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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No effect: Duplicate question. See other reply. No effect.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No.: Hepatitis C and HIV are two different viruses and will act and be detected in different ways. They should not affect the ability to diagnose each othe ... Read More
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Hepatitis C infection will not prolong the window of HIV
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Blood donation: I do not know what they might do in England. You probably could call the center you gave blood at. However if you are really worried about Hep C and ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Call them: I'm glad you're health-conscious. Give the donor center a call and ask when you will be notified. Mention that you didn't donate to get a test, and yo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Coffin
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
No reason to lie: Your nurse should have no reason to lie about your results, but if you have reason to believe you've been exposed, it's understandable that you might ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Kissing does not transmit HIV or Hep c unless blood from the infected person enters a break in the skin or mucous membranes of the uninflected person.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Strongly recommend you see an expert on STDs and get yourself educated and tested appropriately. Both of these viruses can be tested for using PCR tec ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
35 years experience Critical Care
Infectious disease : Testing for HIV and hepatitis is with a blood test.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Now and in 6 months: Get tested now and repeat the tests in 6 months. It would be good to get nucleic acid tests for both HIV and HCV. For good health - Have a diet rich i ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Basile Muntean
Specializes in Dentistry
Theoretically, yes.: Toothbrushes come in contact with minute amounts of blood in saliva. Sharing personal care articles, therefore, it is not advisable.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk: HIV is virtually 100% prevented by correct and consistent condom use for vaginal or anal sex. Contrary to popular beliefs, hepatitis C isn't sexually ... Read More
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