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Viral Hepatitis History

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that help the body fight off...
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Hepatitis C Heterosexual transmission/viral load number

My boyfriend just tested positive for Hep C & his viral load is over 700,000 which the lab reported as "HIGH". His liver enzyme panel showed "HIGH" range for the first of three... We had unprotected sex for the three months...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The sexual transmission rate of HCV is not really known. It usually takes somewhat longer for HCV antibodies to appear in the blood. However, an antibody test at 1,3,6 months should be sufficient.... Read more »

carga viral, cd4 vs historial clinico

dr. felicidades por su positivo desde febrero 2005 con sarcoma de caposi con carga viral de 550,000 copias, y cd4 de 170 en x laboratorio he tomado reyataz y combibir y despues de una ano feb 2006 cambia a kaletra y truvada hasta la...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola amigo de tierra apache,No es fuera de lo corriente ver las diferencias como describiste entre los resultados de los recuentos de CD4, de control a control y de laboratorio a laboratorio. No dara yo demasiada importancia a esta variacin normal.... Read more »

Resultados dudosos e historial.

Buen da.Tengo un caso pienso particular que me hace dudar de diagnstico. Desafortunadamente no tengo toda la informacin tcnica de los resultados. Enuncio mi historial. Vivo en Mxico D.F.A principio de Enero tuve relacin pienso de bajo riesgo, con...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Buenas tardes,Qu historial! Afortunadamente las respuestas a tus preguntas son muy francas.-No tan probable en absoluto. Eres VIH negativo, como tus resultados ms recientes han corroborado. -Tus sntomas no sugieren una infeccin por VIH.-S pudo; sin... Read more »

It's in the Archives! Out of date history or ?

Hi Dr.,I found this in the archives that mirrors my current concern. Is this answer still correct or is their new scientific data and/or opinion that you would like to add?Thank you.Oral sex: Precum concern?May 20, 2007 Dear Doc, Yes, another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, the answer is still accurate. I'll also repost below some more recent information about oral sex and the risk of acquiring HIV.Dr. BobSex with someone who is HIV+ (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)Mar 11, 2011Hi, I have recently been... Read more »
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ARS case histories &stress about the window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I can see that this has been discussed again and again on this forum, but...I tested negative at 9.5 weeks after a risky exposure and I'll test again at three months, but after reading recent posts (especially the patient histories and the one from... Read more »

My Case History

Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies
I thought posting my case history might be useful to others since I
have done well with the somewhat exotic therapies that I have used
over the years.


I am a 38 year-old male who was... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »


Posted by PSBOY, 1 Reply
Hola !!!
Mi duda es esta:

Mi otra vez aqui leyendo en Internet las contestaciones de algunas personas (el Dr. Steve) mencionaba que una persona que se infectara recientemente en las primeras semanas la carga viral aumentaba grtandemente hasta que... Read more »