|after 6 mos cured/after 12 mos, viral inf.
Feb 3, 2003
My husband recently finished the PegIntron/Rib therapy. After 6 mos he was considered cured and was told to stay on the meds for another 6 mos, since he was a so called responder, he just had his last blood and was told that he has a slight viral infection still in his liver. What now?
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
It depends on what happens next. Sometimes there are small bumps in the PCR level that are false positive. It bears repeating in a month or so, if it is negative then he is indeed cured, if not, then he has relapsed and may need to get treated again. Good luck! DTD
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