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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
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Family members are IV Drug Users... is there a risk for me to be around them?

Hello I am a college student and live mostly on campus, except for when I go on breaks and stay with my family. I don't go home a lot because I have seven people in my immediate family who are IV drug users and I really can't handle the stress and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Neither HIV nor hepatitis C is transmitted via casual contact, such as sharing eating utensils, dishware, showers, food, drinks, etc. I would recommend Read more »

IRONIC ANSWERS FROM YOU

Dear dr. Bob,I posted a recent question with the title of "Local Delight" because I can't seem to find a similar case of mine in your forum.However, I found these 2 answers to be ironic:HIV, Breast milk & pasteurizationNov 16, 2006Dear Dr Frascino,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Three-Condom-Guy! How could I forget you? OK, on to your questions: 1. Breast milk from an HIV-positive woman can transmit the virus while breastfeeding infants. There are no recorded cases of HIV transmission via breast milk in adults. However,... Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV can be transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults Read more »

type of hepatitis

What type of hepatitis is transferable if an infected patient's blood + saliva get splashed into a dentist"s eyes?How about other diseases getting transferred thus? Thanks,
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are very rare cases of mucosal transmission of hepatitis B and C. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...concerning hepatitis B that discusses modes of transmission; perinatal concerns (e.g., infants born to HBsAg-positive mothers may be breast fed); prevention of HBV transmission to contacts, including the importance of postexposure prophylaxis... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Natural History and Treatment of Hepatitis C

...1997 issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology that people coinfected with HCV and HIV experience more aggressive hepatitis and more extensive liver damage than those without HIV. Yves Benhamou reported in the October 1999 issue of ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...through oral sex or for an HIV-infected woman to pass the virus to her baby before or during childbirth or after birth through breastfeeding or by prechewing food for her infant. In the United States, it is also possible to acquire HIV through... 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 Read more »
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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 »

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 »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

After 15 Months Just Tested POS!!!

Posted by pozsailor1, 5 Replies
NO NOT HIV, thank God! Pos for CMV. I don't know what that means for me now, but as I've been telling numerous Docs all along there is something wrong with me. That's what led me to hiv, big mistake. I still have groggy type headaches, slight... Read more »