|Low hcv viral load
Jan 19, 2008
iwas tested for hep c antibodies and the results were positive. Rna testing for viral load was 127,000. My Dr started me on ribaviran and interferon injection, but they neearly killed me. I was neuro toxic, with twitching mostly in my sleep.congestion, bruising, and very chronic fatigue. i have never been that sick in my life. Now that my thought processes are functioning again, i am beginning to wonder if i indeed have hep c at all, or am i a carrier? The liver biopsy stated minimal fibrosis and no inflammation. The reason all this even came to light was minimally elevated liver enzymes.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
If your liver biopsy shows minimal disease, you can certainly wait for newer therapies in the future. In the meantime, keep your alcohol consumption to a minimum and get vaccinated against hepatitis A and B.
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