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HIV, Hep. C & Hep. A?
Mar 4, 2001

I was wondering what are the data about having HIV, Hep. C and subinfection with Hep. A? How common is that and what are the symptoms and treatment?

Many thanks!

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

HCV coinfection with HIV is very common.Usually HCV infection is asymptomatic.HAV is also frequent but is always an acute hepatitis that never gets chronic.There is a vaccine to prevent HAV.HCV is treatable with interferon injections and ribavirin tablets combination.

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