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What Type Of Hepatitis Is The Worst

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Is Hep C the worst form of Hepatitis?

Dear barbara, last year i was cleared of Hep. C, genotype 3 (a,b,c,d,e i don't know). Looking into it I cannot understand how i could have contracted it. I am HIV positive and never shot up with needles. I did eat suchi at times. I was diagnosed...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Both Hepatitis B and hepatitis C can cause chronic liver disease. However, hepatitis C infection usually causes chronic disease in about 75-85 Read more »

Hepatitis C Abnormal Results - please kindly advise

What does an HCV-Antibody result of (- abnormal mean? The normal indication is suppoed to be (-).... Read more »

Should I test for Hepatitis C for this kind of exposure?

Hello Dr. McGovern, I visited a red light district in Korea 3 months ago. I had protected... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...diagnosed until years later. The first step in treating hep C is to find out which type of hep C you have. There are at least six types of hep C. Most people with hep C in the US have type 1. Types 1 and 4 are harder to treat than types 2 or 3. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
...only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be true. now i have all kinds of thoughts....maybe i have hep and hiv co-infection (which delayed antibodies detection), maybe also other... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »

Window for Hepatitis and Hiv and more

Posted by Anonymous
...that will boost the immune system to kill virus in brain and so one. There is a long way to go. But scientist looks for two types of vaccines one for those allready exposed and one vaccine for thoose in a risk. Read more »