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Is Hepatitis Dangerous

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Ask the Experts

hepatitis, is it dangerous?

I have a friend who just got his blood work back and it say hepatitis A Total ABis positive what does that mean?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hepatitis A is usually a self-limited viral infection of the liver- while it can make you very sick, recovery nearly always occurs and results in a positive hepatitis A antibody (Ab) test.The other way that some people get a positive HAV Ab is... Read more »

HIV and hepatitis, danger of transmission

As an HIV+ woman who is planning on engaging in sex with a man who is HIV+ AND has been exposed to... Read more »

hep c dangers

can this be transmited to me through normal activity. My boyfriend was just diagnosed.... Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

Hepatitis C: New Dangers, New Hopes

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is perhaps one of the most overlooked viral infections worldwide, despite being very common and preventable. Recently, it has become apparent that the risk of transmitting HCV during sex had been underestimated because... Read more »
American Society for Microbiology

Danger Signal Limits Hepatitis C Infection

Despite the fact that hepatitis C virus (HCV) persists chronically in about 80 percent of those infected, some liver cells remain free of the virus even after many years. Now Sung Key Jang of Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Danger of Parties Past

Some two-thirds of hepatitis C diagnoses are in middle-aged people, who may have become infected decades ago during their risk-taking younger days. Many are still unaware they have the virus, which can be asymptomatic for decades while damaging the... Read more »
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Hot Topics: Gas Issues; Aspirin and Ibuprofen Dangers; Skipping Doses; CD4 Percentage; and More

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wut is more dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Wut do u guys think is more dangerous??? RECEIVING a blow job, or kissing someone with an open sore??? Cuz when u GET a blow job the person is sucking directly into ur urethra right? When ur kissing with a sore, its not direct, theres less chance.... Read more »

DENIALISTS - A DANGEROUS GAME

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play?

Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut.

If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not clean... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »