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How Long Does Acute Hepatitis C Last

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Consumption of alcohol after treatment of acute Hepatitis C

Dear Barbara,I am a 37 year old HIV+ male. Not a drug user.- Jan 2004: diagnosed HIV+. CD4 consistently 500-600 with no need for HAART.- Dec 2008: contracted Hepatitis C type 1a (confirmed by testing old blood samples) from sexual transmission. This...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...after acute HCV in HIV infected patients, but there was also data at the HIV conference in February suggesting the importance of long-term follow-up of such patients. This poster suggested that short term follow may overestimate rates of fibrosis... Read more »

Acute Hepatitis C and HIV

Hi Dr. McGovern I know you said that if a person has Acute Hepatatis C ..then and only then will... Read more »

How long after infection is Hepatitis still considered acute?

I have heard that if hepatitis is discovered in the 'acute' stage, it is more managable/treatable,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic hepatitis C in the United States? How likely is it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...occupational exposure. The risk of acquiring HCV infection from a contaminated needle stick is 47 . The highest incidence of acute hepatitis C is among persons aged 20-39 years 108 , 109 . Blacks and whites have a similar incidence of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...methamphetamine? What is methamphetamine? What are the short-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are the long-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are some physical signs that someone is using meth? Is... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...or noticed yet. Talking to your doctor, taking a thorough medical history, and checking a full range of blood tests can go a long way in diagnosing other possible infections. Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 Few if... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Is there life after been tested positive?

Posted by Grecp, 6 Replies
Good morning, I just can't stop thinking who would be life after been infected. I am so scared and afraid to die. Please be honest and provide me some experience from your life after been with the virus. I am 26 and I would love to die from old age... Read more »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
hello, i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe... Read more »