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How To Manage Hepatitis And Hiv

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...involves daily pills plusweekly injections. Your doctor can give youadvice on how to deal with the side effectsof treatment. Protect yourself and others by not sharingdrug equipment and by having safer sex. CATIE (Canadian AIDSTreatment InformationExchange) provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. We also provideinformation on Hep C. All calls, mailings and othercontacts are treated confidentially. Contact...
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eye splash exposure with HIV and hepatitis infected blood

I had an exposure to blood from a pt who was both HIV positive and Hepatitis C positive blood. He was receiving continuous dialysis and his blood splashed into my face and both eyes during a flush. I immediately washed my face and flushed out both...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV indicate the average risk for HIV transmission after a mucous membrane exposure is approximately 0.09%. Your transmission risk Read more »

Hepatitis/HIV Concern after Barber Shop Visit

My husband just returned from the barber shop with a cute haircut but when he turned around I saw that his neck was bleeding. Apparently, the barber shaved him with a straight razor on the back of the neck and he has actual visible cuts. I am...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Barber shops have requirements for sterilizing equipment and managing waste. Your husband could go back to the barber shop to determine if they have a license and if they abide by standard rules. If he has a concern about anything he sees or any... Read more »

hepatitis vaccination for hiv+

does hiv+ and hepatitis B carrier need vaccination for hepatitis A and C? Thank you.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.First off, there is no vaccination for hepatitis C.All persons with HIV (or gay, HIV negative men) should be offered vaccinations for hepatitis A and hepatitis B; this is a US national guideline recommendation. Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't get to. I'll reprint some information about finding a cure below.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Happy Holidays.Dr. BobTopping and Hep C (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C,... Read more »
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The Body PRO

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...developing clinical decompensation, including death. This complication has been observed in about 10% of patients in the APRICOT (AIDS Pegasys Ribavirin International Co-infection Trial) study 20 and in 2% of RIBAVIC (i.e., ANRS HC02) study... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis? What Is Hepatitis C? How Is HCV Spread? HIV and HCV Co-Infection Testing for HCV Treatment of HCV HIV Treatment for People Who Are Also Infected With HCV Prevention Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection

...rates ranged from 3% to 73%. HIV/HCV coinfection is increasingly recognized as a growing public health problem. Early in the HIV/AIDS epidemic most people with HIV were expected to die from AIDS, and less attention was devoted to other long-term... Read more »
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Hepatitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...in the spanish forum about a questions posed to "Dr. Santana" in the ask the experts section (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SpanishTreatment/Archive/LaPrueba/Q172788.html). Here the good doctor advises that if co infected with hepatitis, he... Read more »

Hepatitis y HIV??

Posted by jsco, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos alguien tiene informacion si la hepatitis B o C hace indetectable al virus del HIV y cuanto tiempo tarda en ser dectectable si lo tenes? es el unico analisis que no me he hecho. Gracias Read more »

HIV,Diabetes,HEPATITIS

Posted by JFLYNNEVO8
...Hello check this out i ran across this company that is out of thailand who has helped people with cancer, hepatitis, hiv aids, and Diabetes. Here is there website check them out ... Read more »

HIV and hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if you had sex with a person who has hepatitis and HIV at the same time, can you contract both HIV and hepatitis or if you get hepatitis from a person who has HIV also, can you get Read more »