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Transferring Hepatitis

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hepatitis c transfer

can hepatitis c be transferred in any other ways besides blood and needles? Also can you still hepatitis A and B even though you have had a Vaccine for it?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...The vaccines are about 96% effective. Occasionally after 10 years or so, boosters may be necessary for the vaccines. Hepatitis C is rarely transmitted sexually, most often in people who have multiple partners and sexually transmitted diseases. So... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum." Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV... Read more »

type of hepatitis

What type of hepatitis is transferable if an infected patient's blood + saliva get splashed into a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Lack of Money Shutters Salinas HIV/AIDS Center

...about 8,000 needles every month, including about 5,000 from the drop-in center, said Roxanne Butterfield. "The possibility of transferring hepatitis C or HIV is greater because they don't have that accessibility to the clean syringes," Smith... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...(name changed) recent STD screening at a Chicago public health clinic. "I don't have HIV," the college student says, "but I have hepatitis B -- which I never heard of before. Hepatitis is an infectious, blood-borne virus that inflames the liver.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Detachable Needles on Syringes Promote Hepatitis C Transmission, Study Says

...Infections, Yale University School of Medicine researchers will present a study, reportedly the first of its kind, of the viability of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in used syringes. When shared among injecting drug users, syringes with detachable... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

... Summary Introduction Correctional Populations Health Care in the Correctional System Risk Factors for Viral Hepatitis Transmission Among Incarcerated Persons Epidemiology and Outcome of Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Preventing... Read more »
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you must be kidding me

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
http://www.webspawner.com/users/hivtest/ this site claims they have documented cases of people taking up to 3 years to test positive by antibody test and is updated till 2006 feb Read more »

unusual symptoms

Posted by Meagan, 4 Replies
i have a relative who is h.i.v positive ive been dealing with that and i am coping well however i am beginning to be concerned about my own health recently i have been having a minor ear ache and a swollen toungue and now i have white bumps in the... Read more »

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, then I use the same one and nick myself while shaving my legs, could the virus be transfered? My thought is that since the infected (ish, I hate that term) blood dries and is exposed to air, it... Read more »

FACTOR TRANSFER

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hola gente. Alguien tiene conocimiento de si el tranfer factor o factor de transferencia ( colostro ) es un paliativo y ayuda a la recuperacion rapida de los CD4 y ayuda a la inmunidad en general ? atte. Read more »