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HEP C AND HIV SYMPTOMS
Nov 3, 2006

Hello Mrs. McGovern

If a person had both HIV and HEP C but "REFUSED" treatment no matter what, and also one that "REFUSRED TO GET TESTED" how long would it be untill noticable symptoms occured, what would the symptoms be, because if any of thses symptoms occur, I will get tested, but not untill then, THANK YOU SO MUCH

Response from Dr. McGovern

The most common symptom of hepatitis C is fatigue so I am afraid this is not very helpful. Testing will alleviate your anxiety and will empower you to get the treatment you need.

Waiting to get tested for HIV when symptoms start is not a good strategy. If is better to find out earlier when your immune system is stronger.

Educational materials on both illnesses are available on the web by the CDC. www.cdc.gov



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