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How Many People Are Infected By Hepatitis Each Day

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Emtricitabine (Emtriva)

...is very important to take ARVs according to instructions, on schedule, and not to skip or reduce doses. How Is Emtricitabine Taken? Emtricitabine is available in 200 mg tablets. The normal dose of emtricitabine is 200 mg daily: one tablet once a day. It is also available as a liquid. Emtricitabine can be taken with food or between meals. Be sure your health care provider knows if you have had kidney problems: your dose of emtricitabine...
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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 »

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
...this topic. 2. If someone is infected with several viruses simultaneously, the body's immune system will react to each virus individually and simultaneously. The immune system is very capable of multitasking! There has been some concern about... Read more »

Topping and Hep C (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C, 2008)

Okay so this is my question.... I am an HIV positive gay man, and currently I had unsafe sex with another HIV positive person, both of us are undetectable, but I later found that he also is co-infected with Hep C. During the sex, we didnt have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I do coke -- but it doesn't stop me from doing it or my friends from being willing to share. I guess this all comes down to individuals agreeing to own and share risks that they feel to be acceptable. These risks feel okay most but not all of the... Read more »

transmission of hepatitis virus

I apologize if you have answered this already, but I haven't been able to find any information about this specifically anywhere. I am a mental health care intern and we have some clients with hepatitis B and C. I know that these viruses can live...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes dried blood can have live virus for some time; however, it would still require that this virus get into someone's bloodstream to infect them. That would be highly unlikely from environmental contamination. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

... What are the symptoms of chronic Hepatitis B? Some people have ongoing symptoms similar to acute Hepatitis B, but most individuals with chronic Hepatitis B remain symptom free for as long as 20 or 30 years. About 15%% of people with chronic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...affect the liver differently. Hepatitis A appears only as an acute or newly occurring infection and does not become chronic. People with Hepatitis A usually improve without treatment. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can also begin as acute... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...affect the liver differently. Hepatitis A appears only as an acute or newly occurring infection and does not become chronic. People with hepatitis A usually improve without treatment. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C can also begin as acute... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

... Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative unit Read more »
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AnalysisParalysis!!!

Posted by DFWMan, 3 Replies
...has been an excellent source of education & inspiration for me over the last couple of weeks - kudos to all of you great people!!! Here's the scoop: June 16th I was intimate with someone who's status I am unsure of - he stated he was... Read more »

Brits convict man of infecting friend with HIV

Posted by ScotCharles
...a lowlife, a person who you would be slow to trust. But at the time he fitted in very well with the international crowd of people on the banks of the River Dochart at Killin, Perthshire. Later, the group of friends on the camping trip would... Read more »

What's the deal?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...question: I keep hearing that HIV treatments and sooo much better now then ever. well if they are so good, why are soooo many people still dying from AIDS in countries with good health care? (US, UK, Canada) 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 Read more »