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Which Hepatitis Strain Is Worse

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...areworking. If the level of Hep C virus in your blood hasnot fallen significantly after three months, yourdoctor will likely stop therapy. How well you respond to treatment depends onmany factors. Among the most important are thestrain of Hep C you have and the extent of liverdamage. Some strains are harder to treat thanothers. And the more extensive the liver damage,the poorer the response will probably be. As well, people who have been...
Ask the Experts

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have had HCV for many years. Knowing how hepatitis C is spread can help you avoid being infected a second time with a different strain of HCV, and also can help you protect other people.How Serious Is HCV?Unlike HIV, hepatitis C can be cured.... Read more »

hepatitis c and hiv

my partner is hep c and hiv i am also hiv.. we are very much in love and we would like to have sex with no condoms.. but my partner is scared of passing hep c to me... i have had the appropiate boosters and injections against hepc for the last 8...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below.)The second reason not to bareback (have unprotected sex) with your partner is the possibility of acquiring a different strain of HIV-1. (There are many different types of HIV-1.) You can read much more about HIV superinfection or dual... Read more »

hepatitis c

what does hepc do to the body can i die from it can istill do my daily duty as a wife and a mother will i become very ill what is going to happen to me physicaly
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is an infection that causes slowly progressive damage to the liver. The speed and degree of the damage depends on the strain of the virus, your general health, the health of your liver, and whether you get treatment. Most people are... Read more »

symptoms of the three strains?

What are the symptoms of the three strains?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...The symptoms of hepatitis are all the same regardless of the cause. Whether it is viral, alcoholic or chemical hepatitis is hepatitis. DTD Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

...according to instructions, on schedule, and not to skip or reduce doses. A benefit of tenofovir is that it works against several strains of HIV that are already resistant to AZT or ddI. How Is Tenofovir Taken? The normal adult dose of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...are no longer infected,you are not protected from becoming infected againwith HCV in the future. Reinfection with a different strain of HIV is morecontroversial. It certainly happens, but it is lesscommon and it usually only has serious... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...was negative. The question is if all the tests are negative then what is affecting my health. Is it that there is a HIV new strain or is it one of these Circulating Recombinant Forms (CRFs) whose antibodies and genetic material can not be... 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 »

hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are you immune to them? Read more »

Another Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi , It started with Peripheral neuropathy after 4 weeks of a low risk exposure. It followed by fatigue , muscle pain,loss of appitate, rashes, nail infection and swollen lymph nodes in neck , groin and armpit. I tested negative on 7,8,10,12 week's... Read more »