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...Sharing drug injection equipment, including needles, cookers, ties, cotton,straws, water, and even measuring syringes; Sharing personal-care items that may have blood on them, such as razorsor toothbrushes; Getting a tattoo with any shared,... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...is maybe not the right place to do this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of... Read more »

HIV Positive dentist

Posted by doglove, 5 Replies
...career in the health professions. Just recently I have decided to go for a dental career. I am seriously reconsidering this as people might stop coming to me if they find out I am positive. It's a lot of money to put forward, around... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

navy testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does the navy test annually for HIv Read more »