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Symptoms Of Hepatitis C Illness

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...both acute diseases. They are spread by contact with fecal matter, either directly or from water that has sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual contact, or through contact with infected blood. Globally, about 10% of people with HIV also are...
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After Hip Replacement surgery and feeling ill.

Question to The Body of evening of Saturday, April 10, 2010, 9:52pm.I had hip replacement surgery on March 3 2010. I am HIV positive and have had an AIDS diagnosis since October of 1994. I have been infected since approximately 1982. It is now 5 1/2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Hip replacement surgery is a big deal for any patient with lots of stress on the body and demands for recovery/rehabilitation. Often staying in a hospital or getting antibiotics can results in acquiring a gut infection (ie with C difficule) that can... Read more »

Worried Sick! Please Help!!! I'll donate!!

Dear Dr. Bob,I am writing you again because I would really like my questions answered. I'm so paranoid right now. I can barely eat. Six days ago, I engaged in sexual intercourse with my HIV+ partner for the first time. I used a condom, and there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail (break).Your "symptoms" are not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).I would strongly suggest you... Read more »


Hello Mrs. McGovern If a person had both HIV and HEP C but "REFUSED" treatment no matter what, and also one that "REFUSRED TO GET TESTED" how long would it be untill noticable symptoms occured, what would the symptoms be, because if any of thses...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The most common symptom of hepatitis C is fatigue so I am afraid this is not very helpful. Testing will alleviate your anxiety and will empower you to get the treatment Read more »

symptoms of hepatitis C

What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis C? I feel tired all the time and have a small ache on my right side, under the rib cage, it also seems hardened
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Most commonly patients have no symptoms. Those that do often have fatigue. Patients with acute infection uncommonly have other symptoms such as right upper quadrant pain, nausea, loss of appetite and can develop jaundice (turning yellow). If you are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...get the other types. What is hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver. It results from infection with the... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms of hepatitis C? What is chronic hepatitis C? How is hepatitis C diagnosed? How is hepatitis C treated?... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...know it. Both areslow acting viruses. People can be infected for yearswith either virus without having any signs orsymptoms of illness. Why is HIV and Hep C co-infectiona problem? Being infected with both HIV and Hep C is a problembecause each... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Returning Sick -- HIV, Illness, Death and Migration

While migration in South Africa is commonly thought of as rural to urban, the number of ill or seriously ill HIV/AIDS patients who return home to the rural Eastern Cape from Cape Town indicates the traffic goes both ways. Patricia Fekema, a... Read more »
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Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
My name is Vanessa I have been with my boyfriend for about a year and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last... Read more »


Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
My girlfriend, who I cheated on to get into this horrible mess in the first place, is now ill. Swollen glands, sore throat, tired, been sick. BUT SHE HAS A RASH TOO. Yeah, she has allergies. No, the rash hasn't concerned her as she thinks it's... Read more »

Mystery Illness, Possible Solution Attn DoucheFace

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies This thread is about Gulf War Syndrome. Sounds just like what Douche describes. Maybe he isn't crazy. And GWS can be tranmitted casually. Read more »

antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever. Actually, i'm one of them. I wondered about the following thing: In most HIV literature you read that the seroconverting illness happens somewhere between 2 and 6 weeks after infection. Is it correct to assume that for the ones who... Read more »