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People With Autoimmune Hepatitis

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Ask the Experts

autoimmune hepatitis

is autoimmune hepatitis genetic or hereditary ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is suspected that some patients may have a genetic predisposition, but it is not known for sure. There are two types of autoimmune hepatitis. One can develop in people of any age. The other type, usually develops in only girls or young women and... Read more »

HIV with autoimmunal disorders?

Hi Shannon, Thanks for all that you do on here. Dr. Cordova told me that the "3 percent"... Read more »

Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Triple Trouble: Infection With Hepatitis B Increases Risk of Death for People with HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

A Spanish research team reports that hepatitis B infection increases the risk of death by 75 percent for HIV/ hepatitis C-co-infected people. Earlier studies have focused on HIV/ hepatitis C co-infection or HIV/hepatitis B co-infection, but not the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA-Led Research Team Discovers an Autoimmune Mechanism for Serious Drug-Induced Adverse Reactions

A team of researchers led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has discovered a new mechanism for identifying and understanding drug-related autoimmune reactions. In an article available online today in the journal AIDS , the team found that... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Introduction First Questions Hepatitis C Transmission What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C Issues Affecting People Living With HCV/HIV Coinfection Acute HCV Infection in HIV-Positive Gay Men Chronic HCV/HIV Coinfection Tests... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections Hepatitis A (HAV) HAV is found in feces (stool). People become infected when feces from a person who is infected with HAV enters their mouth. This may occur when food (including raw or undercooked shellfish) or... Read more »
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Re: autoimmune

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Thanks people ,just read what you had to say about autoimunne disease, I ve had arthritis for 20 years not on meds for last 7 years .I was worried about that effecting my 3 month test which was neg. Thanks , One question about the ELISA 3 gen.Im... Read more »

Autoimmun Diseases

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone!
I wonder why a disease called Lupus can cause delayed seroconversation? Do a person with Lupus have low white blood cell or why does this disease cause delayed seroconversation? and what other Autoimmun diseases can cause delayed... Read more »

question on autoimmune

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have seen several comments on Autoimmune diseases and immunosupressants? Worried2002 in particular, where did you pull up info on them delayng testing? I have arthrits and have been on immunosuppressant drugs and was told by 3 people whom I... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »