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Will Hepatitis Vaccine Increase Viral Load

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viral load increasing from undetectable to 46000 COPIES after Hepatitis B vaccination

Hello,Im hiv positive, i started taking arv's last year july. i became undetectable in november 2010 and my CD4 count increased from 198 to 400. on my doctor's advice upon testing negative for HEP B, HE suggested i vaccinate against it, i...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is great news how well you are doing with your HIV medications. The idea to get vaccinated against HBV is a good idea as well. Although there are old data suggesting the vaccine can cause a drop in T cells and a rise in virus, I would be... Read more »

Hepatitis Vaccine (HBV)/ Viral Loads

I'm a HC professional who's would like to get updated info on the prominence of viral... Read more »

Viral load and vaccinations.

I have read that viral level usually increases after vaccinations. Does it remain at an elevated... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV, Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection Increased Hepatitis D Incidence

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a retrospective cohort study to investigate whether the prevalence of recent hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection in HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV)-coinfected patients increased since 1992. The... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

New Hepatitis Action Plan Hopes to Increase Effectiveness of Viral Prevention, Care, and Treatment

This article was reported by Medical Daily . Medical Daily reported that the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, and Veteran's Affairs have updated the Action Plan for the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Temporary Increases in HIV Viral Load Not Indicative of Waning Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Treatment, Study Says

Sudden increases in the viral loads of HIV-positive people taking antiretroviral drugs usually are harmless, temporary "blips" that do not indicate that the treatment is becoming less effective, according to a study published in the Feb. 16 issue of... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

Hepatitis B What Is Hepatitis B and How Is It Transmitted? Hepatitis B is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). HBV is a noncytopathic virus, meaning that it does not cause direct damage to liver cells. Instead, it is the immune system's... Read more »
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Coffe may increase viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I read an acticle about coffee increasing viral load has anyone else read this?

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viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ?
And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »

cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 5 Replies
I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any possible secondary infections and... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The Failure of Viral Load Tests
JAMA Study Shakes AIDS Science, Angers HIV Advocates

A nationwide team of orthodox AIDS researchers led by doctors Benigno Rodriguez and Michael Lederman of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland are disputing the... Read more »