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  • 4 days ago

    Adherence to medication

    Help us pilot a cool platform on adherence to medication. Buddy&Soul is a digital platform for personal development – a way of achieving all those great things you’ve always wanted for yourself. We offer courses where we help members deal with willpower, motivation, illness, relationships, etc. We’re looking to pilot our content and get feedback from savvy users – if you’re interested in improving your adherence habits, we can give you free access to one of our courses “adherence to medication....
  • 12 days ago

    Autoimmune Hepatitis

    My son was recently diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis type 1. He is 14 years old and recently started medication (Prednisone & 6MP) which he has responded well to. He has really severe acne and I'm wondering if this is related to the meds or the AIH? He had acne before he started meds. Anyone else out there with a teenager with this diagnosis. It's so rare and I can't accept that this is his life forever. Thanks
  • 29 days ago

    News Flash: Newer Hepatitis C Drugs May Pose Health Risks

    "Newer drugs to cure hepatitis C may put patients at risk for liver failure and other severe side effects, according to a new study from a U.S. nonprofit group that examines drug safety." Find out which drugs researcers identified and what these findings mean here: What are your thoughts?
  • 1 month ago

    Blood test

    I was recently in the hospital for kidney failure. The drs at the hospital took me off abunch of my they thought were hurting my kidneys. I went to my dr last week and she ordered blood tests. One of them was a Hepscreen, Chronic. The results came back reading HEPATITIS B, SURFACE AB, REACTIVE H. What exactly does that mean and do I have Hep B? Thank you, dejace
  • 1 month ago

    Water sports/Urine play and Hepatitis C

    I'm aware that this type of sexual activity carries high risk for Gonorrhea/Chlamydia/Herpes/etc and very low (almost non-existant) for HIV. But what about Hepatitis C? Considering no anal sex, just oral (man on man) and urine play (swallowing). How much of a risk does one one put themselves in for engaging in oral sex and water sports/urine play? and also.. according to US Department of Veteran affairs, virus particles (called HCV RNA) can be detected within 1-2 weeks. Does that mean if one....
  • 1 month ago

    hep c info

    my hep c went active about two months ago what should i expect
  • 2 months ago

    I have chronic liver disease and hepatitis b

    is chronic liver disease painful?
  • 2 months ago

    Positive Hep C person vomit in my mouth

    I just recently learned that a person whom accidentally projectile vomited and it had some had gotten into my mouth. Am I at risk? Really scared.
  • 2 months ago

    Hepatitis B Test Results

    I recently donated blood to the American Red Cross and later received a letter telling me that I had tested reactive for hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc). The results for all hepatitis B Virus Tests are as follows: Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Test: Nonreactive Hepatitis B Core Antibodies Test: Reactive HBV PCR: Negative The letter said that additional tests were performed on my blood and show that I likely do not have HBV. It says that it may be a false reactive but also says they can not be....
  • 3 months ago

    Myths and Facts About Hepatitis C

    How much do you really know about Hepatitis C? Separate myth from fact here: Did any of these answers surprise you? Sign in or sign up to join the conversation.