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Types Of Hepatitis For Which A Vaccine Is Available

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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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hepatitis c and hiv

my partner is hep c and hiv i am also hiv.. we are very much in love and we would like to have sex with no condoms.. but my partner is scared of passing hep c to me... i have had the appropiate boosters and injections against hepc for the last 8...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(have unprotected sex) with your partner is the possibility of acquiring a different strain of HIV-1. (There are many different types of HIV-1.) You can read much more about HIV superinfection or dual infection in the archives of this forum. The... Read more »

Hebatitis B vacination and HIV Test (HEPATITIS B VACCINE AND HIV TESTS, 2009)

Dear Doctor,I have just proceeded a donation and wondering how to do a blank donations to be directly withdrawn from my accounts quarterly, a small amount but feel to do it.I have searched troughs your treads and did not find such subject posed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...following my donation... you don't really sign all those yourself do you???? Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Thanks for your kind words. To answer your specific questions: 1. No, you should not be worried. Failure to produce detectable antibodies... 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 »

false hiv + testing_Hepatitis

Hello,-Can a recent vaccination against Hepatitis B cause a false HIV + testing?-If it is yes, how can it be proven that the individual is actually not HIV + and it is a false testing because of the recent Hepatitis B vaccination?-Can we call this...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would not suspect that the vaccine was a cause of a false positive HIV test. 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

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...abdominal pain) and 2) jaundice or elevated serum aminotransferase levels. Because the clinical characteristics are the same for all types of acute viral hepatitis, Hepatitis A diagnosis must be confirmed by a positive serologic test for... Read more »
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition

Nine Years and Counting: Will We Have an HIV Vaccine by 2007?

...vaccine concepts; increasing the annual number of vaccine concepts evaluated in primate models; increasing the annual number of vaccine products that should be evaluated in Phase I trials; increasing the number of industry partners involved in... Read more »
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blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Window for Hepatitis and Hiv and more

Posted by Anonymous
...that will boost the immune system to kill virus in brain and so one. There is a long way to go. But scientist looks for two types of vaccines one for those allready exposed and one vaccine for thoose in a risk. 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 »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
...wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »