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hiv/hep c-are they a disability?
May 1, 2001

hi i was wondering if you have hiv and hep c are theese illnesses consider you to be disabled?

Response from Dr. Young

HIV and/or hepatitis C infections, per se are not sufficient reason to be considered disabled. Many persons who have either infection are functionally disabled, though this largely depends on the extent of the disease and ongoing symptoms.



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