What Is The Main Route Of Transmission Of This Hepatitis Virus?
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A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United StatesPlease note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »
A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United StatesPlease note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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Tufts University School of MedicineThere are more and more reports over the past decade of men who have sex with men getting acute HCV infection. The risk factors for acquiring disease appear to be sex with trauma and an increased risk with the presence of other STDs. If you think... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHello thereHIV is NOT easy to transmit. It is a fragile virus, and breaks down quickly, if not in the right conditions. It can ONLY infect you if it enters your bloodstream, through an open wound or mucus membranes.HIV breaks down VERY quickly when... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
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Posted by AnonymousAbout 8 weeks ago I engaged in protected sex/protected oral/protected hand job. Yes I know I sound like the poster boy for safe sex, but the one problem was I had a few pimples on the very base of the penis. During the period of typical ARS I felt... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI hope this post doesn't come off as juvinile.
I am in a situation that I am sure many of you are in. My partner is positive and I am currently negative. I am rather comitted to staying negative though I am more committed to my life with the man I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplySearching 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've heard that the only people who need to test beyond the standard 3 month window are IV drug users.
So here's a good question: What if someone had a risky sexual encounter with an IV drug user (HIV+ because of drug use)? Would that mean they... Read more »
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