|Hep C cure
Jun 12, 2009
I was treated for Hep C with Rebetrol in 2002 and was told that the virus was dead. I was re-tested 1 year later to ensure there was still no trace of the virus.
Insurance companies will not accept me because I once had Hep C (decline) and also because I had taken interferon (decline). Everyone that I speak to about the matter thinks Hep C in not curable.
Why doesn't the medical community make clear that Hep C can be cured?
Also, it was determined that I had the European strain and only needed to take the medication for 6 months.
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would ask your doctor to write a letter to the insurance company telling them that you are cured of your hepatitis C infection. It could potentially help.
Hello doctor.. hope u answer my question:)
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