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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

...Darunavir may cause side effects. The following life-threatening or severe side effects have been reported. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience: Hepatotoxicity (serious liver problem). Patients with chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, or abnormal liver function tests before being treated with darunavir, should be monitored closely. Call your healthcare provider right away if you experience the following signs of liver problems: ...
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Hepatitis C and saliva

I handled a retainer that came directly from someone's mouth who was Hepatitis C positive. I had a few small cuts on my hand. Should I be tested and what is the risk for transmission by saliva? I have read a few studies from reputable sources on the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes, HCV has been isolated from saliva, but there are no data to show that saliva has been proven to be a vehicle for HCV transmission.No I would not get tested for this exposure. Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current Read more »

niece has a aunt that has hepatitis c, she plays with my kids should i worry

I have a niece that stays all night with her aunt that has hepatits c. She is really careful. But I worry that my kids may get it. The other day I saw them sticking their tounges out and spit flying up in their faces. what if some salivia got in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There is no risk of Hepatitis C infection without blood to blood exposure. I would continue fostering the get togethers with the kids. Read more »

hepatitis c oral sex

I have been in a relationship with a male.I am female.I give him oral and i let him ejaculate in my mouth 3 or 4 times a week for about a year.I found out today that he has hcv.what are the odds i have contracted hcv?he never ejaculates in my vagina...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...these exposures with your physician and consider getting baseline laboratories done to reassure you, but suspect you will be hepatitis C negative. I would also get vaccinated against hepatitis B if you have never had this immunization to increase... Read more »
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding Hepatitis

... Table of Contents Introduction Your Liver Symptoms and Long-Term Effects Diagnosing Hepatitis What Can You Do? References Introduction Hepatitis is a general name for an inflammation, or swelling, of the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use,... Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Tenofovir DF is also approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in adults. It is not known whether tenofovir DF is safe and effective for treatment of chronic... Read more »
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hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...when i came back home i turned my lips and very little blood came out . i spoke to the women after wards she said that she had hepatitis c and it cannot be transmitted this way . she said that she is hiv negative she has two healty kids and... Read more »

husband hive+ and i'm hive-

Posted by Anonymous
...My husband is hive+ and i'm hive- he was tested+ two years agonies is also hepatitis babbage what makes me very worried about his stub he is drinking alcohol almost every day and his doctor told him that alcohol Read more »

signing my death wish...

Posted by Erica, 4 Replies
...methadone and herion, there is where I thought the stomach problems and chills where coming from, until I noticed stuff in my mouth last saturday, seemed to be the same until today. My boyfriend and I have been dating 7 months, he is now showing... Read more »