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Is One Hep A Vaccine Enough To Stop Hep A

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Hep A and B Vaccination

Hi Doctor Bob. I had a high risk sex about 11 years ago. A year after I had a hiv test and all was well :) However 11 yeas later I now have many symptoms of hiv.Over a year ago I went back to my Doctor who gave me two more hiv tests and I have since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're fretting about a nookie that took place 11 years ago for which you had negative HIV tests one year later plus two negative HIV tests last year plus a fourth negative HIV test three weeks ago???? WOWZA! That must have been one... Read more »

Could Hep A&B Vaccination Cause False Negative HIV Antibody Test?

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CROI 2012: Hep C Drug Incivek Improves HCV Cure Rate in People With HIV

Results from a small study of 62 co-infected people treated with Incivek showed that 74% had undetectable viral loads at 12 weeks after stopping their hepatitis C treatment, compared to 45% on pegylated interferon + ribavirin alone. About... Read more »

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Booster Dose of Hep A Vaccine Needed in HIV-Positive Men

At the 2010 ICAAC, it was reported that an extra "booster" dose of the hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccine may be needed for HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). This is to get a vaccine antibody response equal to what was seen in HIV-negative... Read more »
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Hep Alphabet

In recent years, the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, has received an ever-increasing amount of attention in the media in general and in HIV/AIDS circles in particular. Part of the reason is HCV's tendency to become chronic in those who become infected... Read more »
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Re jamie hep vaccine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Jamie, if you were vaccinated in school,im sure it was for hep B , I knoww is one for hep A but in school it would have been hep B ,so i wouldn't worry about that, As for me I never was vaccinated , So my stress level is still up there. Hope your... Read more »

Hep B Vaccine affecting ELISA?

Posted by crazy_person, 1 Reply
I've read that the vaccine could cause HIV RNA levels to increase, showing an elevated viral load for up to 4-6 weeks. My question is this - would the Hep B vaccine affect the HIV ELISA causing either a false negative or a false positive result? I... Read more »

Question regarding HEP vaccination and HIV concerns

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had a VDRL done as a follow up to my exposure to Chlamydia Jan 5 . Walk in clinics are the norm where I live because of how hard it is to find a regular doctor that has room for new patience. Just in case you'r wondering why I didn't ask him.....I... Read more »

Hep B and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If I am a non-converter for Hep B immunization, does it mean that HIV will take longer to convert if it is in me?

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