liver alive long with hep. b and c
Jun 15, 2000
how long will a liver stay healthy with both B and C hepatitis?
Response from Dr. Dieterich
That depends on many different factors. Alcohol consumption, HIV infection and older age at infection all accelerate the course of liver disease. However, everyone is different. The median time to cirrhosis for hep C is about 20 years, that means that half the people might have by then. DTD
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