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How Will I Know If Im Infected Hepatitis A B Or C

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Hepatitis from peircings? I'm so scared. Please help!

I got an upper ear pericng in November and I got my eyebrow peirced in September. (?) And recently a friend of mine just died from Hepatitis. (belly button peircing) The guy who did her pericng ended up being my peircer. She got her peircing after I...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...The answer is simple. Go to your MD and ask him or her to check for hepatitis A B and C antibodies. If you don't have antibodies to A and B you can get vaccinated. If you have the antibody to C, you need Read more »

I just learned I'm HIV&Hepatitis C positive

I just learned from a recent routine physical that I'm both HIV and Hepatitis C positive. I'm sure... Read more »

Smoking a Cig with someone who has hepatitis B or C

I just fount out that a friend has hepatitis C. We shared a cigerette and the next day she told me... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis C People who are treated with clotting-factor concentrates People who work with Hepatitis A infected animals or in a Hepatitis A research laboratory How is the Hepatitis A vaccine given? The Hepatitis A vaccine is... Read more »
Housing Works

Demanding Some Hepatitis Action

... Hep advocates are hoping for more from the Obama administration. Viral hepatitis advocates have mixed feelings about the Obama Administration and Congress' treatment of a disease which affects 5.3 million Americans. Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...I have hepatitis B -- which I never heard of before. Hepatitis is an infectious, blood-borne virus that inflames the liver. Hepatitis A is often transmitted through foods tainted with microscopic amounts of fecal matter, particularly during... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...So it kind of warns me that I need to keep alcohol at bay. You had mentioned to me in another conversation that you had had hepatitis A and B, at one point? Greg: Correct. Can you talk to me a little bit about that? When you were... Read more »
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hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That is what I am being told by my health care provider but... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is transmitted thru sexual contact but they dont tell exactly what is the way, I mean the pages I... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...with people with AIDS is liver related. The Hepatitis C community can learn much from AIDs advocates and activists, but more important, we need to join forces to effectively make the general public aware of this epidemic. Thank you for letting... Read more »