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How To Treat Hep B When You Are Hiv Positive

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Atripla for Treating Chronic Hep B/New lyHIV +

I just became HIV positive. One of the good thigs about learning that I'm HIV positive it that my dr. discovered I have chronic (HBeag positive)hepatitis B. I have moderate to severe liver damange. He has started me on Atripla. Do you agree that...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I agree that it is fortunate that you have learned that you have moderate to severe Hepatitis B. I agree with your doctor that treatment with Atripla is a good idea. Atripla includes three medications, two of which have great Read more »

hiv and hep A + B

Hi I tested positive few months ago, I then made an appointment to follow up. Where they ran more... Read more »

Hep B.

I have been on meds for the last 4 years. I'm currently on Atripla. I had hep. B 13 years ago. I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Scientists Begin Human Trial of Chemical Compound to Treat HIV, Hepatitis B

... Scientists in China have begun human trials of a chemical compound designed to treat HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B, China Daily reports. The compound, 1,5-DCQA, is extracted from a Chinese herb called Inula britannic , and initial research Read more »
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 »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...lower hep C viral load Do not have serious liver damage Are women Are younger than age 40 Do not have HIV or hepatitis B infection Are white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are... Read more »
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hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex left me with ab std which was treated and hep b. 6 weeks later i had all the symptoms nght sweats, fever, itching hands and feet, swollen glands, on and off for over 2 months. Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unprotected oral sex semen was mixed with blood( i think he slept with a hooker) gave me gonnorhea which was treated and hep b. i have had all the symptoms of ars, night sweats, fever, swollen glands, swollen throat, itchinhands and feet. i have... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is contracting Hep B similar to contracting HIV? I got semen on unbroken skin. I'm wondering if I'm at risk for Hep B. I tried asking my question Read more »