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Immune System And Hepatitis C

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Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had a boy friend in the past, who goes to prostitutes all the time. After that i got HIV1/2 antibody tested 3 times, upto 7 months past the exposure....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...injection disease from blood to blood contact?Also, if someone is infected with multiple viruses at the same time will the body's immune system still be able to make antibodies for each virus in a normal amount of time? Or would they be delayed... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experimental Drugs Block Hepatitis C Virus

...led to new discoveries about how the body fights off infection. While viruses such as influenza are eventually cleared by the immune system, hepatitis C can stay in the body permanently, eluding the immune system's various weapons. According to... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

...questions and getting support. Talking withother people who are living with hepatitis C or HIVand HCV. After infection, the immune system reacts to hepatitisC by trying to rid the liver of infected cells. It is thisimmune response that can... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that help the body fight off infection. Hep C isa virus that attacks the... Read more »
Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

...disease zeros in on a specific cellular target that has yet to be identified. In persons infected with hepatitis C virus, the immune system initially ramps up the production of infection-fighting B cells, which make molecules called antibodies.... Read more »
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Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not yet developed antibodies to it at 3 monts, and if my immune system was then compromised because of it, could my HIV test be inaccurate? Read more »

Suppressed immune system

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I was just wondering what types of things suppress your immune system, which I know can delay your HIV test from coming up positive? Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

Hep B and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If I am a non-converter for Hep B immunization, does it mean that HIV will take longer to convert if it is in me? Read more »