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What Are Potential Sources Of Hiv Hbv And Hcv Infection

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triple infection HBV, HCV, HIV+

I am coinfected with all of the above. Have never taken any meds for any of the above. I wsa told that the HCV had seemed to "have been cleared by your body", that "you have no HBV activity that we can measure", and "we...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You are very fortunate indeed. Many people do clear hepatitis B, but about 75-80 percent become chronic carriers and do not "clear" the virus.As for HIV, you would be termed a "long-term non-progressor". If there is a... Read more »

HIV/HBV/HCV triple infection

I have all 3 viruses.HBV DNA is undetectable with Tenofovir/FTC and together with Nevirapine,my HIV... Read more »

help please potential hbv hiv coinfection

Dear Doctor,After a risky exposure (unprotected oral sex) I have developed all the symptoms of ARS... Read more »
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Rate of OIs and Death Significantly Higher in HIV/HBV- or HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

The SMART (the Strategic Management of Antiretroviral Therapy) study may have been one of the most important studies of 2006. 1 Initiated by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Terry Beirn Community Programs for Clinical Research... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HBV/HCV Coinfection Linked to Younger Age, HIV, Male Sex

Researchers reviewed data on patients with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who had been tested for hepatitis B between 1997 and 2005 from the National Veterans Affairs HCV Clinical Case Registry. Data indicate that 168,239 individuals who were... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

What Are the Potential Drug Interactions of Simeprevir?

In December 2013, Health Canada approved the sale and use of a new anti-HCV drug called simeprevir. This drug is sold under the brand name Galexos and is made by the Janssen company. Simeprevir belongs to a class of drugs called HCV protease... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Low Incidence of Liver-Related Deaths in HIV-Positive People Without HBV and/or HCV Coinfection

This anlaysis from the D:A:D study highlights that the risk of liver failure in HIV positive patients is almost entirely driven by coinfection with HBV and/or HCV rather than ART toxicity in HIV monoinfection. Kovari and colleagues from the Data... Read more »
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Multi-infections of HBV, HCV, HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This sounds like science fiction, but.....
I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the HCV or HBV after initial liver enzyme elevation and... Read more »

Concerned about potential infection.

Posted by garouix, 2 Replies
Back in October I had unprotected oral sex with someone I've known for several years. It was my first sexual encounter in over a year. About a week after, I developed flu-like symptoms as well as a swollen tonsil with a sore throat. After a week or... Read more »

Potential Infection Through Natural Skin Condoms

Posted by DathanielTDK, 1 Reply
So here's my situation. Just under a week ago I hooked up with a woman I had never met, she basically coming up to me and asking if I'd like to "go party". I said sure, she told me to meet her in her hotel room. I went and got a condom out of my... Read more »

Co-infection HIV-HBV chronic

Posted by MPL1160
I am looking to connect with other coinfected with HBV chronic and share experience and info. I am in the NY metropolitan area but not necessarily looking for people in the same area. Anyone interested can either thread or email me direct at... Read more »