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Relationship Between Hepatic Vein And Hepatitis

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

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Hepatitis B and HIV relationship

Is there any direct link or relationship between hepatitis B(HBV) and HIV, or are they completely disconnected?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
They are completely unrelated viruses. HBV is a DNA virus; HIV is an RNA virus. They are similar in terms of how high they replicate in the body; they also can become resistant to medications. Both can be transmitted through injection drug use and... Read more »

Relationship between Hepatitis & HIV

Can a HIV + person be immunised against hepatitis B? Will HIV infection causes the hepatitis B antibodies inthe body to be weakened? Will anti HIV combination treatment help against fighting hepatitis?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis B vaccine will work well in HIV patients,not quite as well as in HIV negative patients. I would definitely recommend it for both HIV and non HIV patients. DTD... Read more »

hepatitis C and ITP : co-relationship and co-treatment

my wife is suffering from hepatitis C and platelets shortage disease (ITP). Please guide me for better treatment and diagonostic procedure. Also brief me about the main cause of diseases and their inter relationship if any. thanks...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It is unclear to me how your wife would have gotten infected with HCV, but one of the most common ways is through exposure to infected blood. As this is also a common way to get HIV, it would be very important for her to be tested for HIV if she... Read more »
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
HBV and HIV can be transmitted in similar fashion - through injection drug use or sex.Patients who have HIV before they get HBV have a lower chance of clearing their hepatitis B.... Read more »
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Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine.

We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

Posted by Anonymous

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

NATAP is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 Federal tax status. Its
mission is to educate individuals about HIV and hepatitis treatment as well
as to advocate on behalf of people living with HIV/AIDS. NATAP... Read more »

Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »