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Is Hepatitis An Airborne Disease

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis? How can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known types of...
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hepatitis c and deep kissing with gum disease please help

i reacently deeply kissed (many times) a guy I just recently found out is Hepatitis C Positive. I didn't know he was an IV drug user and he just told me all of this but anyway kissing was all we did thank God but heres my dilemna. I was on...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Both HIV and HCV are trasnmitted by blood. If we are taling about exposure to significant amounts of visible blood, HCV is more transmissible. However, if the guy had no visible blood in his mouth, the risk of him transmitting HCV to you is... Read more »


I was talking to a teacher at a college the other day about hiv/aids. He was talking about the mutations and how hard it is to treat OI and stuff. He then talked about a fear that he says could happen. He says that aids changes so much and can...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV is not airborne and is unlikely to become so. Its biology is oriented toward infecting a certain type of white blood cell. being inhaled into the lungs isn't a very efficient way of encountering T helper lymphocytes. This concern is the... Read more »

Airborne formula

Is Airborne Formula safe for HIV + people that are taking norvir/reyataz and truvada regimen? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.You have well placed concerns about drug-drug (or supplement-) interactions with HIV medications. This concern is especially important since you take ritonavir (Norvir), one of the medications most associated with... Read more »

Airborne Effervescent Health Formula and Labs

Dr.Is there any reason why some on HIV meds should not take Airborne, an effervescent health formula. This product is not FDA approved, but rather is more in the category of vitamins is very popular in general with the population, especially when...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
This product has not been studied with HIV meds. Most of the ingredients are amino acids and vitamins, so those should not affect the HIV meds. Echinacea might, as it has the same metabolic pathway in the liver as some HIV meds. Not sure about some... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for
  a. sexually transmitted diseases,
      pharyngeal throat... Read more »

Airborne HIV YIKES

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 4 Replies
I just keep reflecting back to 7th grade science and remember my teacher explaining viruses and one thing keep pooping up in my little brain my science teacher said "viruses mutate on average every 15/20 years and eventually will go airborne " does... Read more »

Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...

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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
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Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »