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Is Hcv Anything Like Hiv
HCV can be cured: Our goal in treating HIV is to suppress the virus and help build the immune system back up. If people take their meds they can potentially have a normal lifespan. But we do not know how to eradicate HIV from the body's cells. Hepatitis c can be eradicated, or cured. And it has a finite duration of treatment (24 to 48 weeks now). Both require combination drugs and careful adherence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
My lymphozytes cell cout is 13.3 am i considered immunodeficient?Could my HCV negative result be false after 2 years post exposure? Iam also HIV neg.
Used a public toilet. Noticed small amount of dry blood in the toilet seat after I got up to flush. Can Hiv or HCV be transmitted?
Unlikely: Even if the person whose dried blood was on the seat, had HIV and or HCV the risk of your catching HIV or Hep C is very remote. For your piece of mind, get a HIV nucleic acid test and Hepatitis C antibody test in 6 months. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
If hiv 4th gen test comes back neg at 6 month last exposure can i say i am hiv free regardless i got hcv or not? Cant afford a rna, can i rely on test
Can inhalating popper with someone with unknown health status spead HCV HIV or hbv?no sex been done after the usage of the popper
No: Glad you're being safe. Best wishes.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am at my 23 week last exposure to hiv.I got scratched today with an object.If it was hcv blood in it would it give me false neg hiv test at 24 week?
Hepatitis c is a virus that replicates (makes copies of itself) in the human liver. People can be infected by exposure to even very small amounts of blood. Over 20 to 40 years it can cause scarring of the liver, and severe scarring is called cirrhosis. People can be tested for exposure with an antibody test. If that is positive, they need a test for the virus itself ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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