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Is Viral Hepatitis Contagious

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Hepatitis Risk affecting HIV test results

Hey Doc,I recently tested HIV negative 19 weeks after a possible exposure. I did however catch chlamydia and am on my third round of antibiotics to clear it up. I'm a 19 year old straight male, no drug use. My questions are.1. Should hepatitis be a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Hepatitis is a contagious viral illness but I'm not sure why you are worried about it based on the information in your question. Your doctor can easily Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Acute Viral Hepatitis or HIV ?

Hi Doctor Bob, Recently I had 4 encounters with prostitutes, all protected vaginal and oral(condom... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

The ABC's of Hepatitis

...and frenzy about HIV, we often forget about some of the other sexually transmitted diseases. There are five known versions of viral hepatitis, each named after letters of the alphabet. Hepatitis A, B and C are most common, while D and E are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...lump that can last for a few weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...There are vaccines to prevent Hepatitis A and B; however, there is not one for Hepatitis C. If a person has had one type of viral hepatitis in the past, it is still possible to get the other types. What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a... 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, Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 4 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 »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

LA HEPATITIS TAMBIEN ES MORTAL? TIENE CURA?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
bueno .. saludos a todos... les cuento q he tenido relaciones sin proteccion hace un tiempo. Luego de seis meses y a pesar de mis sintomas di negativo en el examen de vih1 y vih2 a pesar de muchos sintomas. Bueno el hecho es q al leer los distintos... Read more »

A few questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi.. I am wondering if anyone here may be able to answer a few questions for me.. My doctor doesn't seem to want to answer.. I was exposed to HIV and Hepatitis B and D for the last 6 years, (Without my knowledge) I have been tested for all three... Read more »