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My Husband Has Hep C Should I Be Tested

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Husbands Ex-wife is being tested for HEP C and I fear for children

My step kids(whom my husband has full custody of) came home from being with their mother for two weeks and said she had a liver disease and that they were not suppose to drink after her, when i thought about and since i have an associate degree in...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Hepatitis C is transmitted through exposure to blood. It is not transmitted from drinking glasses, food utensils, kissing, etc. It is not Read more »

TESTED FOR HEP C

My husband had hep c and passed away 8 years ago. My children and I were tested 6 months after he... Read more »

hepatitis C an sliva

My Aunt has just found out she has hep C. I have a 4 month old son who she has kissed on the... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about Read more »
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...but never really thought about it as I assumed I would be dead by the time it kicked in. Now, I am more concerned about the hep C, especially as it is 20 years since I got infected with HIV (I know I picked it up in 1986), and the hep C might... Read more »
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...myself through the anxiety of one test at eight weeks, another at three months and a third at six months? What if having hepatitis C delayed HIV antibodies from presenting past the window period? Would I need to keep testing after 12 months? ... Read more »
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DELAYED SEROCONVERSION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...JOHN HOPKINS SITE SAID THAT CHRONIC HEP C CAN CAUSE DELAYED SEROCONVERSION SO IF THAT PERSON HAS BOTH BECAUSE OF HIV HE WOULD BE MORE LIKELY TO GIVE YOU HEP C SO IF YOUR Read more »

Trust my negative results?

Posted by Franek, 3 Replies
...test me further for HIV (unless I have had a new risk which I haven't) but have left the option open for Hep. C and Syphilis testing at their 6 month official window period. My exposure at the beginning of December was unprotected with a... Read more »

I've been married for 3 years and I just tested +

Posted by frida, 9 Replies
...ago. It seems that my husband was an asymptomatic carrier of the virus (HSV). To add to that, we found out that he was also Hep C positive, I am not. I am still numb. I don't understand. I feel angry at my husband, but I love him to death. We... Read more »

Pinksters test results:

Posted by coby, 9 Replies
I told you I would let you know what came back and what he said so here it goes. Doc called at 6:00 tonight and all my tests were back, this is what he had to say. My EIA was negative, my Westergreen was normal, my cd4 is 1180 and my HSF was in the... Read more »