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What Does Hepatitis Look Like

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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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

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 »
Ask the Experts

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 to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »

Fire Fighter looking For answers.

Can you please send me all you can about Hepatitis C and how its contracted aside from the intercourse part of the info I would be grateful. Thanks ...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Troy, Hepatitis C is transmitted mostly from blood and blood products. I suggest you do a medical literature search if you want all the information available. It is voluminous! It is rarely transmitted sexually. Good luck with your search! DTD... Read more »

Tired of looking like a corpse

I've had HIV and hepatitis C since 1988. I've been taking Sustiva, Epivir and Zerit for three years, and during that whole time my cheeks have kept sinking. My doctor says what matters is that my Tcells are good and my viral load is good,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
There were some famous ads in the 1960's for Tareyton cigarettes in which a black eye sporting protagonist would state "Us Tareyton smokers would rather fight than switch!" I know, I know, proper grammar would be "We Tareyton... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Ok I was looking at a mattress pad at the store and they are wrapped up in plastic well I happened to look where I was holding and there was some red stuff that looked like dried blood (Im not sure if blood can even dry on plastic and stay) but on...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I would not be concerned... Read more »
Connect With Others

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I WAS DOING COCAINE WITH A COUPLE ONE NIGHT AND THEY HANDED ME THE STRAW AFTER I DID A LINE I 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... Read more »

Looking for answers

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi all,

This is a great site. I have posted a couple of questions before but never really explained my full situation.

Over 3 months ago I stepped on a needle and am concerned that somehow I may have been injected with fluid from within the... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We read a lot 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... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Searching for some info here I became aware about the possibility of being infected with other things apart from HIV. I have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites.

What are the possibilities of being infected with... Read more »