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Is Hepatitis Not Easily Contagious

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Is Inactive Hepatitis B easily transmitted

I have hepatitis B but am not on any medication, does that mean it's dormant or inactive and since if it's inactive , is it transmissible through intercourse or oral sex or blood contact? Will my boyfriend get infected from me? We had...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will need to ask your physician regarding the exact nature of your hepatitis B infection, whether it is transmissable; if so, your boyfriend needs to be immunized and you should use condoms until you have firm answers.Dr. McGovern... Read more »

Are women more easily infected by HIV than men

Is it easier for a women to get infected sleeping with an infected male than what it is if a male... Read more »

Can a person be "cured" of Hepatitus C, or will they always be contagious?

Can a person who previously had Hepatitus C go into what was termed "remission" and no... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alaska: Wagoner Bill Passes Easily

Senate Bill 309, which would allow inmates in Alaska's prison system to be tested for blood-borne pathogens in the event that correctional officers come into contact with prisoners' blood or other bodily fluids, passed the Senate 19-0 on March 22.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Union Facing "Hidden" Hepatitis C Epidemic, Report Says

The European Union is facing a "hidden" epidemic of hepatitis C that could overpower the health budgets of the group's 15 member nations, according to a report released on Wednesday by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction , ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hawaii: Help on HIV and Hepatitis Needed

A local nonprofit group that advocates for infectious disease education and research is hoping to stem the spread of HIV and hepatitis by providing personal hygiene kits to homeless people in Kaka'ako. The OutPatient Intravenous Infusion Therapy... Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

I THOUGHT I COULD LEAVE THAT EASILY...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Oh my God! I thought I could leave that easily... My throat is so sore, now, and my nose is blocked and runny, particularly my left nostril. Also, I have a new, definite swollen lymph node on my chin, on the left. And the one at the back of my neck... Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »