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Is Hepatitis C Vaccine Safe For Adult

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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 direct
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curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »

HEPTATIS

can safe sex prevent heptatis viruses transmission. I tested negative for HIV. Can condoms prevent heptatis infection?
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...recommended for all children and at risk adults. If you have not received this I strongly urge you to discuss this with your provider.Hepatitis C is primarily transmitted by blood exposure but can be transmitted sexually as well. Condoms should... Read more »

Hepatities C

Does vaccine helps in the treatment of Hepatities C infection?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Unfortunately, there is no vaccine for hepatitis C.Only for hepatitis A and B. Read more »

vaccines

Do the hepatitis vaccines work on all three strains?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...hepatitis B. In fact there may be one shot that combines both vaccines coming out soon. There is unfortunately no vaccine for hepatitis C. All of our children are getting hepatitis B vaccine now and some people think that we all should be... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? Hepatitis A , ... 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 Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...cure AIDS, they may help HIV+ people fight the virus. Theyare called therapeutic vaccines. AIDS vaccines are tested first in adults and, perhaps, teenagers. However,an effective vaccine could someday be given to infants born to HIV+ women tohelp... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coinfection With Hepatitis C Virus

...concerned about coinfection with HCV? About one quarter of HIV-infected persons in the United States are also infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV is one of the most important causes of chronic liver disease in the United States and HCV... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... 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 »