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Jun 22, 2008

When can one begin to be really concerned about HCV. I am 51 years of age. I was diagnosed 10 years ago, my viral load is at 2,5 million doubling every six months. I live in a very rural area. I just do not feel good. Thank you your forum is comforting. Thank YOu

Response from Dr. Holodniy

After about 10 years, one could begin to see significant liver damage. This is usually determined by a liver biopsy. Your symptoms may well be a reflection of your infection. You should consult with a liver specialist on whether HCV treatment is appropriate for you.

Started Meds..cd4 & VL
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