May 14, 2005
Dear Dr. McGovern,
First off, I want to thank you. I've asked a few questions over the past year, and your responses helped very much to calm a very unsettled state of mind. Last week, I finished a 48 week pegintron/ribavirin treatment, and was undetectable from 5 weeks into it, and still am. My question is, would it be foolish to have an occasional beer or glass of wine this early after treatment? I haven't touched a drop over the last year, and don't want to jeapordize the success of the treatment, but I do want to celebrate (albeit very moderately) having finished.
What do you think?
Again, many many thanks.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I think a glass of wine or beer would be fine to celebrate. I very much wish you continued success at 6 months! Dr. McGovern
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