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Teaching Children About Hepatitis B

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...taken orally, and needle sharing may lead to increased risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV and or other bloodborne diseases. Unsanitary silicone injecting is also common despite the risk of transmitting or acquiring HIV, hepatitis B and C, and multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), as well as the danger of foreign substance reactions, in which the body rejects the silicone (see sidebar below). Nonetheless, many transgender...
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Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for kids in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confused adults as well, in my inbox anxiously waiting for an answer!Dr. BobThe New York Times May 3, 2009When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education By JAN HOFFMANTHE special cellphone, set on vibrate, begins to whir. Throughout North Carolina,... Read more »

All the way with Stripper (twice)

Dr. BobThank you for responding to my question entitled All the way with a Stripper (twice). I agree that a science-based, age-appropriated abstinence plus program sex education needs to be taught in schools. Abstinence-until-marriage programs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...All-The-Way-(Twice)-Guy,Welcome back to the forum."Sex education needs to reflect real life." BRAVO! I couldn't have said it better myself!Regarding hepatitis B, your risk is essentially nonexistent. As for hepatitis B vaccination, if you are not... Read more »

All the way with Stripper (twice)

Dr. BobYesterday I met a stripper and we went all the way (twice actually). I used a condom each time, but at one point I stuck my finger in her vagina. I think there was some vaginal fluid but she did not cum or anything. I noticed later that my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mark to be certain your test results are definitive and conclusive.Regarding hepatitis, no, you can not contract hepatitis A or hepatitis B from someone who has been successfully vaccinated.How do you explain all this to your future wife? Hmmm .... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Antibody Tests

Dr. Dieterich:While I understand that there are other tests capable of detecting hepatitis b and c more quickly after a potential exposure than the antibody tests, can you tell me what the window period is for the antibody tests to detect hepatitis...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The window period is usually around 6 months reliably. However most people show antibodies at 3 months but some may take as long as 12 months although that would be a rarity. DTD Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis A Virus Infection Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis B Virus Infection Recommendations for Juvenile Correctional Facilities -- Hepatitis C Virus Infection ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United States. The report provides updated recommendations to improve... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...worker, the CDC nonetheless suggests that when treating people with AIDS, personnel take precautions similar to those used with hepatitis B patients. Related Links Read the guidelines AIDS is named The CDC convenes a meeting of... Read more »

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

educating the children

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi, I am a college Freshman and for the past two years I have been an educator through Planned Parenthood. As an educator I teach a program called, "How to Say NO," to middle school students and one called, "From All Walks of Life," to... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »