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Type A Hepatitis Treatment And Length Of Illness

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications),
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hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fact that HCV is spreading among HIV-positive gay men via sexual transmission emphasizes the need to pay attention to which types of sexual activity may be more risky than others.Can I Be Re-Infected With Another Strain of HCV?Having one type of... Read more »

Hepatitis testing after occupational exposure

I read your response to a person who had begun pep [Post-Exposure Prophylaxis] for a occupational exposure and you stated that if the patient whose blood she was exposed to was high risk that she shouldbe tested for HIV and Hep over the next six...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...recommended for occupational exposures to hepatitis C. There is no vaccine available against hepatitis C.In regard to other types of hepatitis, it would be highly unlikely that you would become infected with hepatitis A or hepatitis E after a... Read more »

Unsafe Sex ->, Flu-like Illness -> Health Issues

Hello Dr. Conway:I engaged in a potentially very risky sexual act early in 2006 (unprotected receptive anal sex). That incident was the only time I have done this act before or since. The person I had sex with was of unknown HIV status, and when I...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Dear Tim:I think you have had enough HIV testing to rule this out as a cause of your symptoms. Warts are extremely contagious and it may well be that this is what you acquired during this contact, or other lower risk contacts. As for the... Read more »

Sanitary conditions in Vietnam relating to Hepatitis A, B and C

Hi,I've heard a lot of people coming back from Vietnam being sick and ill. The am most worried about AIDS and hepatitis mainly hepatitis C.In Vietnam, people in restaurants or people who sells food tend to use the same water to wash their dishes,...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...No not hepatitis C, but hepatitis A for sure. Before travelling overseas, everyone should be tested for hepatitis A and B and vaccinated if they Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...infections can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver; the most common types are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

...can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known types of hepatitis, but it is usually caused by one of three viruses: Hepatitis A, B or C. The effects of each virus... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
did you have a dry cough with your symptoms? and are you having any problems now? if you don't mind me asking because i had every thing you had with a dry cough but i could possibly be coinfected with hep c so they said i have to test out Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »

Results Normal

Posted by Anonymous
...was positive, I feel that its been so long that if I was infected I would have gotten sick or died by now. You read things and kind of check them off in your mind regarding odds, saying ok one encounter protected, shouldnt worry butA circumsized... Read more »

Please read, scared & need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...positive, I feel that its been so long that if I was infected I would have gotten sick or died by now. You read things and kind of check them off in your mind regarding odds, saying ok one encounter protected, shouldnt worry butA circumsized... Read more »