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Symptoms Of The Onset Of Hep C

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hepatitis c antibody formation

if hypothetically you contracted hiv and hepatitis c at the same time... i have read that acute hepatitis c can delay hiv seroconversion but is it also true that hiv can delay hepatitis c seroconversion if they were both contracted at the same time?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I am not aware of reports of delayed HCV seroconversion in patients with recent onset of HIV infection. In fact a report in 2009 of 3 patients who had acquired both infections simultaneously showed seroconversion rates Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

ACUTE hepatitis C

Dear Doctor,Kindly enlighten us on what is acute hepatitis C? How do we know we have this... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...headaches, muscle and body aches, and nausea. Have a water bottle with you at all times. If you have issues with depression prior to hep C treatment, don't wait till you start treatment to start the antidepressants. They can take up to three... 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 »
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 about Read more »
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Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...above. Like HIV, Hepatitis B can be transmitted through unprotected sex or through sharing of syringes and injection supplies. Hepatitis C is mostly transmitted through blood to blood contact, usually by sharing syringes or other injection... Read more »
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Liver problems, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys, How good to have you out there to share my worries. After a high risk sexual relation over 3 months ago, I have had a flue on 2 occassions, once after 4 weeks, and then after 10 weeks. I have had 3 hiv tests done, at 2 weeks, 4 weeks and 12... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...take these meds i had about a ten gallon size bag of pills left over i didn't take over 20 years. In 2006 i was dianosed with hep C with stage 2 liver damage and hopefully will began treatment as soon, as i have enough tcells to survive the hep... Read more »

Earliest onset of symptoms?

Posted by GuyInSJ, 2 Replies
Less than 48 hours after performing oral sex (without ejaculation) on an HIV+ guy, I have developed a fever and swollen lymph nodes. I'm still in the 72-hour window for PEP but my understanding is that PEP is generally not recommended in this... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...and my viral load in excess of 700,000+. My follow up visit to my Doctor's visit started with the discovery thay I had the onset of Karposi's Sarcoma. Has anyone else had this, and been successfully treated for it? Does it disappear completely... Read more »