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Is Hep Dangerous

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hep c dangers

can this be transmited to me through normal activity. My boyfriend was just diagnosed.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Hepatitis C can be transmitted during sexual activity, including vaginal and anal sex. Also, there is a high rate of co-infection with Hepatitis C and HIV. This means that someone with one of these viruses is more likely to have the other because... Read more »

Hep C vs Gilbert's

My partner has Gilbert's disease and I have Hep C. If he were to contact the Hep C from me, how... Read more »

Hep B

respected Doctor, 5 month ago i went just for reg blood test i found hep b active. I have HBeAG-... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

Common Name: emtricitabine or FTC Brand Name: Emtriva Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, and... Read more »
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here i am!

Posted by worried2002, 1 Reply
hey people i'm still alive, i'm transferring my worries from hiv to hep b at the moment... ;) however at the end of this month i'll be tested for both, let's hope everything'll be ok so i will transfer my worries to the common cold or whatever, hugs... Read more »

Whats the chance

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Some friends and I who used to party all went out the other night, one who has hiv. Somehow we ended doing cocaine with other people we used to know, my friends nose ended up bleeding right after. what is the chance it could pass on to other doing... Read more »

i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a prostitute and don't know my status. In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »

Getting up the nerve to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 21 year old female. I tested HIV negative about two years ago, following a bout of mono. I was so convinced I had it. I had lots of symptoms, but tested negative. Now I am in the same boat again. I have had a few unprotected sexual... Read more »