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Who Should Be Tested For Hep A And B And C

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boyfriend tested + for hep b

my boyfriend 's doctor took a blood test and told him it was a chance that he had hep b. in the meantime of waiting for his results i got tested for hep b and hep c, both test came back neg. i continued to have sex unprtected with boyfriend. a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would want to proceed with further counseling by the physician to get the full details.In the meantime, get immunized for hepatitis B and use condoms until all immunizations are done and you have been tested to see if the vaccine worked.Dr.... Read more »

need information on other tests for hep c

I was tested positive for hep c in dec of 2000. I have had a lot of the symtoms of the virus. The... Read more »
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California: San Francisco Hep C Task Force Launched

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's recently established Hepatitis C Task Force will be holding a series of public meetings as it crafts recommendations. Some 12,000 people with hepatitis C virus live in San Francisco, and one HCTF aim is to identify... Read more »
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Vermont House Approves Bill Informing Medical Personnel of Patient HIV/Hep Status

The state House on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow medical personnel and first responders who come in contact with patients blood or other bodily fluids to be informed if the patient had hepatitis or HIV. However, the... Read more »
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Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this.

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HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
aI Just tested negative at about 6 weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB.

My question for anyone... Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous
aI Just tested negative at about 6 weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB.

My question for anyone... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate or not?

17 weeks out would HEP B or C affect a HIV test?
Does it affect the test at all?
Does... Read more »