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Which Form Of Hepatitis Is Most Serious

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting Read more »

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... Read more »

hepatitis

Can you please tell me which is the worst form of hepatitis? A,B,or C thank you Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...chemicals: bilirubin, AST, and ALT (or SGOT and SGPT). High blood levels can be a sign of hepatitis. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on liver function tests. Blood tests also look for the viruses that can cause hepatitis. Testing for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...vaccine given? The Hepatitis A vaccine is given as 2 shots, 6 months apart. The Hepatitis A vaccine also comes in a combination form, containing both Hepatitis A and B vaccine, that can be given to persons 18 years of age and older. This form... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...co-infection, Hep C treatment is a combination oftwo antiviral drugs: ribavirin (Pegetron capsules orCopegus) and a long-lasting form of interferoncalled pegylated interferon (Pegetron or Pegasys).Both are taken for about one year. Once you... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...your body fight an infection that you already have. These are called "therapeutic vaccines." See Fact Sheet 480 for more information on therapeutic vaccines and HIV. "Live" vaccines use a weakened form of the germ. They can give you a mild... 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 »

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...People" Our Mission Founder's Story Brainstorming Team CAP National Site Lung Cancer CAP Site Legal Information Contact HCCAP Federal Hep C Bill (English) Federal Hep C Bill (Spanish) Resource Center Home Activist Alert... Read more »

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...Service. Also in 1941, the National Emergency Blood Transfusion Service (later the National Blood Transfusion Committee) was formed to coordinate the state groups. In 1945, the Red Cross took over blood and serum preparation units established by... Read more »

To All of the Worried Wells and Not Sures.......

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...not that stupid) So I called the STD Clinic in the town that the offence took place in they said We would not consider any form of testing following the activities described. What do they know eh just like Dr Bob So I presented myself at my... Read more »