Jul 13, 2008
Daughter is 24 years old. Diagnosed with HCV approx. 4 yrs' ago. Liver biopsy result was "2", Genotype 1A. Do you feel treatment should be treated asap. She is on methadone maint. and has been "clean" 3.5 mos.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Unlikely this requires any urgent treatment. But this requires consultation with a liver specialist, who will also take all factors including any other medical conditions into consideration for treatment.
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