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Women And Hepatitis C

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Ask the Experts

hepatitis c

i am a male and have children and have met a women who has hepatitis c and i would like to know the risk for me and my children
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C can be transmitted sexually, but it is uncommon. The risk appears to increase in persons with multiple sexual partners, those Read more »

Hepatitis symptoms

In the past two years I have been feeling pain in my liver and also I have dark colored urine and... Read more »

clearing hepatitis C infection

I know that some people infected with acute hepatitis end up clearing the infection on their own,... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Kidneys and Hepatitis C in Women

...WIHS study need to be confirmed and extended in other co-infected women. Reference Tsui J, Vittinghoff E, Anastos K, et al. Hepatitis C seropositivity and kidney function decline among women with HIV: data from the Women's Interagency HIV... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Hepatitis C "Silent Epidemic" -- Doctor

... Between 2006 and 2008, hepatitis C rates rose by 114 percent among Canadian women and by 76.6 percent among men. Dr. Didi Emokpare of Regina called the figures Read more »
Connect With Others

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...when i came back home i turned my lips and very little blood came out . i spoke to the women after wards she said that she had hepatitis c and it cannot be transmitted this way . she said that she is hiv negative she has two healty kids and... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »