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Tb And Hep C

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AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

... What Is TB? TB and HIV: A Bad Pair How Is TB Diagnosed? How Is TB Treated? Medication Problems The Bottom Line What Is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. TB usually affects the lungs, but sometimes can affect other organs, especially for people with HIV and a CD4 cell count under 200. TB is a very serious disease worldwide. Almost one-third
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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 common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current science Read more »

spinal tb

Hi, I am new to the forum,i have looked at the sight but not used it for discussion. I have cleared HepC after interferon treatment in 2006. I had type 2b and was in treatment for 6 months, i had a torrid time but it was worth it when it was proved...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello De and thank you for your post.Congratulations on the eradication of the hepatitis C. You're correct insomuch as there isn't a lot of content on our forums about tuberculosis, never mind spinal TB. That's not Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my question is concerning Hepatitis C? While talking in a session, a client of mine (I'm a counselor) with that dx in her chart (at some pt),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your risk of acquiring hepatitis C from getting a "small amount of spit" in your eye is nonexistent. I'll reprint some information about hepatitis C transmission Read more »

How do you get Tuberculosis (TB)?

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,I know Tuberculosis not is considered a sexual disease. However is a person considered at (high?) risk for TB from kissing a person with active TB infection?Sincerely Yours
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that is transmitted through airborne contact. It is transmitted when there is an active infection in Read more »
Articles
InfoRed SIDA

Tuberculosis (TB)

...¿Cómo Se Diagnostica? ¿Cómo Se Trata el TB? Problemas Con los Medicamentos En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es la TB? La tuberculosis (TB) es una infección causada por una bacteria. Normalmente ataca los pulmones pero a veces puede... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

The Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment Pipeline

...Nitroimidazopyran PA-824 Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Lupin Laboratory Compounds Conclusions References Introduction Although tuberculosis (TB) kills two million people a year -- one person every 15 seconds -- there have been no new... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

OIs and Co-Infections and STIs -- Oh, My!

...HIV, having another infectious illness on top of it is called a "co-infection." For example, "He is co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C." In HIV, other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are also co-infections. STIs continue to be a major... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Tuberculosis (TB)

... La tuberculosis ( TB) es una enfermedad respiratoria (pulmonar) seria, que puede ser fatal si no es tratada adecuadamente. Millones de personas Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A   d. and vaccinated for... Read more »

Getting tested together first

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Getting tested together first http://NotB4WeKnow.EditThisPage.com Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...during a routine physical exam. As for coinfections, the clinical situation is even worse; diagnostic tests for hepatitis B or hepatitis C are not available at all. A greater tragedy is unfolding on the tuberculosis (TB) front. TB is a... Read more »

Which tests did you get exactly?...

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...Acquired immune deficiency syndrome human immunodeficiency virus... b. TB tuberculosis... c. hepatitis B...      hepatitis C...      hepatitis A... d. vaccinated for hepatitis B...    ... Read more »