How long should I wait after a risky sexual experience (either unprotected sex or sores in mouth etc.) for hepatitis B and C tests to be conclusive?How often should a sexually active person be tested?
Dr. Nemer Charafeddine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - to detect if you have antibodies , 6 mth is enough, as compared to rapid PCR that can detect it in several days
How AND where can I get tested for all stds? Please be specific for each std. I want to know if I am "clean"or not. (For ex. HIV: blood test, lab), what are the other ones I should worry about?
Hiv , hepatitis C , hepatitis b , syphillis is a 4 months post exposure ( 3 months post PEP for HIV ) CONCLUSIVE? 4th generation hiv tesT
Dr. Zakia Dimassi, Pediatrics - Yes these tests are conclusive. In any case, it is recommended that you always follow up with your treating physician.
Hiv , hepatitis C , hepatitis b , syphillis is a 4 months post exposure ( 3 months post PEP for HIV ) CONCLUSIVE?
For Hepatitis C , how long does it take to be detected in blood tests for antibodies and antigene blood test after exposure ?
What are the symptoms of hepatitis A , B and C? Do symptoms always appear?Where can I get vaccinated for both? Is it safe? And how much does it cost?
My husband has antigene australia hbs ag and anticorps anti hbc II are positive. What should we do?
Dr. Rola Al Dhaybi, Dermatology - These are for Hepatitis B and C. You should consult an infectious disease doctor and a gastroenterologist to be able to assess if he has chronic active Hepatitis or it is not active.
What are the routes of transmission for Hepatitis C?
Dr. Salim Saab, Otolaryngology (Ent) - Percutaneous transfusion account for more than 90 per cent of transfusions associated with hepatitis cases. Drug use accounts for more than 50 per cent.