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How Long Does HBV Last

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HBV recurrance/HIV long term

I am a 43 y/o male who was infected with HIV early 80's and tested positive 17 years ago. What triggered the test was a suppressed CD4 count which led to the discovery of an active HBV infection. This was subsequently followed and the HBV...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It is possible for HBV to recur in HIV however if you are on zerit, you should also ask your MD to check a serum lactate for liver toxicity from mitochondrial Read more »

Hepatitus a abd b

How long are the vaccinations good for? THX Read more »

How Long Can You Live with Hepatitis B

My Aunt has been undergoing testing for artery problems and they told her she has HBV. She is 65... 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 »
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver... Read more »
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Intact Skin; Dont throw all caution to the wind

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you for your question. The skin provides an excellent barrier against infection with HIV, and other bloodborne diseases like Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. The pores of the skin are not a direct access to the bloodstream. As long as the skin is... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

HBV Vaccine What can I expect?

Posted by ConcernBlkMan, 2 Replies
...First timer here! Just wanted to know what can I expect when taking the HBV Vaccine. I'm about to start next month. I would like to hear, what can I expect? Are there any side effect and how was your T-cell Read more »

Multi-infections of HBV, HCV, HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... This sounds like science fiction, but..... I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the Read more »