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Type Of Syringe Used In Hepatitis A Vaccination

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

... What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis?
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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
...order they were discovered. Before hepatitis C was discovered in 1989, the virus was referred to as "non-A non-B hepatitis."Hepatitis A and BAfter an HCV diagnosis, it's important to find out whether you are protected against hepatitis A and B --... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this! I am sorry for asking again!!!! Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Maybe you shouldn't make those "last question forever" type statements. Something tells me you're more of a "hey doc, I just thought of another question" type of guy. Regarding... Read more »

Salaam from Charikar-Afghanistan, I have arrived at your door step

Respected Dr.Robert, kindly accept my salutation.I am a resident of Charikar, here in Northern afghanistan.It really goes without saying that indeed this region is in absolute tatters.With the soviets marauding in the 1980's and eventually the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Salaam!Your fears are completely unwarranted. Universal precautions to prevent the spread of blood-borne pathogens, such as HIV and hepatitis, have been in place in India for many years. Reusing needles for a mass vaccination program would... Read more »

PCR Test?

Hey Doctor Bob: FIRST AND FOREMOST, you should remind all your readers that end of year charity contributions are PERFECT for tax deductions! I donate to your charity every December! Thanks for your kind notes! Fast question for you... I've read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...http://www.thebody.com/cria/hepatitis/hbv.html)This topic is often confusing, even for physicians! Stay well, Dave.Dr. BobViral Hepatitis and HIV By Tim Horn and James Learned Hepatitis B What Is Hepatitis B and How Is It Transmitted?Hepatitis B... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...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 Hepatitis C?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine. Cannot be administered before age 6 weeks or after age 7 years. TWINRIX®: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccine. recommended for persons aged ≥18 years who are at increased risk for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Living With Chronic Hepatitis B

...rid of the virus. They stay infected for life, and can spread HBV to others. If you have had other types of hepatitis, such as hepatitis A or hepatitis C, you can still get hepatitis B. How Serious Is Hepatitis B? 1.25 million people living... Read more »
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Part two

Posted by Anonymous
...infectious in a used syringe. Inside the hermetically sealed syringe, HIV can remain viable for up to 36 days, depending on the type of syringe and the amount of virus it contained to begin with. Syringes with detachable needles, your basic... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...following year, in 1967, also die of immune deficiency. Blood tests later reveal the family all tested positive for the group O subtype of HIV, which is mostly found in West Africa, indicating that the man had likely been infected during his... Read more »

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...Volunteer Contact Us HIV/AIDS and STD Info Drug Resistant Strain of HIV - Q&A FAQ: HIV/AIDS FAQ: STDs FAQ: Hepatitis FAQ: Crystal Meth Safer Injection HIV/AIDS Statistics Needle Exch. Progs. External Resources ... 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 »