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Medications That Throw Off Hepatitis Tests

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Taking Medications while testing for HIV and Hepatitis

Hello Dr, I promise i will donate to the organization. I got tested for HIV and Hepatitis C and both test results came back negative. But i just realized i was taking Famcyclovir during my window period because i had the shingles. I was just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with your doc! Famciclovir will not affect the validity or accuracy of your HIV and hepatitis tests.Dr. Bob Read more »

Medical advancement and future of hepatitis therapy

Doc, with the recent advancement in medical science and technologies, can you tell us how soon... Read more »

Help with Hepatitis profile test and medical advise

Good day Doctor McGovern. I had a hepatitis profile last week for pre-employment purposes.I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: Six Medical Offices Raided in Probe Into Hepatitis C Outbreak

...Officials seized patient records and other documents at six valley clinics Monday as part of a joint criminal investigation into a hepatitis C outbreak. The sites were all affiliated the Gastroenterology Center of Nevada (GCN) and include the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

... Many individuals who become infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) develop chronic liver disease that can gradually lead to serious liver damage. Medical Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Department of Veterans Affairs' Hepatitis C Web Site Aimed at Veterans, Medical Practitioners

...A comprehensive Web site on hepatitis C, www.hepatitis.va.gov , was launched in February through a collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs and University Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York Lawsuit: Hepatitis Patient Mistakenly Got HIV Medication

...suit against New York University Medical Center (NYUMC), claiming the hospital's pharmacy gave him medicine for HIV instead of hepatitis C. The $2 million lawsuit was filed in Manhattan's state Supreme Court. In court papers, Rossini said an... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

navy testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
does the navy test annually for HIv Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
...I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel Read more »