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Ways Of Getting Hepatitis

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne...
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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 to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »

What are the transmission ways of Hepatitis B and C?

Dear Dr. Dieterich,in Germany, where I come from, different doctors gave me different information about the ways of infection with Hepatitis B. Most of them said it is similar to HIV. Others, however, said it is possible via oral contacts, including...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis B is a classic sexually transmitted disease. It is also transmitted by blood. Kissing is a really remote possibility because both peoples gums would have to be bleeding for transmission to occur. This is much like HIV. Hepatitis C is... Read more »

Getting my act together..after getting dumped

Hi Doc:I think your great, funny, and this site is pretty damn luck to have you. I thought I would run this by you. Ok, after a LTR ended, I went kind of guessed it, I got dumped..I am not exactly sure I put myself at risk but have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I cant believe you got dumped! You find my humor amusing, so you must be a really nice guy. Ill bet youre handsome and highly intelligent as well! And since you had at least 12 guys in the sack over the past year, you obviously dont have much... Read more »

Alternative way of getting HIV?

I was wondering from time to time, getting HIV is only by sexual contact? Could you get HIV from from contact with the object that might contain germs that hasn't been touched by anyone else?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIV isn't only acquired by sexual contact, it's also acquired by contact of infected body fluids (sexual fluids, blood) with mucosal membranes or blood vessels.Casual contact does not transmit HIV. BY... Read more »
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Sister on her way out!!

Posted by soanxious, 2 Replies
I'm not exactly sure where to start with my question or my story. I am a 26yr old black female that had unprotected sex with three men back in '95. One of which I was later told to be HIV positive by a source that I didn't trust so I dismissed it... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Searching for some info here I became aware about the possibility of being infected with other things apart from HIV. I have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites.

What are the possibilities of being infected with... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm new to this board and wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself.

My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver.

Over 5... Read more »

Getting out of control.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've read through so many posts, past and recent. Sore nodes??????? Are they swollen, or sore? Big difference.Swollen and sore, or just swollen yeah may be a problem. Just sore? Come on people please that is so psychsomatic. You go to your doctor... Read more »