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h i v meds
Apr 4, 2009

i have co infection h i v and hep c can h i v medication help control hep c my doctor said my hep c has gone up much he thinks the h i v meds is helping to keep it under control is that ture or i'm just lucky it is not veary high what you think

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HIV medications do not treat HCV directly. However, I do believe that suppressing HIV is a good thing for the liver since HIV control leads to lower levels of other hormones in the body, which lead to inflammation.



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