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What Is Hepatitis D

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Hepatitis D,E,F,G etc.???

My girlfriend had unprotected sex to a man two years ago. That man used to work as gay prostitute and also took drugs(by injecting) as my girlfriend found out later.She got tested for HIV and HBV and HCV. Luckily all tests were negative.Recently, I...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Good questions. Basically, hepatitis D or delta cannot exist without the presence of hepatitis B. It is common in mediterranean Europe mostly, but elsewhere too. Like Read more »

Hepatitis D

I recently got blood work back stating that I had a positive test for Hep D. I know this virus... Read more »

Hepatitis D question

Dr,Thank You for your efforts on this site. I understand Hep D needs the HBsAg. After an acute Hep... Read more »
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Join a Rally in Washington, D.C., on May 19 to Call for Hepatitis Program Funding

Did You Know? One-third of Americans living with HIV are also co-infected with hepatitis C virus and up to 10% of HIV-positive Americans may also be co-infected with the hepatitis B virus. Complications resulting from viral hepatitis are a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...liver damage in about 20% of people. HIV worsens hepatitis C. See Fact Sheet 507 for more information on hepatitis C and HIV. Hepatitis D only shows up in people who get hepatitis B. People who get type D get sicker than people who just have... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections

...Other viral hepatitis infections There is less research on coinfection with other viralhepatitis infections. These include: Hepatitis D -- an infection that only occurs in somepeople with hepatitis B. HDV increases the risk of cirrhosis ... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Hepatitis

...personas, el VIH empeora la hepatitis C. Para mayor informaciĆ³n sobre la hepatitis C y el VIH ver la hoja informativa 507 . La hepatitis D solo se manifiesta en personas que adquieren hepatitis B. Las personas que adquieren hepatitis D se... Read more »
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Hepatitis Project Director D.C.

Posted by Anonymous
National Coalition of STD Directors in Washington, DC is hiring a: Hepatitis Project Director The Project Director has ongoing, overall responsibility for the development, implementation, and coordination of the NCSD Viral Hepatitis Education and... 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. gracias por su tiempo. deseandole lo mejor en la vida. Read more »

PARA CLIOCHEE

Posted by diosayudame, 1 Reply
revisando, y bueno mas que nada leyendo tus posts sintomas y tu preocupacion mas grande, la cuestion de tu orina oscura y heces blancas, pense que seria de ayuda investigar un poco acerca de lo que puede ocasionar dichos sintomas incluyendo el... Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »