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Is HAV Contagious

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can i still be cleared from hepa b? s my condition contagious?

hbsag +, anti-hbs-, anti-hbc igg+, anti-hav igm-, HBeAg -, Anti-HBE +this is the result of my exam, can the HB virus be cleared from the blood after undergoing treatment? is there an available treatment for HBV clearance. I hope you can help...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You hopefully are an inactive carrier of hepatitis B. I would check your liver function tests serially and your HBV DNA level. If you do not have virus in your blood you are an inactive carrier who does not need treatment. You will still need serial... Read more »

can i still be cleared from hepa b? s my condition contagious?

i was tested as HBsag positive (107.700 cut-off value 1.000) anti-hbs - ( 2.00 cut off value... Read more »

gud day! anti-HAV(IgG) is non-reactive and anti HAV(IgM) non-reactive what does it mean?

gud day! anti-HAV(IgG) is non-reactive and anti HAV(IgM) non-reactive what does it mean... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
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Are You Getting Good Medical Care?

Art by Russell McGonagle The beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the United States was presented as a disease that was primarily transmitted by men who have sex with men (MSM), and intravenous drug abusers (IVDA). In fact, women were essentially... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Homophobia Sweeping Africa Like a Disease, Says Rights Group

The African Union must end its silence concerning homophobia on the continent and take urgent measures to stop this "growing and insidious contagion," the group AIDS-Free World says. "The problem is definitely getting worse," said Paula Donovan,... Read more »
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

Index of Articles From Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Today is the mark of 25 years

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
Today, as when it was officially first recognized on June 5, 1981, this vicious infectious agent remains unique even within its own classification of retroviruses. More is now known about it than any other microbe. Nonetheless, this anniversary in... Read more »

Can I get Shingles from another Poz guy if I had ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I get shingles from another poz person even if I already had them myself in the past??? Read more »