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What Is The Distinguish Between The Different Classifications Of Hepatitis A B And C

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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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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 »

hepatitis c and dentistry

can fluid splashed from a patient's mouth into my eye, mostly water from the handpiece, but possibly mixed with small amounts of saliva and blood from a hep C positive patient be a credible exposure to the virus? Also, the patient has undergone...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would categorize any blood exposure to the mucous membranes such as the eye, as a very low risk exposure. You should certainly get baseline and follow-up testing to rule out any occupational exposure to protect yourself. However, I fully expect... Read more »

Follow up to response : SEROCONVERSION AFTER 13 YEARS??

Dear Dr. Young, Thankyou for your reply; I understand that we cannot enter into a dialogue, but I have one more futher question (which may be of use to other HIVers). You say it IS possible that I may have been infected via my tattoo (an expensive...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...to disagree with the NHS and your doctor. She's wrong. There's no reason to believe that all HIV transmission is linked to hepatitis; if that were the case, all HIVers would be hepatitis positive too (clearly not the case).In either event, I'm... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Antibody Tests

Dr. Dieterich:While I understand that there are other tests capable of detecting hepatitis b and c more quickly after a potential exposure than the antibody tests, can you tell me what the window period is for the antibody tests to detect hepatitis...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The window period is usually around 6 months reliably. However most people show antibodies at 3 months but some may take as long as 12 months although that would be a rarity. DTD Read more »
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Brown Medical School

Developing a Systematic Approach to Hepatitis C for Correctional Systems: Controversies and Emerging Consensus

...Abuse Cost Conclusion Footnotes Introduction As guidelines for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) emerge in the community at large, correctional medical communities are wrestling with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Falls Under U.S. Disability Law

...of a Colorado surgical technician charged with stealing drugs in a scheme that potentially exposed thousands of patients to hepatitis C, some observers are asking why anyone with the virus was allowed to work in a hospital operating room. The... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Hepatitis B

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...siguiente en caso de ser contagiado de Hepatitis B, me surgen las siguientes dudas: - Se cura pasado un tiempo como es el caso d ela hepatitis B? - Se puede cronificar? - en caso de cronificacion, puede a largo tiempo generar algun problema, como... Read more »