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Vitamin C And Hepatitis

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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
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Vitamin C and its effects

Hi,I would like to inquire about the intake of the daily supplement of Vitamin C and its effect on the HIV virus.Recently, I read an article from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center entitled "High Levels of Vitamin C Prove Toxic to HIV"....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have been written by dinosaurs in the Mesozoic era. They really are not all that relevant to HIV treatment circa 2010!As for vitamin C, sure, high enough levels may be toxic to HIV. Extremely high levels of almost anything may be toxic to HIV,... Read more »

Enlarged Liver

My doctor said that my liver was large. He said he should not have been able to feel my liver as easily during my physical exam, but that I should worry because my liver was smooth. My question is that is an enlarged liver normal/common for HIV+...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Atripla. Fatty liver is a common cause of liver enlargement in the general population. A variety of infections (including viral hepatitis), cirrhosis, alcohol liver disease, heart problems, auto-immune conditions, other systemic diseases can... Read more »

pls help

good day dra, i'm a hepa b carrier (according to my dr, Chronic hepa b)... im taking lamivudine... my concern is i'm a nursing student and we have a duty in hospital twice a week can i take ascorbic acid (vit.c) also? and my husband is negative for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You can certainly take vitamin C. No issues there.Your husband should be vaccinated against hepatitis B so there is no risk to him. He should get his serologies 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
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...unless your doctor tells you something different (see "Key vitamins and minerals for HIV," Chapter 4 ). Antioxidants like vitamin C, vitamin E and alpha lipoic acid may be beneficial (see Chapter 4 ). Keep vitamin C intake below 1,000 mg per... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...acidosis,including: Treatment with Videx and/or Zerit (when used together, the risk is evenhigher) Treatment with ribavirin (for hepatitis C) Treatment with Glucophage (metformin) (used to control diabetes) Obesity ... Read more »
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? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

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...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive Read more »