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Methadone And Hepatitis

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hepatitis C and methadone treatment

Hello,My sister found out she had Hepatitis C about two years ago. She is in methadone treatment and not really considering treatment for the hep c right now. I think she should be actively pursuing treatment...the sooner the better (?). And I...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Methadone maintenance is not an absolute reason not to start therapy for HCV. Recent preliminary studies suggest that patients in a stable Read more »

Second Hand Smoke & Resistance

Hi Doctor:Is it possible to develop drug resistance if exposed to second hand smoke from cigarettes... Read more »
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Drug Use and HIV

...Injection and Infection HIV infection spreads easily when people share equipment to use drugs. Sharing equipment also spreads hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other serious diseases. Infected blood can be drawn up into a syringe and then get... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...counts. This should mean staying healthier longer. Truvada has not been tested in people under 18 years old and people who have hepatitis B infection. They should not take Truvada without careful discussion with their health care provider. Some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

...non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. It should only be used by itself in special situations. Some people with HIV had their hepatitis B get worse after they stopped taking lamivudine, which is part of Trizivir. Get tested for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

...than 12 years old because the individual doses of zidovudine and lamivudine cannot be adjusted. Some people with HIV had their hepatitis B get worse after they stopped taking lamivudine, a part of Combivir. Get tested for hepatitis B before you... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

signing my death wish...

Posted by Erica, 4 Replies
...past does warrent for a disease of this kind. I started noticing symptoms awhile ago, but thought i was withdrawing form the methadone and herion, there is where I thought the stomach problems and chills where coming from, until I noticed stuff... Read more »

clean needles

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
answer my question for me here is where i posted it http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=death&Number=17596&page=0&view=expanded&sb=5 If you do know the answers here my email hacktec@ecolovers.com Read more »