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What Can You Do To Treat Hep B

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Exposed to HEP C treated for HEP B

Hi, I have tested positive for HEP B back in October of 2002 and I received the first of 2 immunization shots from a local clinic, I will receive the second one in April 2003. In my investigation of how I might have contracted the disease I found my...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...is not well transmitted heterosexually, but is quite commonly transmitted between gay men. Get tested and get evaluated for treatment if you test positive. Good luck! DTD Read more »

Atripla for Treating Chronic Hep B/New lyHIV +

I just became HIV positive. One of the good thigs about learning that I'm HIV positive it that my... Read more »

Have Hep B for 9 years and havn't been treated; need Medicine

I have chronic HepB for 8 years now. I went to a specialist at USC who said that I could be in a... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Scientists Begin Human Trial of Chemical Compound to Treat HIV, Hepatitis B

... Scientists in China have begun human trials of a chemical compound designed to treat HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B, China Daily reports. The compound, 1,5-DCQA, is extracted from a Chinese herb called Inula britannic , and initial research Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 1, 2010

...treating my hep C. I've also been taking Zeffix (a formulation of the HIV med lamivudine -- also known as Epivir -- used to treat hep B) for 18 months, which has also been successful. My HIV viral load is undetectable without HIV meds. My CD4... Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

...women people with HIV-related kidney disease people who have both HIV and hepatitis B, and who need to be treated for their hep B infection The expert panel was split over whether people should begin HIV treatment at a CD4 count above 500.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gene Therapy May Hold Key to Treating Hepatitis B

...Gene therapy that targets liver cells can halt hepatitis B infection in mice, a new study shows. Researchers targeted the strands of RNA that the hepatitis virus latches onto when it infects Read more »
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Info on Hep B treatment?

Posted by shannon
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling Read more »

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling Read more »

Info on Pegasys

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex left me with ab std which was treated and hep b. 6 weeks later i had all the symptoms nght sweats, fever, itching hands and feet, swollen glands, on and off for over 2 months. Read more »