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I Have Hep C And Have Been Exposed To Tb

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AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

... What Is TB? TB and HIV: A Bad Pair How Is TB Diagnosed? How Is TB Treated? Medication Problems The Bottom Line What Is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. TB usually affects the lungs, but sometimes can affect other organs, especially for people with HIV and a CD4 cell count under 200. TB is a very serious disease worldwide. Almost one-third
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hep c can i get it and can you be exposed and not get it

hi my husbands doc said he was exsposed to hep c but said he does not have it me and my doughter where tested and came up neg but he says he has a pain in his liver area and he just started drinking again what are the chances of me and my doughter...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your physician probably means that your husband has evidence of prior exposure to hepatitis C but does not have virus in his blood, so he cannot transmit it to you.Alcohol is the probably cause of any liver related discomfort Read more »

have hep c now maybe boyfriend exposed

Hi, I have not been able to find answer to this question. My boyfriend and I have been together for one year. When we first got together we went to the doctor and got a total blood work up and hiv test. My alt level was 42. She than tested me for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...(ELISA) for him, with follow-up of his ALT and AST. I would not get a RIBA again.5. You should have further follow-up of your own hepatitis C infection.6. Both of you should discuss the risk of sexual transmission. It is low but not zero. Condoms... Read more »

Please help.? my 9 yo daughter exposed to hep c

I work in the med field and had what seems to be an acute hep c Lft over 1000 on 4/06. MY hep pannel neg one year ago.My family was tested on 7/06 by hep anti and pcr all were neg.My 9 yo daughter did not have an hep anti done just a hep c rna qual...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Strongly suspect that she does not have hepatitis C. Her RIBA was indeterminate. No viral load and no reason to think she should have hepatitis C even if you do. No further testing Read more »

TB & HIV

Dear Dr. Daar, I would sincerely appreciate an answer to this question. If a person was simultaneously infected with tb and HIV would they definitely produce an antibody response to both? This is my story. I am the mother of an 11 year old and 7 1/2...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...providers you have seen. Based upon what you have outlined it seems highly unlikely that your daughter has HIV. How the family was exposed to TB I cold not tell you based upon the information available. At this point probably the most... Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...506 ): Two hepatitis A vaccine shots are given. Hepatitis B vaccine is a series of three shots. There is no vaccine for hepatitis C . Flu shots are recommended in the fall for all people with HIV. FluMist nasal spray should not be used... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...also associated with liver damage. Unlike Viramune, PIs may cause liver damage at any time. Patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C may be at higher risk for developing liver damage while taking PIs. In addition, HIV-positive people may... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock. I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived. Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Have lymph nodes in my jaw and the pain is shooting to my ear and then my head. Afraid to take anything exposed to hiv and hep c blood. Went ID doctor he said hepc can delay hiv 3 months. I am going to buy home acsess test today. What scares me... Read more »

Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I believe I was exposed to the Virus on Feb 7th. Had all the flu like symptoms, and still have not recovered. Still have the body pains, weight loss and Read more »