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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?
Sharing?: Sharing needles with other people will certainly place you at risk for any disease like hepatitis or hiv. If you mean that you're reusing your own needles then the answer is no. Using dirty needles will leave you vulnerable to other potentially awful bacterial infections, however. Once used, needle should be thrown away and not reused. ...Read more
Does double gloving prevent HIV and HCV more in OR setting if there were a needle stick? I have always wondered this
I stuck a pt. then stuck myself post IV. No hx. We both had bloodwork and her and I are both negative for HIV HBV hcv. More tests? Should I worry?
Why?: You did everything correctly. Your health care or human resources team got you tested and the patient tested. Are they worried? If not, why are you worrying? ...Read more
If i get infected with HIV on june and infected with HCV in november , would this give me false negative hiv test 6 months last exposure in december?
If someone with hiv kisses a person on the cheek and right after that another person kisses the same person on the same spot. Can hiv or hcv transmit?
Nearly no: There is virtually no risk in HIV transmission from the action you described. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, 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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Anti PLA2R test result = 2 , what is this mean ? And other test are negative like HBsAg , HCV,HIV, C3C = 134 mg/dl. any other test and treatment.
I accidently used a toilet paper that had small red dots that looked like blood. Can hiv, hpv or Hcv spread through this?
No risk, no worries: I find it difficult to believe you found toilet paper that really had blood on it. But if that happened, there would be little or no risk for any of these infections. Don't worry about it. ...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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