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What Do You Do If You Have Hep

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Hep b and accelerated hep b

I already had my first dose of the regular hep B shot but I was told i neede the accelerated version. Is it okay to the take the acelerated version of the Hep B one month later even though I already took the first dose of hep B regular?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of dosing differences - only scheduling differences. Read more »

Hep A & Hep B Vaccines to a person with Hep C

What do you know about the viral load raising after a person with Hep C has been vaccinated against... Read more »

Hep B vacination if I have Hep C

I have Hep C, My liver Dr. today said I should be vacinated for B, why? Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

In late 2002 on a trip to London, England, Gary found out he was infected with HIV. The then 47-year-old Montrealer was travelling frequently to the British capital for business and had been tested for HIV while seeking medical care there... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Hep C Task Force Launched

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's recently established Hepatitis C Task Force will be holding a series of public meetings as it crafts recommendations. Some 12,000 people with hepatitis C virus live in San Francisco, and one HCTF aim is to... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Co-infection with HIV and HEP C: Beyond the Basics

Drugs used to treat HIV and prevent opportunistic infections have had a tremendous impact on both the length and quality of life for HIV-infected people. However, as much as 50% of the HIV-infected population is now being forced to grapple with... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Interferon and Beyond: Treating HEP C

Treatment for HEP C infection has finally entered the modern era. After eight years of interferon as the only treatment available for HEP C, combination therapy with a new anti-HEP C drug has become a viable option. In addition, a novel form of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate or not? 17 weeks out would HEP B or C affect a HIV test? Does it affect the test at all?... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i was exposed to hep c on 8-16-05. went through lynphadenopathy sorethroat yellow eyes for a week went to the doctor they tested me for hep a hep b hep c all are negative. i ask the experts on this post but they never answerd my question can i... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does? Read more »

is hep c related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if someone diagnosed with hep c....could that person stamd a chance of getting HIV? Read more »