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Vitamins For Hep B

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Vitamins and HIV/HEP B

Dr. McGovern:I wanted to know if taking Opti-Pack multi vitamins (which have pretty high doses of most vitamins, minerals and antioxidants), could be toxic to my liver during HIV/Hep B coninfection.I am also taking Astragalus (250mg), to at least...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I only suggest routine multivitamins and consideration of Vitamin E. I think too much of anything isn't a good thing. Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization? Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Antibody Tests

Dr. Dieterich:While I understand that there are other tests capable of detecting hepatitis b and c... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can Vitamin E Help People Recover From Hepatitis B?

... Background When someone is first infected with the microbe HBV -- hepatitis B virus -- it causes inflammation of the liver. Some people can recover from HBV infection, but in people who are not able to recover Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

...increase your CD4 cell counts. This should mean staying healthier longer. Tenofovir may also help control Hepatitis B. However, Hep B got much worse in some people who were taking tenofovir and then stopped taking it. Get tested for hepatitis B... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... If you are co-infected with HIV and Hep C,protecting your liver is important. It's a vital organin your body. It processes vitamins and mineralsand filters your blood. Protecting your immunesystem is important too. It helps you fight offdisease... Read more »
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Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. Read more »