Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014

What Is The Non Contagious Type Of Hepatitis

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C

What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get HCV through injection drug use with shared equipment. Up to 90% of people who have ever injected drugs, even just once, have been infected with HCV. Some people...
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis B - Non responder?

On a routine yearly exam, labs came back HBsAg+, Anti-HBc IgM and Hep B core antibody total are both negative. Was just told I was infected. My spouse tested neg. I have had 3 series of immunizations over the years for college and the military....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
I cannot tell for sure from these test results if this is an acute infection, but the results are not highly suggestive of acute hep B. Often the Anti-HBc IgM is positive in an acute infection, but it depends on the timing of when the labs were... Read more »

Can a person be "cured" of Hepatitus C, or will they always be contagious?

Can a person who previously had Hepatitus C go into what was termed "remission" and no longer be contagious?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That is the current thinking by many when the HCV viral load cannot be detected several months after successful treatment.... Read more »

Hepitisis c contagious

My husband got hepititis c from a blood transfusion in 1977 he was just tested and still has it can I get it from sexual contact with him?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes but the chance is very low -about 1 to 2 percent in monogamous couples. Your husband also needs to have HCV RNA performed. If he is viremic, he needs a liver biopsy.... Read more »

how contagious is hep c

my question is can you only contract hep b or c from blood and is it dangerous for people that work with people that have this diasese...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B and C are not dangerous to co-workers. The viruses are spread through exposure to infected blood and through sexual transmission(hepatitis B much more frequently than hepatitis C).Dr. McGovern... Read more »
Connect With Others

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Non-specific?????????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
tested negative for hiv and syphillis, hep b,c past six month period but have several strange markings like bruises(red spots) on palms of hand and soles of feet. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks GOD Bless all.

Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »