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Viral Hepatitis History

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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
Ask the Experts

hepatitis or HIV from a colonoscopy?

I had a colonoscopy for some bowel issues. They took some biopsies that showed no colitis. About 5 weeks later, I get this continuous, unrelenting high fever 101-103F for 12 days straight. I had chills and muscle pains and felt like crap with...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...not show gallstones or an enlarged common bile duct.I think your history and clinical picture were consistent with an acute viral hepatitis but your work-up was extensive and complete and no cause was found. I am also stumped. I don't know what... Read more »

history of cd4 and cd8 lymphopenia but hiv 1 and hiv 2 and western blot has been ruled out

my cd4 count is at 478/ul lymph is at 36.8% my cd8 count is at 113/ul lymph 8.7% but have never tested pos for hiv 1 or hiv 2 or western blot . in 2005 i had a pneumocystis carinii pneumonia i was also tested and tested neg for hiv . i was ok after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...same condition. Here is my story back in 1997 I had a sexual partner which after two years into the relationship and a long history of unprotected sex found out she was HIV positive, however after rigorously testing I remained negative, time flew... Read more »

hepatitis c virus

what causes hepatitis c virus? was it my partner's drinking? or his past sex history? I have been with him for 1 year, and he just got diagnosed. please help clear some air.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis C was spread in the past through contaminated blood products; today the most common route is injection drug use. Sexual transmission is uncommon. You will want to discuss risk factors further with your partner. Read more »

High B12 and Folic Acid But Low Hemoglobin and Hematocrit

My 82 yr old aunt in a nursing home has a history of MS, congestive heart failure, stroke with partial paralysis. She has just begun developing jaundice (no fevers or BP irregularities)but has elevated blood B12 (1426 pg/ml) and Folate (>20.0...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...parenteral vitamins.Jaundice in that setting can be secondary to many causes.She may have toxicity from any drug,ischemic hepatitis ,viral hepatitis,or even malignancy of the periampullar area of the liver or metastatic liver disease.The patient... Read more »
Articles
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 »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

...C on HIV Hepatitis C progression in HIV-positive people As with HIV, there are similar terms to describe thenatural history of HCV infection. Acute infection (0-6 months) Acute infection refers to the first six months after... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...sickness and death due to HIV HIV treatment in prisons and jails is influenced by many factors, including: Prior treatment history Current viral load (see Fact Sheet 125 ) and CD4 (see Fact Sheet 124 ) levels Resistance to... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...called a subclinical infection -- something that hasn't been diagnosed or noticed yet. Talking to your doctor, taking a thorough medical history, and checking a full range of blood tests can go a long way in diagnosing other possible infections. ... Read more »
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Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »

Sad history... please help me... not fair...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It happened on October 2004, I had sex with a woman (she knew that maybe she was positive), the condom ripped... for a long while, I found out maybe 10 minutes later, blood involved... Convinced the girl to take a test, on November 2004, negative... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got hiv.am not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...I've been sick more than any other recent years conbined. Prior to this year, a broken wrist - that's it. Despite my testing history, I can't shake this fear that HIV may be causing my ongoing problems and that the testing may have missed it. ... Read more »