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How Long Does The Hepatitis A Vaccine Work

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The Well Project

Cleaning Works

Table of Contents Sharing Needles and HIV Infection Drug Treatment Programs New Needles Needle Exchange Programs Cleaning Needles Taking Care of Yourself and Others Sharing Needles and HIV Infection Injection drug use (IDU)... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Tests and Monitoring

Tests to diagnose hepatitis C Routine blood tests Hepatitis C viral load (RNA testing) Hepatitis C tests and what the results mean Hepatitis C genotype Predominant hepatitis C genotype by region Liver enzyme tests: ALT and AST Other... Read more »
Ask the Experts

How soon should I test for Hep B?/ Window Period for Hepatitis?

Question #1: How soon should I test for Hep B?Recently the condom broke when I was performing insertive anal intercourse. I will get an HIV antibody test in 6 months, but how soon should I be tested for Hepatitis exposure (either A or B)? This...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. Hepatitis A and B are transmitted in different ways, although both virusescan cause Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver).Hepatitis A is transmitted through the oral-fecal route. It is usuallytransmitted through... Read more »

Night Sweats and Diabetes

Dear Doctor(s), Thank you for answering the many questions that we have regarding HIV infections and the medications we take to fight it. I too am wondering, "what causes night sweats?" I've been HIV+ for over sixteen years. I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients get night sweats when they come on and of treatment for unclear reasons. For some it might involve changes in their immune status and the production and effects of various chemokines and other inflammatory or anti-inflammatory... 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
Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and SupportBy Simon Collins and Tracy SwanAugust 2007First Questions We... Read more »

3 unadressed questions

Hello Rick-Below I have asked three questions that in your internet service I have found to be unadressed. I was hoping you could answer them-Thanks 1.Will hiv survive for the same amount of time in both water and air or is their a difference? 2.I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. Let me answer them one at a time.1. Will hiv survive for the same amount of time in both water and air or istheir a difference? The answer to this question can be found in the post, "let's clear... Read more »