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What To Eat When You Have Viral Hepatitis

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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 about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that help the body fight off...
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curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »

Hepatitis from eating utensils

Hi. Is it possible to get c if you share a spoon or a drinking glass with a person who might have hepatitis? I have read a lot about the topic, and i know that the most common answer to that question is no.Also if a person has got a vaccine against...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

Brown University
Hepatitis C cannot be spread or caught by sharing eating utensils.If a person is vaccinated against hepatitis A and B on the correct schedule and has an appropriate response by developing the protective antibody, then no, she cannot catch these... Read more »

Eating for your bloodtype

I am a co-infected person. HIV is undetectable and Hep c is going strong, treatment didn't work. As the liver continues to deteriorate there was some discusson at the Hep c support group about eating for your blood type. I have heard about...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
There is absolutely no evidence whatsoever about that theory being true. I read the book for curiosity and it was full of claims not based in any research. It is a fad like many others in the nutrition world.Homeopathy does not work at controlling... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Viral Load

My viral load is 17 million due to Hepatitis C. I do not have HIV. Is this exceptionally high? I am considering no treatment. What would the consequences be?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It is really not the HCV viral load that predicts the outcome of hepatitis C, it is the biopsy report. Unlike HIV, the viral load has little to do with the prognosis. The liver biopsy score for fibrosis on a 0-4 scale is like t cells, with 4 being... Read more »
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Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... 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 »

Nutrition and Eating?

Posted by DEFCON1SQcdc, 3 Replies
I was just curious to know what types food does everybody here eat to keep healthy and keep weight on? Do you have any good suggestions on eating habits and times that you eat? I've stopped drinking alcohol completely and swear that I've lost a full... Read more »

SEXO ORAL, CARGA VIRAL y PRUEBAS RAPIDAS

Posted by PSBOY, 1 Reply
Hola !!!
Mi duda es esta:

Mi otra vez aqui leyendo en Internet las contestaciones de algunas personas (el Dr. Steve) mencionaba que una persona que se infectara recientemente en las primeras semanas la carga viral aumentaba grtandemente hasta que... Read more »