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How To Diagnose Hep B

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HIV + and then diagnosed with Hep B

I have been HIV + for over two years and taking Kaletra & Truvada. My CD4 count is well over 400 and my viral load is undectable. I received a call today from the local health department asking me to come in and get tested for Hep B, as I have been...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...such potent HBV active drugs. However, definitely follow-up to be certain.Also - I would think that if you were not exposed to hepatitis B in the past, that you would have already been vaccinated with HBV vaccine to prevent infection in the first... Read more »

Hep B... Am I at risk

I just found out my partner was diagnosed with HepB. I have been vacinated probably in the last 10... Read more »

Hep B & C Coinfection

Just diagnosed with Hep B & C coinfection...sufferer is bi-polar. What are the expected side... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...was called "non-A non-B hepatitis". Hepatitis A and B All HIV-positive people should bevaccinated against hepatitis A andhepatitis B. The immune responsesto these vaccines should be checked oncea year and boosted when necessary. After a... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, February 23, 2009

...B Coinfection I am a 30-year-old professional model and athlete. I was diagnosed with HIV five years ago and hepatitis B (hep B) a little less than two years ago. I am taking Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC) and my HIV viral load is 125... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Connect With Others

Meeting someone first time since diagnosed

Posted by Bbi, 2 Replies
I got infected 3 months ago and started treatment 3 weeks ago. I've been single for 9 years and now that I am POZ I want another partner. I have met someone I like who hasn't been tested in 2 years and admits he has had some unsafe sex during the... Read more »

worried

Posted by chris11474, 1 Reply
... i had oral sex 2 times the last one was 33 days and the other was at 70 days. i was the receiving end.can you get hepatitis b from this? i see alot of mixed emotion about it. i took a hepatitis b and c test both cam e back negative. the problem... Read more »

JUST DIAGNOSED PLEASE HELP

Posted by luckyone, 9 Replies
...i was diagnosed 3 weeks ago after a physical for life insurance,which i was turned down for of course,anyway ive gone to a dr and am waiting Read more »

Recently Diagnosed needs help and advice

Posted by pozargie, 5 Replies
Hi everyone.... It is difficult to type for the first time but I want to let you know about me. I am a young and healthy man 28 YO never been sick before I live in the South of Argentina here in South America. I work as a... Read more »