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Hepatitis c & kidneys failed

Mar 7, 2005

dear respected sir, i am navin solanki from india and my father is suffering from HEP C and his both kidneys are failed since last year. he is on dialysis at the movement. is there any chance of treating hep c consering kidneys failed. please give us suggestion of treatment . thanks a lot.

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Being on dialysys is not a problem for HCV treatment. In the past, the results have actually been better. There are some people who use ribavirin at a low dose, but that is more controversial. Your father should see a liver specialist and then get treated! Wish him luck! DTD

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