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viral load
Jan 12, 2003

My viral load is 16 million + some.If i'm at stages 1 & 2, why is it so high. How quick does it grow? I wanted to wait for treatment, til April when I will have a vacation but afraid of what the load will increase too. What should I do? I have HCV.Lisa

Response from Dr. Dieterich

A few months either way will not make a big difference in the course of your therapy. It is almost February now so that is only 2+ months. You can likely wait without any harm to your chances of a cure. Good luck! DTD



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