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Transmitting Hep B From Patient To Health Provider

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...women Are younger than age 40 Do not have HIV or hepatitis B infection Are white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed to blood that is infected with hep C. If you don't share equipment to use drugs and avoid other contact with...
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Patient require your help!!! (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Hi, doctor Robert J Franscino My name is Deepak . I am MD, Internal medicine. I am from New Jersey. One of my patient is going through severe anxiety and depression. He tested Positive on Labcorp ICMA test for Hiv 1/O/2 but negative on western blot....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...routine HIV screening or HIV diagnosis. (See below.)Dr. BobFDA Approves Most Comprehensive System to Test Donated Blood for HIV, Hepatitis B & Hepatitis CAdvanced test for increased blood safety is first to add the detection of HIV- 1 Group O RNA... Read more »

viral load

the last time I visited with my specialists he said my viral load was at 1,000,000 / ml and my geno type is 1, what exactly does this mean? he also told me that since I already am so fatigued and so sick to my stomach that he would not recommend...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...information below from the archives that may address your questions. If not, write back with additional details.Good luck.Dr. Bob Hepatitis C and HIVFebruary 20, 2006What Is Hepatitis C?Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by a virus. The... Read more »

what is it (hep b)

what exactly is hep b, how do you get it? what are the chances of a husband of passing it to his wife (unknowingly) and they have a child together? well the wife and baby get it, if the sex was unproteced during marriage?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Whether hepatitis B is passed on during intercourse will depend on whether the patient has inactive HBV (without virus in their blood) or has a lot Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. In regard to the Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines, at this time, booster shots are not usually necessary. After completing the initial vaccination series, in the vast Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
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Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

...information any time you want, as new guidelines come about? I understand you have guidelines for hepatitis C [hep C] and hepatitis B [hep B] exposure as well. Yes. What is often forgotten is that oftentimes exposures to HIV can also carry a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: 79 Veterans Administration Patients Never Learned of Colonoscopy Risks

...included last year when the VA informed more than 2,400 Miami-area patients that improperly cleaned equipment put them at risk for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV. "This is inexcusable. We need to take care of these veterans," said Dr. Robert... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...very easily in blood, or through tattooing or sexual activity. Tattoos received in prison are linked with increased risk for hepatitis B and C. Condoms are not allowed in most jails or prisons. What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are... Read more »
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Providers in Rural Upstate NY

Posted by dickspoz
...Looking for providers / HIV specialist in upstate NY. Warren, Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Fulton & Montgomery Counties. If Read more »

Looking for providers in upstate NY

Posted by dickspoz
...Looking for providers / HIV specialist in upstate NY. Warren, Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Fulton & Montgomery Counties. If 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 »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...United States 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... Read more »