|HIV AND HEP. C
Oct 19, 2005
I TOOK THE TREATMENT FOR HEP. C ABOUT 2YEARS PEG INTRON AND MY LIVER FUNCTIONS SEEM TO BE GOOD BUT THEY SAID I HAD CIRROSIS IHEAR CIRROISIS NEVER GOES AWAY A SONAR GRAM SAYS MY LIVER IS CLEAR IM CONFUSED MY COLESTERAL IS 125 IN ONE OF YOUR ANS. YOU SAID LOW COLESTERAL COULD BE LIVER DAMAGE I ALSO TAKE HIV MEDS. 4 PILLS A DAY REYETAS TRUVADA WITH THE BIG ONE NOW WOULD THAT HAVE ANY EFFECT ON ME
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
That is really great news! Congratulations on clearing your HCV! It is complicated indeed. Cirrhosis that is not too severe, which we would call Child's A cirrhosis, is indeed often reversible when the virus is cured. If the liver is worse than that, it is very difficult. It sounds to me like you are fine and you should be happy that you have a good cholesterol. Live your life, it is a gift! DTD
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