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What Is Hepatitis A B And C

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Hepatitis A B C

I had unprotected sex, she was diognised with hepatitis c on 5-3-10, is there a chance i get it, and is it treatebal,and what is the maximum time before you treat itThankyou.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C can be transmitted sexually but it is not common. Sexual transmission occurs in the context of other genital ulcers (eg, syphilis) Read more »

Boyfriend has had Hepatitis B & C

My boyfriend has told me he has had Hepatitis B & C. What will the risk be if I become intimate... Read more »

Survival of Hepatitis B and C

Dr. McGovern,Do you have any solid information as to how long Hepatitis B and C survive on a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...HIV-1 Group O, the MPX test simultaneously detects nucleic acid from the most common form of HIV, HIV-1 Group M, as well as the Hepatitis C Virus and the Hepatitis B Virus. The MPX test is designed for use with plasma specimens from human donors... Read more »
The Body PRO

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

... Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the leading causes of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis worldwide. 1-3 Because HIV, HBV and HCV share common transmission routes involving blood -- for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syringe Exchange and Risk of Infection With Hepatitis B and C Viruses

...users involved in a Seattle-King County, Wash., needle-exchange program indicates that the program was not effective in reducing hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) among the users. The authors of the study note that, while... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality Read more »
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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 »

13 semanas Elisa Negativo pero Hepatitis A??

Posted by Jc82, 3 Replies
...resultados a las 13 semanas de mi situacion de riesgo (Sexo vaginal sin proteccion con una persona de serologia desconocida): hepatitis AigC= Positivo hepatitis (A) IgM (fase aguda)= Negativo Hepatitis B= Negativo Hepatitis C= Negativo... Read more »

Hepatitis y HIV??

Posted by jsco, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos alguien tiene informacion si la hepatitis B o C hace indetectable al virus del HIV y cuanto tiempo tarda en ser dectectable si lo tenes? es el unico analisis que no me Read more »

Dr. Urkie (hepatitis)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dr. cuales son los primeros sintomas de la hepatitis si esque los hay. se que no todas las personas tiene sintomas pero si es que los hay cuales serian. Por favor Dr. sea espesifico. Read more »