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What Type Of Doctor Treats Hepatitis

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Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Good question.Doctors who treat hepatitis C include hepatologists or infectious disease doctors.... Read more »

treat low platelets in hepatitis c

i have undergone treatment for hepatitis c for two weeks but stopped due to low platelets. after a... Read more »

Doctor Not Treating HCV, only HIV

My husband is HIV, Hep C pos and has had Hep B but cleared his system. His HIV doc is not pursuing... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Deciding Whether to Treat Hepatitis C

Treatment tips Advantages of using hepatitis C treatment Advantages of delaying treatment Deciding whether or not to treat hepatitis C (HCV) is anindividual and complex decision. Some people reallyneed HCV treatment now. It may be a bridge... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

There was good news and bad news after 25-year-old Carlos Xavier's (name changed) recent STD screening at a Chicago public health clinic. "I don't have HIV," the college student says, "but I have hepatitis B -- which I never heard of before. ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Ask the Doctor: What Is Hepatitis-and-HIV Co-Infection?

Every month, HIV specialist Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H. -- an associate medical director at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital's Medical Group in Harlem, N.Y. -- will answer your most pressing HIV/AIDS questions. Hepatitis is a viral infection that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: San Antonio Doctors Find Faster, Better, Way to Beat Hepatitis C

Drs. Fred Poordad and. Eric Lawitz, liver specialists and professors at the University of Texas Health Science Center, evaluated a new drug combination to determine whether the hepatitis C virus could be cured quickly and without the adverse effects... Read more »
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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

these doctors are just silly bastards!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Home > Forum on Understanding Your Labs > Answers to Labs Questions by Category > HIV Testing Category > Question:

Discrepancy with CDC info!!!


One of your responses to a recent question on the number of cases taking longer than six... Read more »

Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
Hi

My girlfriend and I have just been given a dose of aztithromycin but the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have... Read more »