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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...HIV drugs in the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor ( NNRTI), and protease inhibitor (PI) classes are associated with liver damage. NRTIs can have negative side effects that may lead to liver problems. One such side effect is mitochondrial toxicity. Mitochondria are inside of cells and produce energy by breaking down sugars and fat. At the same time, lactic acid is made as a...
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Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had a boy friend in the past, who goes to prostitutes all the time. After that i got HIV1/2 antibody tested 3 times, upto 7 months past the exposure....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing?I have also read in the medhelp archives that Dr. HHH and Dr. Edward Hook of medhelp say that the HIV/HCV coinfection has no effect on the window period of HIV. Also what is meant by a coinfection, should the person be exposed to both the... Read more »

Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...probably that would have delayed HIV antibody production or my HIV antibody test was not accurate?For example,Does Herpes have any effect on the HIV1/2 antibody tests, or delay seroconversion? Deos Gonnorhea or Syphilis or Hep B or Chylamidia or... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting information on the internet regarding whether coinfection would delay HIV seroconversion. Several sites and articles are stating that it would, but they all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medical procedures, such as using unsterilized equipment to vaccinate people, continue to spread HIV and hepatitis C in many parts of the world. Hepatitis C and Injection Drug Use Worldwide, most HCV infections are attributable to injection drug... Read more »

Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at www.concertedeffort.org tomorrow. I have just a couple of questions I meant to ask previously.My risk event occurred as a result of a sexual assault from a man from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medical procedures, such as using unsterilized equipment to vaccinate people, continue to spread HIV and hepatitis C in many parts of the world. Hepatitis C and Injection Drug Use Worldwide, most HCV infections are attributable to injection drug... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...have already dried -- should be cleaned and disinfected with a mixture of bleach and water (one part household bleach to 10 parts water). Gloves should always be used when cleaning up any blood spills. Even dried blood can present a risk to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...recommend vaccination or a shot of immune globulin before traveling to countries in Central or South America, Mexico, and certain parts of Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe. CDC's Travelers' Health site provides detailed information about... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...including dried blood, which can still be infectious -- should be cleaned using a dilution of one part household bleach to 10 parts water. Gloves should be worn when cleaning up blood spills. Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...ofHIV-positive people. Importantly, research into HIV and HCV is likely to leadto new drugs for each virus, that may be more effective,and easier to tolerate. Are people around me now at risk? Hepatitis C transmission in detail . People... Read more »
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Needle Stories

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...discarded needles is extremely low. This is especially true in the case of the AIDS virus, which can only survive outside the human body for a few minutes. Meanwhile in Colorado and Virginia... Another version of the rumor circulating in... Read more »

anything is possible

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Experienced HIVers Choosing Your Meds Drug Resistance and Staying Undetectable Fatigue and Anemia Fusion Inhibitors Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment Mental Health and HIV Mixed-HIV-Status Couples Safe Sex and HIV Prevention ... Read more »

window period

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Drug Resistance and Staying Undetectable Fatigue and Anemia Fusion Inhibitors Hepatitis and HIV Coinfection Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment Mental Health and HIV Mixed-HIV-Status Couples Strategies for Treatment- Experienced HIVers ... Read more »

Most important body part

Posted by firefly, 4 Replies
...The Most Important Body Part: My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body. Through the years I would take a guess at what I Read more »