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Living With Hepatitis C

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living with someone who has hepatitis c

my name is Lisa and i am looking for some advice for my parents who have just found out today that my brother, who is a drug addict, has been diagnosed with hep c. My mother is in such a state over this and my father is panicing as they have used...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Although we do not recommend sharing razors, I do think the risk is extraordinarily low. THey should simply get a blood test to allay their fears. Read more »
Articles
Hatherleigh Press

Living With Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide

... An excerpt from " target="_blank"> Living with Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide (Fourth Edition), Hatherleigh Press, 2006, List $15.95 Overview of HIV Co-Infection What Is HIV/AIDS?...approximately 50 percent lower in co-infected patients... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...resources for further information. HCV Advocate www.hcvadvocate.org A nonprofit organization founded in 1997 by people living with hepatitis C, it provides a wide range of HCV and HCV/HIV information online. HIV i-Base www.i-base.info ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Hepatitis C Transmission HCV is mainly transmitted when infected blood from one person directly enters another person's bloodstream. HCV Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...later in the section, " Living With HCV/HIV Coinfection ." Deciding Whether to Treat HCV Deciding whether or not to treat hepatitis C is an individual and complex decision. Some people really need HCV treatment now. It may be a bridge until... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »