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Symptoms Of A Hep B Flare Up

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HIV + Hepatitis B

Hello Dr.I was diagnosed with chronic Hepatits B and HIV six months ago, and my doctor decided for me to start on Atripla. I've been taking the drug for three weeks now, but seems that my Hepatits B symptomps increased. I had hepatic tests done, and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis flares with increased ALTs can certainly happen in the initial phases of hepatitis B treatment. I agree with your doctor that Atripla is a good choice for your HBV and HIV infections. I would expect that your viral Read more »

can efiverinz affect the liver with hep B?

...after taking nevirapin 4 three yrs hep b was diagnosed and distantion of abdomen is the major... Read more »

how will a person know if its already acute hepa b?

a friend of mind has been diagnose with hepa b a year ago.she's been just ask for fully rest and... Read more »
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Immune Reconstitution May Trigger Hepatic Flares in HIV/Hepatitis B Coinfected Patients Starting HAART

...name is Megan Crane. I'm from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. What we were actually looking at was the phenomenon of flares in HIV/HBV coinfected patients shortly after they begin the HAART treatment. 1 So, what happened in our... Read more »
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Emtriva

...and toxicity: Very tolerable. Side effects (rarely seen) may include headache, diarrhea, nausea, and rash. Flare-up of HBV (hepatitis B) in people co-infected with HIV/HBV has occurred when Emtriva was discontinued (see tips). Skin discoloration... Read more »
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Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
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Viread

...Kaletra. Do not take with Truvada or Atripla, since Viread is in these medications. You should not take Viread with Hepsera, a hepatitis B treatment. Tips: Viread combined with Emtriva (also available as Truvada) is considered the preferred... Read more »
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negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with... Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...urine, 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... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. Read more »