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Is There A Cure For Acute Hepatitis C

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Consumption of alcohol after treatment of acute Hepatitis C

Dear Barbara,I am a 37 year old HIV+ male. Not a drug user.- Jan 2004: diagnosed HIV+. CD4 consistently 500-600 with no need for HAART.- Dec 2008: contracted Hepatitis C type 1a (confirmed by testing old blood samples) from sexual transmission. This...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am very concerned about the rising incidence of acute HCV in HIV infected persons, so I am glad that you raise this as an issue. Acute HCV among MSM is associated with traumatic sex and also with other STDs, like syphilis. I am very happy that you... Read more »

ACUTE hepatitis C

Dear Doctor,Kindly enlighten us on what is acute hepatitis C? How do we know we have this... Read more »

Acute Hepatitis C and HIV

Hi Dr. McGovern I know you said that if a person has Acute Hepatatis C ..then and only then will... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic hepatitis C in the United States? How likely is it... Read more »
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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... 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 about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
Advanced Search Log In Home > News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B.... Read more »

confused

Posted by Anonymous
...weeks, but virtually all patients seroconvert within 6 months (Am J Med 2000;109:568). Prophylaxis with antiretroviral agents and acute hepatitis C infection may prolong the time from transmission to seroconversion." It doesn't mention HBV. Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ? Read more »

Another Scare..GMAN, please answer!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I recently found out that co-infection with HIV and Hep C can delay seroconversion past six months. Does anyone know how true this is?? The fact that 1/3 of all people with hiv also have hep C makes me VERY concerned about the possibility of late... Read more »