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AIDS InfoNet

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 virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by
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Hepatitis

what is the difference between Hep C and Hep B. Is one more serious than the other?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Both can cause liver disease and liver cancer. Hepatitis B is spread through sex and injection drug use; hepatitis C is spread most commonly through injection drug use and much less Read more »

Hepatitis B

I was recently diagnosed HIV positive. When the ID doctor did my labs he told me that I had Hepatitis B at some point and it cleared itself. I am reading that there is a risk of cirrhosis of the liver and cancer of the liver as a result. How do I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I suspect that you have the following laboratory tests based on your physician's comment: Hepatitis B non reactiveHepatitis B core reactiveHepatitis B surface antibody reactive.With this profile, you would not need any more follow-up. Read more »

HepatitisB infection and consequences

a friend needs to know the methods of transmittal andthe consequencesof Hep B so that she can inform her granddaughter who is fearfull of the vaccine
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B can be spread through exposure to blood - either through sex or injection drugs.Hepatitis B can cause cirrhosis and hepatocellular Read more »

Hepatitis B

I can see the list of questions is already one mile long, but here is anotherone: How aware people are of the risk of Hepatitis B compared to AIDS? Just recently I heard thatHepatitis B, a mortal disease, can be transmited 100 times easier than HIV....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question regarding Hepatitis B.Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. There are multiple causes ofhepatitis, some infectious (like Hepatitis B), and Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

... Men with hepatitis B are more likely than women to develop liver cancer, and serum concentrations of male sex hormones may play a part, a new study Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

... A spike in the rate of hepatitis C throughout Queens is behind an "unusually high rate" of liver cancer in the borough, say local health officials. Hepatitis Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Black AIDS Group Expands Focus to Cervical Cancer, Hepatitis C

...not-for-profit that promotes HIV/AIDS awareness among black religious communities, will expand its focus to address cervical cancer and hepatitis C, Pernessa Seele, founder and CEO of the organization, said on Tuesday, Religion News Service/ USA... Read more »
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Study Finds Association Between Hepatitis B and Pancreatic Cancer

...Digest: Summary of study being published October 1, 2008 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology , showing that evidence of past hepatitis B infection was twice as prevalent in patients with pancreatic cancer as in healthy people. Quote for... Read more »
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Dr. Urkie (hepatitis)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dr. cuales son los primeros sintomas de la hepatitis si esque los hay. se que no todas las personas tiene sintomas pero si es que los hay cuales serian. Por favor Dr. sea espesifico. Read more »

headline news

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

LA HEPATITIS TAMBIEN ES MORTAL? TIENE CURA?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...muchos sintomas. Bueno el hecho es q al leer los distintos post me he dado cuenta q no soloelvih es peligroso sino tambien lahepatitis... mi pregunta es si esta enfermedad es mortal, tiene cura o es irreversible y q tipode analisis debode hacerme... Read more »