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What Is The Relationship Between Steroids And Hiv Or Hepatitis

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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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection drug use with
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taking steroids when I am hiv

Hello,I am a 44 years old man living with hiv. I just found out a few months ago. I went to the doctors because i was losing so much weight. I found out I have hiv and my tcells are 300 now. I have lost about 40lbs and I am 6ft, 155 now from 195. I...
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
...I agree with your doctor. Stick to HIV treatment to control the infection and get your weight back. Read more »

HIV+/HBV Chronic can I take steroids

hi Barbara, I have been hiv+ and HBV Chronic for 8 years and started Truvada and Kaletra last year in June. MY viral loads are undetectable, my liver functions back to normal and my T-cells are at 700. My Cholesterol is going up though and we're...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...serious.Right now, it sounds like you are doing just great with Truvada suppressing your HBV (two drugs in Truvada both have HIV and HBV activity). By all means, I would work out in the gym, but I would NOT use steroids. Hope this is helpful. Read more »

HepB/HIV and anabolic steroids

I am 30 years old, professional model and athlete. I was diagnosed with HIV 5 years ago and HepB little less than 2 years. Right now I am taking Atripla and the viral load on both HIV (125 copies) and HepB( 10,000 copies) it's under control.Ever...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I would concentrate on bringing your HIV viral load to under 50 and your Hepatitis B viral load to undetectable first. How long have you been on Atripla? If you have been on it for over 48 weeks and you are over Read more »

steroids and hepatitis

does taking anabolic steroids have any effect on hepatitis vaccination
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would not favor taking steroids at the time of vaccination because I would be concerned that they could dampen the effect of immunization. owever, if you have Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...Research Into New HBV Therapies Section 9: Managing Cirrhosis Section 10: Living With Chronic HBV Section 11: Other Viral Hepatitis Section 12: Resources Appendix: Treatment for HBV Monoinfection Glossary Introduction ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...effectsof treatment. Protect yourself and others by not sharingdrug equipment and by having safer sex. CATIE (Canadian AIDSTreatment InformationExchange) provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. We also... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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...Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want Read more »