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Is Hepatitis An Std

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Is Hepatitis C considered an STD?

The title explains my question. I have Hep c.Another thing that I have a great difficulty with is telling my new partner about it. I lasted 2 years with my last partner and did not do it with anyone else. I hope that considered non multiple...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I can hear through your words that this is a very difficult issue for you.HCV is considered a sexually transmitted disease since it can be transmitted through sex. However, it is not as easily transmitted through sex as HBV or HIV. But it can... Read more »

Why do your answers contradict

Hi Dr. RobertI am a frequent browser of your Q&A's along with the ones at MedHelp regarding safe... Read more »
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AIDS Action

Why Invest in HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention?

... The funds for HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs and TB will create jobs, strengthen health infrastructure, and address an urgent health threat. As debate swirls around the Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Is Hepatitis C Virus Going to Become a Major STD?

...Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection 17-21 November 2002, Glasgow, Scotland Rates of unsafe sex and, not surprisingly, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are increasing in Western Europe and North America. British researchers have done a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Media Statement by Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As we pause to reflect on the toll of HIV during this 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, we must not forget that our fight against this devastating disease is far from over. HIV remains a significant threat to the health and well-being of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Integrating Hepatitis B Prevention Into Sexually Transmitted Disease Services: U.S. Sexually Transmitted Disease Program and Clinic Trends -- 1997 and 2001

...accessing federal vaccine programs (from 48 percent to 84 percent). Twice as many program managers considered all patients with STDs eligible for hepatitis B vaccination. The researchers identified as program barriers a lack of resources and... 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,       ... 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?... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such person... Read more »