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Hepatitis B pre-existing condition

I have been receiving treatment for Hepatitis B for about 2 years. Employment terminated. Is there insurer in southern California who will issue a policy to an individual with Hepatitis B? Thank you....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If your coverage ended due to termination of employment, you should elect COBRA and at the end of COBRA apply for a HIPAA policy.... Read more »

Sanitary conditions in Vietnam relating to Hepatitis A, B and C

Hi,I've heard a lot of people coming back from Vietnam being sick and ill. The am most worried about AIDS and hepatitis mainly hepatitis C.In Vietnam, people in restaurants or people who sells food tend to use the same water to wash their...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
No not hepatitis C, but hepatitis A for sure. Before travelling overseas, everyone should be tested for hepatitis A and B and vaccinated if they are not immune. There is also a small risk of hepatitis E which is similar to hepatitis A in that it... Read more »

HIV/HBV pre-existing condition?

Thank you for your service. Our son is HIV+ and is carrying hepatitis B, but has not "come down" with it. He is getting gov't help with his drugs for HIV. He recently took a job with insurance that doesn't cover pre-existing...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I need some more information. How does the plan define a pre-existing condition? Since a plan cannot use a look-back of more than 6 months, if your son neither took medication nor saw a doctor for Hep B in the 6 months prior to coverage, Hep B... Read more »

Pre-existing condition

Can infergen be given to someone with pre-existing heart condition? Also, if one does nothing about HCV, how long does it take for the progression to do noticeable damage to the liver in the presence of HIV? ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will need to discuss with your physician your "heart condition" to determine if you can have treatment or not. Heart condition is very general and I am unable to advise you further.As for progression of HCV, it is faster in the... Read more »
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Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I've written what is currently the only computer application solely dedicated to the mathematical analysis of HIV. It's called HIV pathogenesis modeler, and can be downloaded at:
http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm

While using the SI model in the program, I... Read more »

www.poz.com help spread the word about HIV+ dating

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There are likely over 3 million of us HIV+ in the USA today, and one can visit all the HIV+ dating sites available and one can rarely see more than a few hundred ads and on the pay sites many of these ads are fake posted by the site operators too... Read more »

Spreading HIV PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by anon11111, 3 Replies
I just found out my daughter has HIV/AIDS a few hours ago.
She is still sleeping around with ANYONE and ANYTHING that moves! PLEASE ADVISE ME as to what to do! I have a moral obligation to report her but to whom?
She had sex with her ex, the father... Read more »

Help me Spread the word..among teens

Posted by Anonymous
I am doing my Gold award on the Prevention of AIDS...if anyone could please help me or who is willing to be interviewed please contact me as soon as you can..if you know of any organization i would really appreciated..i will be talking to High... Read more »