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Should I go for third treatnemnt

Apr 5, 2009

Dear doc,

I have HCV genotype 2, I Already had 2 treatments Pegasys+RIBA, after first treatment it was undetectable for 6 months, after second treatment for 18 months now HCV RNR is < 12, is it a lot or no? should I do third treatment?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

It appears that you have had a sustained virologic response (SVR as we call it) after the second treatment. So no, I don't think you need another round of treatment.

Newly diagnosed-troubling first lab results
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