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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 »

It's getting worse:

Posted by coby, 8 Replies
Well for the past three days I feel liking I'm fighting thrush in my mouth. I have it coming from the back of my tongue and can wipe ot off and it comes back, my tongue is also hairy looking. I also feel like I'm fighting PID again which is another... Read more »

please please help

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
was exposed to hiv +and hepc+ man on 8-16-05
took home acsess test on 2-12-06 test-neg.the doctor
said it can take up to 12 months to show up if you are
infected with both hiv + hep c wanted a pcr and riba but
he said it will do no good that the virus... Read more »
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HEPC symptoms = hiv?

Dr. McGovern I love you, in terms of your responses about hepatitis and HIV. Not to hoot your horn, but your responses are precise, knowledgeable and compassionate. You're my favorite expect. Anyway, now to more important matters, i am feeling...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Some of your symptoms, such as itchy skin (pruritis) and extreme fatigue could be related to viral hepatitis. If you have had risk exposure, I would recommend that you see your doctor in follow-up to discuss testing and to follow-up on your six... Read more »

hiv and hepc

I was snorting cocaine with a friendI have a deviated septum so I can only use one nostril and at that time I had a cold sore in my nose.when it was my turn to do the next line I sucked up blood into my nose.I looked in the straw and it had alot of...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would get testing for HIV,HCV, and HBV. You can get tested now and in follow-up.... Read more »

Am I done with HIV and HepC testing at 22 / 28 weeks?

Good day Dr McGovern , I'm a 39 year old , slightly overweight male in the UK, smoker and drinker. Following a high risk exposure of unprotected sex with a woman on her period (what was I thinking!) who turns out is HIV+ I had an ARS-like...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It seems that you have had a great deal of testing and I suspect that your symptoms are not related to hepatitis or HIV viruses. The symptoms around 22 weeks could be related to hepatitis - but if there was no new risk - your HCV antibody should... Read more »

exposure to hep c

I'm a healthcare worker and got ascites fluid from HepC pos patient on my hands...had some cracks in them from dry skin. My initial HCV antibody at the time of exposure was negative. Will a HCV PCR give me any information at week 4...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The risk of getting hepatitis C is extremely low. I think that since you are a healthcare worker, you should simply follow the post-exposure recommendations for serial testing for your own protection. However, I expect you to remain negative.... Read more »
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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 »