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How Long Does HCV Last

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simultaneous infections with Hiv and hep c

I think I may have been infected with both hep c and hiv at the same time. I had a negative hiv test 7 months post exposure and am planning on taking another at 10 months. What are the chances that being infected by both would delay a postivie hiv...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...As long as you are HCV negative now, I would no longer get tested since I am not concerned about a delay of HIV seroconversion. Read more »

hcv shot

how long does the hcv shot last once given Read more »

3 month test for HCV, HBV HIV from sexual encounter. Test further?

I had a sexual risk with a woman on her period in early December. I also used her razor to shave my... Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...oral presentations featured at the 12th World AIDS Conference directly or indirectly addressed the burgeoning epidemic of HIV/HCV coinfection. Following are a few findings of particular interest: Risk Factors and Transmission HCV approaches... Read more »
Project Inform

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) & HIV

...Several workshops discussed HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in women (HIV/HCV co-infection). In most people, HCV infection becomes chronic (ongoing). Over long periods of time, Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis C Virus: Infection, Prevention and Treatment

... In high-income countries today, hepatitis C virus (HCV) is most commonly spread through sharing equipment for substance use, such as needles and straws. Exposure to unsterilized tattooing Read more »
Treatment Action Group

The Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Treatment Pipeline

...and HIV/HCV Prevalence Almost 129 million people -- an estimated 2% of the world's population -- have been infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) (Global Burden of Hepatitis C Working Group 2004; United States Census Bureau 2005).... Read more »
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HIV/HCV

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
...enzyme in the liver. From what I can find out, it's something that is being seen more often with long term co-infections with HIV/HCV. Some of the blood test have come back. His ALT is up slightly, but our doctor saw those results before he... Read more »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 Replies
...New to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations Read more »

Preparing for treatment

Posted by JimDandyinLO, 3 Replies
...(650/15,000), should I try to talk him out of the Norvir, which I understand is responsible for the worst side effects? (I'm also HCV+, expecting to start treatment late summer.) Jim Read more »

Any Answers - Muchly Appreciated!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negative at 11 weeks and I am sure many will say this is as good as conclusive but as it was a needlestick I am well aware that HCV coinfection is a possibility and wonder if this could delay seroconversion. Within 2 weeks I will recieve the... Read more »