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Latest by Barbara McGovern, M.D.

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30years HepB and 23years Hiv+

Hi my viralload of Hiv is undetectable, viralload Hep.B is 12.000 last check up. Surviving Hiv succeeds, but the Hep.B scares me, my energy is less then a few years ago, is it true i must be more afraid of Hep.B, because of Hiv i can't have transplan...

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Need a straight answer

Hi Doctor, I got my bloodwork done and my alt came back at 278. I have been drinking for 15 years and have done some stupid risky things. I was tested for HepC and HepB a couple of years ago it came back negative. I am worried that my liver function ...

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hep c non-transmittable?

A friend of mine who is both HIV positive and HepC positive practices unprotected bareback sex with men both in the passive and active role. His HIV is "undetectable" and he is on HAART. He asserts that he does not need to disclose his HepC status, a...

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what does it mean by Anti-HBe positive?

Dear Dr, I was just wondering what does HbeAg -ve and Anti-HBe positive mean to me? My report shows this. LFT and liver ultrasound are normal since I diagonised in 2006. Thank you so much for great help,

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Medication

which drug(s)can someone who resides in Lagos Nigeria use for the cure or treatment of Hepatitis B. I urgently need you advise and recommendations

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HEPATITIC C

I CHECKED MY ELISA FROM A LABORTRY WHICH GIVES THE ELISA VALUE 1.78 AND CUT OFF VALUE IS 0.235 AND NOW AFTER 20 DAY AGAIN REPEAT TEST ANOTHER LABORTRY WHICH GIVES ELISA VALUE 2.35 AND CUT OF VALUE 0.160 WHAT IS MATTER

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Kissing and Hep C PLEASE HELP

Hi Dr, 10 weeks ago, I engaged in deep kissing while having a canker sore. This deep kissing lasted for quite a long time (10 -30 minutes), and it happened after the guy brushed his teeth. (I am also male) I am worried about potential HCV infection, ...

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My wife hcv and I not yet have it.

Last month me and my wife when to medical check up,report r out that she have hcv,but I did not have.but v having unprotected sex before that.we have a four years old gal,,,wat type is hcv from sex?thank you doctor.

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***please answer...concerned mother***

Hi~ Please help me by assessing any risk involved with the following situation. I was playing volleyball, and the girl I was warming up with started bleeding from her hand, and she got blood on the ball. Before we noticed she was bleeding, we had con...

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Is Real Time PCR Conclusive in Diagnosing HBV HCV?

I think I was exposed to a risky situation where I may have contracted Hep B or C,,,,I cannot wait for 3 months to get tested...its been 16 days now and many doctors have told me that Hep C and B can be detected early using PCR...I asked how soon the...