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Simultaneous Infection With Hep C And Hiv

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simultaneous infections with Hiv and hep c

I think I may have been infected with both hep c and hiv at the same time. I had a negative hiv test 7 months post exposure and am planning on taking another at 10 months. What are the chances that being infected by both would delay a postivie hiv...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...As long as you are HCV negative now, I would no longer get tested since I am not concerned about a delay of HIV seroconversion. Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

... Since 2000, outbreaks of sexually transmitted hepatitis C virus have been reported among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). In the current study, the authors conclude that Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that using bleach for 2 minutes also kills the Hepatitis C virus. It's possible that blood containing Hepatitis C can remain infectious outside of your body for up... Read more »
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HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im running out... Read more »

HIV and Hep C co-infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've read where HIV and Hep C co-infection can cause a person to take longer to test positive. Does anyone know how true this is? I've tested negative at Read more »

Hep C and Hiv Conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Question if someone has hep C, will this effect a 1st gen Elisia test at 3 months? Read more »

Pinksters test results:

Posted by coby, 9 Replies
...because my white blood calls are very high, which means I'm fighting something. In all the reading that I have done I thought HIV dropped white calls not raised them, maybe they go high st first then in time start to get lower and lower, don't... Read more »