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How Many People In World Suffer From Hep C

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Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current science Read more »

pamela anderson suffers from hep C still

I have been tested 'positive' for hep C and was wondering how often it is curable? If Pamela... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Hepatitis C Sufferers Endangering Health to Get Treatment

... Strict criteria for treatment eligibility in British Columbia and Ontario are driving some patients infected with hepatitis C virus to inflame their livers deliberately, experts say. Drug plans in these provinces will only provide antiviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men's Sex Lives May Suffer on Hepatitis C Therapy

...sexual health -- desire, function, and satisfaction -- may be negatively impacted for men taking standard therapy for chronic hepatitis C, new research shows. "Men planning to receive peginterferon and ribavirin should be counseled about the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNDP: People With HIV Suffer Stigma, Discrimination in the Philippines

... About half of people living with HIV/AIDS in the Philippines have experienced human rights abuses, a UN Development Program official said during a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Hepatitis C Sufferers Miss Out on Treatment

...Center in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research in Sydney show that more than 98 percent of the 200,000 Australians living with hepatitis C did not receive treatment last year. Just 3,539 Australians with the infection accessed treatment in... Read more »
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HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »

6 months suffering

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
...Hello, Yesterday, I got my 6 months results : HIV and hep C negative. Bilirubin : 2.29 ( very high - liver ) CD4-count(698) ( very low) I'm still not able to work, sleep all day, gingivitis, Read more »

Update:Suffering Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the transmission of HIV especially when it comes to female-to-male also depends on the actual virulence of the strain that a person may actually be carrying. Read more »

Still suffering... Pruritius?!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am still trying to find the reason why I itched. I don't have a rash, my skin is not dry, but I itched! http://www.fortunecity.com/marina/victory/11/pruritus.htm There are so many possibilities. I don't know what to think. If your skin doesn't... Read more »