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Re; co infection hep and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello Jackie or anyone else sorry to be a pest but i looked for answers to the co infection couldn't really find alot on it does any one know if being exposed to hiv and hep at the same time would slow the window period for either,also they say the... Read more »

looking for friend, wisdom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i am a eighteen year old college student away from home and i have had no sexual experience except for kissing and fingering a young lady who is a virgin. but the reason i am worried is because for about two and a half weeks my right lymphnode under... Read more »

Looking for online support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm an African American single woman looking for heterosexual men or women to communicate with about living with HIV. I've been positive for 9 years and have never been to a support group and tried recently to find one. Unfortunately, it seems... Read more »


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Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does?

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Hep B -Conversion look likely?

.Hello Drs.I was diagnosed with chronic HBV approx. 18 mos. ago. I have completed 4 mos. of Interferon therapy (5 IU every day). I have also been on Epivir for 3 mos. (100 mg. per day). My doc is quite encouraged by the results. My viral load is...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Around 30-40% of patients that are treated with interferon will have clearance of HBVDNA,and HBeAg.The relapse rate isvery low if you also clear the HBsAg;but this only is acieved in 10% of cases.All the trials of combination of IFN and lamiduvine,... Read more »

Looking for answers for my Hep C

My urine at times has an intense smell kind of like ammonia, I itch like crazy, especially at night, have days where I feel lethargic and depressed, very emotional, even now asking this question, also menopausal, I am 50 yrs. Old, diagnosed with Hep...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
I am sorry for all you are going through. I do not know where you live, but one possibility would be to contact your state's Department of Health and see if you can get a list of primary care physicians first, maybe at a community health... Read more »

Hep B positiv Hep C negativ

hello doctor,My father was diagnosticatet and he has an Hep B positiv and the Liver condtition are not so good(high elevated ALT, AST 140-150).the HBV DNA test (of my father) are positive. me too i have done the test and i am Positive Hep B/Negative...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Yes I would get your Hepatitis B DNA checked, along with your ALT, and HIV if possible. Knowing these results and reviewing them with a doctor can help you to get a plan in place to keep you healthy. I understand this can be scary, but getting... Read more »

Infection of HIV/HepB/Hep/C via blood/saliva/semen given in a cold juice.

Dearest Dr Rob, I dont understand why you dont reply to mail. I earn Rs 6,000 a month which is equal to $200 a month. I decided to save Rs 2000 eacj month from now on and accumulate atleast $100 or $200 for the donation towards your wonderful...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Rosy,I have not responded to your question because I have answered many similar queries in the past and those responses are posted in the archives. Have a look! Briefly there is no risk of HIV or hepatitis B/C from a contaminated cold juice.... Read more »

Looking Forward in Hepatitis C Treatment, With Trepidation

Tracy Swan Each year at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), a unique panel convenes on the first day of the meeting. This event -- the Martin Delaney Panel -- highlights a critical issue that lies at the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

At the Center of Research: A Look Behind the National Institutes of Health

Vaccine chief: The NIH's Vaccine Research Center is headed by Dr. Gary J. Nabel. With an annual budget approaching $31 billion, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the medical research agency of the federal government and the largest... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Hepatitis C: A Closer Look

Many people living with HIV must deal with not only one virus, but also with a co-traveler: hepatitis C virus (HCV), which infects liver cells. For some, the liver is only slightly damaged since it is able to make new cells and bounce back. But for... Read more »