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St Johns Wort Is It Safe For Hep C Patients

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Donation of body parts if HepC+ ?

I was exposed to Hep C over 20 yeas ago, so now I test poitive; but it has never made me sick. Would it be safe to donate my body at death? Could my body parts be of any help to anyone?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This is an interesting question. There is recent interest in using liver organs from hepatitis C individuals who have died and transplanting them in HCV positive patients who are dying from liver disease. The idea is that since there is such a... Read more »

Curious about gonorrhea and HepC co-transmission

I have read a lot of your answers on this page, and have deducted a couple of contradictory... Read more »

hep c non-transmittable?

A friend of mine who is both HIV positive and HepC positive practices unprotected bareback sex with... Read more »
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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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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 »
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Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ?

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Better read

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi all. I have read your responses to my posts. Mixed emotion huh. Yes it is quite hard to swallow but I promise you it is true. Like i said They had to send my labs out for diagnosis and I will indeed find out exactly where they sent them to. ... Read more »

My first post

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Hi everyone. This is my first time posting here so I don't know what to expect. I got this website from my counselor yesterday evening. She told me that people with HIV/AIDS are here to ask questions and share their experiences with so here I am.... Read more »

From me to all

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, I have read some questions posted to me. Well i did not expcet to hear that some of you dont believe my results. That is absolutely absturd! Why would someone me in this case, go so far as to say they were infected and that they... Read more »