Is Hiv Is More Common Than Hbv
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Tufts University School of MedicineI agree with the person who told you that just because you developed acute hepatitis B infection does not mean you will develop HIV. I would suspect that your HBV infection was contracted through sex, which is the most common route. Of course, you... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineThis is tough to understand, but I think I know what you are trying to say. Indeed there are many resources on the internet devoted to HIV and very few to HBV. They are often related because of common modes of transmission and about 15% of HIV... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineAll great questions!Your doctor is trying to say that he does not know if your disease is chronic until he has followed your tests over six months. In other words, if you just got infected recently, you may actually clear on your own without... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineYour physician is correct to say that HCV is more common spread through injection drug use, although acute HCV has been reported in multiple studies in US and Europe in MSM. Acute HCV in this instance has been associated with presence of other... Read more »
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Posted by MPL1160I am looking to connect with other coinfected with HBV chronic and share experience and info. I am in the NY metropolitan area but not necessarily looking for people in the same area. Anyone interested can either thread or email me direct at... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThis sounds like science fiction, but.....
I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the HCV or HBV after initial liver enzyme elevation and... Read more »
Posted by pozz_in_SAI would like to hear from people in the same boat as myself. I have to go and see my dr today again for additional tests and then to decide what to do next. As you can imagine I am shit scared and would like to get as much possible info. What meds... Read more »
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