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Severe Cramps Associated With Hep C

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safe sex between hepc woman and noninfected woman?

1) Can a hep c infected woman transmit the disease to another woman while having making love in any way normal way?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You need to be aware that the way we think hepatitis C is transmitted requires blood to blood exposure. Sexual transmission of HCV in general is very uncommon. I worry more about men who have sex with men since there have been multiple reports of... Read more »

aids &hepc which tx first

my niece was recently diagnosed with both. Tcells 8 and so far hepc load nknown but her MD... Read more »

hiv@hepc is viramune o.k.?

i use to be on viracept and epiver and zerit for 5 years.for the last 3 years i have been drug... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

My Fight for a Hepatitis C Cure

Lynda Dee I thought I had dodged a bullet. I had stopped using heroin intravenously in the early '70s and tested HIV negative. My husband wasn't so lucky -- he died of complications from AIDS in 1987, two years after our son died from SIDS. I... Read more »
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hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
it has been 6 months since exposure started having diarrhea and
all my lymph nodes in my breast and under arm are swollen
soreness in my back. my stomach keeps burning. had ars 3 weeks
after exposure lymphadenopathy but it didnt hurt but my throat
was... Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
having severe dry mouth,sores in mouth, dizzy, red eyes
is anybody living with hiv and hepc please help Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have lymph nodes in my jaw and the pain is shooting to my ear and then my head. Afraid to take anything exposed to hiv
and hep c blood. Went ID doctor he said hepc can delay hiv
3 months. I am going to buy home acsess test today.
What scares me the... Read more »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 Replies
New to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations for treatment. Read more »