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If Your Partner Has Hep B

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My partner is HIV and Hep-B +

Dear Dr. McGovern,My new partner has been HIV+ and HepB+ since 1992. His current treatment is combivir + viread. He also took Hepsera for two years till last month. He is undetectable for both viruses but had a liver biopsy done and he had fibrosis...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...that you are both on medications that will be dually active against both viruses. It is extremely important that you have the hepatitis B surface antibodies checked to see if you have had a antibody response. If not, then you can consider... Read more »

Partner has Hepatitis B

Dear Dr McGovern,I am a gay male, aged 34. Six weeks ago, I met a Thai gay man and we both want to... Read more »

hepatitis B inactive carrier

Is it okay to have sex and conceive if my partner is hepB inactive carrier. he contracted the... Read more »
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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

...African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed to blood... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...Injection and Infection HIV infection spreads easily when people share equipment to use drugs. Sharing equipment also spreads hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other serious diseases. Infected blood can be drawn up into a syringe and then get... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 1, 2010

...treating my hep C. I've also been taking Zeffix (a formulation of the HIV med lamivudine -- also known as Epivir -- used to treat hep B) for 18 months, which has also been successful. My HIV viral load is undetectable without HIV meds. My CD4... Read more »
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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 »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...penis is mainly a "one-way valve", as she put it. My tests for chlamydia and gonnohrea came out clean; although I do carry Hepatitis B (passed down from my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get... Read more »

Who do I believe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, I am positive and unsure about what is safe and not safe. I have a partner who I have not been able to be with since diagnosis. Everytime I feel comfortable enough to resume sexual relations with this Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »