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To me, it is important if the potential date has common sense and good character.
Once I feel this person is worthy of my time and attention, I have the talk about my hepatitis B, and that HBV is vaccine preventable.
Many think having a chronic (infectious) illness like hepatitis B makes them less than worthy of love and a normal life with a romantic partner.
Unfortunately we forget we are more than our illness and focus on the things we cannot change rather than the wonderful things we have to offer a partner.
The TV station was not able to find out any more information about what is happening to Davydov or when he might be released.
Between 50 and 70% of people also develop persistent generalized lymphadenopathy, characterized by unexplained, non-painful enlargement of more than one group of lymph nodes (other than in the groin) for over three to six months.
Another group consists of those who maintain a low or undetectable viral load without anti-retroviral treatment, known as "elite controllers" or "elite suppressors".
According to Piskunov, Davydov is receiving his daily HIV medication, but has been unable to see a doctor.'This is one of the reasons we really want to get him out of there,' he said.
Piskunov said a return to Russia will mean almost certain death.'I believe he’s not going to live too long,' he said.