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Ways Of Contracting Hepatitis A

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HBs Ag Elisa-Positive & HIV Connection

Hi,I am 31 year old male & was tested 'Reactive' HBs Ag Elisa with Sample OD value at 3.096 where the Cut off is 0.076. I had protected sex though i got my partner to perform oral sex on me without any protection. 1.Do i have a chance of contracting...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You should have further testing for HBV to determine if you were recently infected or chronically infected. I would also get Hepatitis A vaccine.There are several viruses - like HBV and HIV - that have been isolated in saliva. However, proven... Read more »

American Scared in Vienna needs help ASAP!

Hi Doc,I just arrived in Vienna from Munich's Oktoberfest. I was visiting the festival with my two... Read more »

Need clarification on Labs

I was recently diagnosed positive cd4=300 and vl=34,000. I was given a PCP shot and I have started... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Hepatitis A

... Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis A? Diagnosis and Treatment Prevention of HAV References What Is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis is an inflammation, or Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

...forHIV-positive gay men. The mechanism involved withsexual transmission among HIV-positve gay menremains unclear. HCV is mainly contracted when infected blood fromone person enter another person's body. Although thehepatitis C virus has been... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...notsharing needles, and making sure that tattoo artists use sterile needles. Babies born to women carrying HBV are at high risk of contracting HBVimmediately after delivery. The risk is compounded in women who are co-infectedwith HIV. It is now... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

...fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as well as injection drug users. Because HIV and hepatitis are both transmitted by the same means, we... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get your comments on the likelihood of contracting HIV if this girl was infact, positive? Thank you. Read more »

Scared

Posted by BrianATX, 3 Replies
I had anal sex with a guy for the first time last nite. He used a condom and pushed in really hard. It was very uncomfortable so I asked him to stop. When he pulled out I heard a snap. The condom was not broke but I heard that he might be HIV... 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 »

That old debate...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have read on here numerous times that Hep C coinfection will not delay HIV seroconversion in any meaningful way. However, it seems even Dr. Bob isn't sure where he stands on this issue as I have seen him say both that it can, and can't delay... Read more »