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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
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Elevated liver enzymes, sustiva or hepatitis C?

Dear Doctor, after being on sustiva/truvada for almost three months my HIV viral load is undetectable and CD4 increased from 329 to 440. This looks good but my concern is elevated liver enzymes ALT 124 and AST 160. My doctor ordered hepatitis...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It seems that you are obtaining a good result from your therapy in terms of CD4 count improvement and viral suppression. I agree with your concerns about your liver function tests. However, I do think it is okay to continue for now as long as you... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »

ACUTE hepatitis C

Dear Doctor,Kindly enlighten us on what is acute hepatitis C? How do we know we have this condition? What symptoms should we look out for? Thanks.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
..."Acute" means new onset.Acute HCV is simply new infection with hepatitis C virus.Acute HCV most often occurs without symptoms. Those with symptoms might develop nausea, vomiting, right upper quadrant Read more »

hiv/aids or hepatitis

i got my navl pierced behind my moms back and i didn't watch the guy while he set up every thing so now i'm scared that i might have got something are there any signs of hiv/aids or hepatitis that i should look out for?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you had your piercing in a reputable place it should not be an issue at all. If you are concerned about the reuse of needles, then I would go for testing at a public health clinic.Dr. McGovern Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

...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 well as injection drug users. Because HIV and hepatitis are both transmitted by the same means, we... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Hepatitis Epidemic Looms in Prisons

...Maryland prison and health officials say a looming hepatitis C epidemic will be a bigger and potentially more expensive health crisis than HIV/AIDS, but they still do not have a comprehensive Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... Other types of hepatitis exist. The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) also has booklets about hepatitis A and hepatitis B: What I need to know about Hepatitis A What I need to know about Hepatitis B ... 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 Read more »
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cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC AND THEY SAID IT COULD BE POSSIBLE SHOULD I GET TESTED HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF CATCHING HIV... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...on here and all about how you take longer to become posivite - or atl east those nurses did - and they were coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV. so what's that mean? does that mean that the window period doesn't work if we're talking about... Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
...I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem Read more »