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What Is The Laws On Hepatitis Shot For First Aid Responders

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Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription
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HIV and hepatitis, danger of transmission

As an HIV+ woman who is planning on engaging in sex with a man who is HIV+ AND has been exposed to various strains of hepatitis via clotting factors, are there any particular precautions we should take other than basic safe sex practices?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...blood. This means you should not donate blood or any body organs or tissues. It also means that if a person has to give you first aid, it is important that they wear latex gloves to protect them from infection with these viruses. Of course,... Read more »

Risks of giving First Aid and CPR

hello dr. recently a friend(unknown if hiv positive) fell and cut a severe gash above his eye. I arrived on scene several hours later.He refused medical treatment and was in a severe drunken state. I offered him wet compresses to place against the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question.When giving a person first aid, care should always be taken to avoid contact with their blood. This is important in order to avoid a possible exposure to HIV, Read more »

first aid, general public

what happens if someone in public has AIDS and they cut themselves you you happen to get blood on yourself?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...bleeding people because the chances of being wrong are so high. 2. Always protect yourself with a barrier if you're providing first aid. Always. A barrier means latex gloves, a plastic bag or some other non-porous layer between you and the blood.... Read more »

When should I tell my employer I have AIDS?

I recently started a new job at a car dealers business. I work under the hood and have minimal risk of injuring myself. I am worried though that if others I work with find out that I have AIDS, that they would not work with me or help me if I do...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...You have no obligation to tell your employer or your co-workers about your diagnosis. Your concern about first aid is valid, though--in several ways. In 1998, everyone needs to know how to do first aid safely. I suggest that you observe how Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...pneumonia. The vaccine takes 2 or 3 weeks to become effective. The protection lasts for about 5 years in people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506 ): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis... Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies and antigens for hepatitis A, B, and C.... 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 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 (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 window peroid.

Posted by Anonymous
...Does hepatitis have a window period like hiv does? Read more »