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I am a CMA and just found out I am Hep C +. I wanted to go back to school for LVN/LPN but I'm worried that having HCV will prevent me from getting accepted into the program. Is it illegal to be an LVN/RN , CMA and have Hep C? Basically ...
hellokitty91 | Last answer
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I have abused percot for a year or so( with and with out acetanepfrine? )...but a few months ago switched to with out acet...i know i went over the 4000mg per day...maybe 6000 a day but not evryday maybe half of the month....anyway i too...
trevolution23 | Last answer
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Hi Doc, A friend of mine who has Hep C (not sure of hep b status) recently cut his hand badly whilst at my house. He immediately washed his hand and covered the cut with a bandage. At the time I never thought anything more about it. ...
Jennyd1975 | Last answer
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Dear Doctor, Would appreciate if you can comment on my latest LFT result. Does it indicate liver damage or something else? Protein, Total : 73 Albumin: 46 Globulin: 27 Bilirubin, Total : 3 (it is indicated low, as I normall...
scaredman2010 | Last answer
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Dear Doctor, 2 weekends ago (13 days to be exact) after being heavily drunk I used cocaine with 3 people in a birthday party. This is something that i have not done for years now, which I believe means that my nose was in a pretty good c...
kizpop | Last answer
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Good morning doctors, On 27th of this month I got tattoo at Thailand. My concern is HIV and Hepatitis C.I m vaccinated for hepatitis A and B as well. The tattoo was done with sterile needles opened in front of me, gloves where used ...
icecube236 | Last answer
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Dear Doctor , I am very worried about poor decision taken in barber shoop . Uswaly i have my own tools including neck shaving tools , from 3 days back i missed only the cup of shaving cream & shared that belongs to shop . It was just...
ayman310 | Last answer
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About 22 weeks ago i had unprotected sex with a street hooker. I was drunk and out with friends and just was not thinking. Lately I have had sharp pain under my right rib cage and under my left breast and itch in both spots sometimes. ...
Blhid | Last answer
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Dr, I posted this a day ago to Dr HHH and he said it was extremely low risk. I just want one more opinion. I was drunk in Vegas and shared a pipe for meth with an escort. I did nothing sexual and did not even take off my clothes. ...
brian248 | Last answer
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Hello dear doctors Please excuse my poor english I am male,30 ,heterosexual, and live in Eastern Europe. 2 weeks ago I had unprotected vaginal and oral sex with a girl.It was a one night stand . I feel very weak know, I lost my apet...
paulvasilescu | Last answer
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I had sexual encounter with a massage girl in August 2008(six months back). I used a condom but at the end it broke. I stopped immediately and cleaned myself. After about 5 days I got myself tested for liver function test for the first ...
victor879 | Last answer
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On December 27 I had sex with a woman of unknow status (one night stand), used a condom. On December 28th I had blood work done with AST results of 16 and ALT results of 20. Donated blood on January 21st, no problem. Then on February 24...
d20st | Last answer
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Hi there, Recently a friend of mine tested 'inconclusive' for an antibody test on a routine STD screening following a sexual assault. That is they told her the results were inconclusive and further testing was needed (we are still waiti...
concernedfriend582 | Last answer
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I am a 48 year old hiv positive male living in the Uk.I have been diagnosed with hiv for the past 9 years & have been on combination therapy med Atripla for the past 3 years with a cd4 of 300 & a undetactable viral load. I was diagnosed...
shauny | Last answer
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Hi again i am the healthcare worker that was stuck with a needle a seven weeks ago. i did the pcr quant test and got my resutls back today. it said viral load not detected and pcr rna not detected. my question is that do i still need to ...
roshnipatel27 | Last answer
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My brother has hep c with cirrhosis. The doctor says cirrhosis is Grade A ? meaning it is now stable. He wants to do the TIPS procedure. My brother already has encepalopathy which is mostly controlled by lactulose. We know the TIPS m...
concerned60 | Last answer
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good afternoon.. six days ago, i had a sexual encounter with someone i didnt know very well.. we did the following.. heavy petting.. kissing.. she gave me oral sex.. i put my finger in her vagina for quite some time.. and i did have ...
Intrique | Last answer
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Hello, I am a 52 year old 140 lb female. I am a Geno Type 1A with Grade 2 Stage 4 . When I started treatment on 2/1/08 my viral load was 12M, within 8 weeks of the triple combo I was undetectable. I took 180iu of peg (reduced to 135 ...
Dee1956 | Last answer
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I am a health care worker that was stuck by a needle 6 and a half weeks ago with a dirty needle. Unfortunately i dont know if the pt had hepatitis c becuase the hosptial wouldnt test him. anyways since this thursday my scalp is flaking b...
roshnipatel27 | Last answer
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Hi, I am a heterosexual 19 year old female. I have several worries about hep c. First of all my boyfriend and I have unprotected sex, and sometimes I'm a little dry. However he has never injected drugs and is not in any of the risk g...
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