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Male Symptoms Of Hepatitis

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85y/o male w/ hepatitis C what are TX options?

my 85 y/o father was just diagnosed w/ Hepatitis C. through bloodwork done to determine cause of his hands swelling.His doctor says that there is nothing he can do. Besides anemia & hip surgery 6 months ago he is relatively healthy. What should I do?
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...has been evaluated). When we make decisions about who to consider for treatment, one factor we consider is the likelihood of hepatitis C ultimately harming the patient and what are the chances that treatment for HCV would alter the natural... Read more »

HIV and Hepatitis B co-infection

Hello Doctor: Im an HIV+ male (41yrs) with consistent 500+ CD4 counts and viral load consistently... Read more »

HIV and Hepatitis

dear dr.McGovern..I'm a 21 year old male. 3 months ago I have an unprotected oral sex with a sex... Read more »
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Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- 36-Year-Old Male With Hepatitis C and HIV Infection

...HCV infection. Therefore, those who have not had prior infection should be vaccinated. Why not just vaccinate against both hepatitis A and B and save the cost of the serologies? That strategy would be fine for HAV, but not for HBV. HAV has no... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Virus Spreading -- High Hepatitis C, Liver Cancer Rate in Borough Population

...people," he said. "They assimilate with each other and that's how they spread these diseases." The rate of liver cancer among male residents of the borough is almost 14 cases per 100,000, about twice the overall state rate. From 2003 to 2007,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

... What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...NOT use the drugsto treat Hep C during pregnancy or for at least sixmonths before becoming pregnant. This is alsotrue for the male partner of women who are orwant to get pregnant. If you or your partner arepregnant or want to have a baby, talk to... Read more »
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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is considered reactive but because mine was 1.32 she said... Read more »

you must be kidding me

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
http://www.webspawner.com/users/hivtest/ this site claims they have documented cases of people taking up to 3 years to test positive by antibody test and is updated till 2006 feb Read more »

low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
...i am male, had an encounter with another guy 2.5 weeks ago, involved kissing and oral both receive and giving. i gave only for a short Read more »

i cant stop crying

Posted by terrified2121, 6 Replies
i dated someone after not knowing them long enough at all we started sleeping together and we alwas used a condom, and he would never stop saying how he didnt wanna use one anymore. Even though i have another condition that i told him about that... Read more »