May 29, 2002
I am a former patient of your clinic, actually I saw Karen. I have chronic hep b (4 years)and am hiv negative. Have you heard good things about Viread? I am on combo treatment of Viread and Epivir. The docs wanted to stay away from Interferon for now due to a history of depression. I am really started to get frustrated by docs. I have been told 3 different times that I have cleared the virus, only to find out later there was some oversight. Also, I am at Northwestern. Do you think its a good place to get treatment, or is there someone else here in Chicago you know of.
Response from Dr. Dieterich
hepatitis C : sgpt 500
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