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Are Newborns Checked For Hep C

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hepc

currently had blood test annual checkup Dr. said liver test was high. reading was 50 took blood to check for hep c is 50 a bad reading for the liver? said 45 was normal...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Many things can affect the amount of these liver enzymes in the blood, including viral illnesses, medications, alcohol and other medical problems.... Read more »

Clearing Hep-C

How is it that some people that are co-infected are able to clear the Hep-C virus on there own, My... Read more »

Can hepC be found in stool?

Hi Dr. TaylorI am having a stool sample analysis done because of an unexplained very dark /almost... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Introduction Welcome to our treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have the hepatitis C virus (called HCV, for short). The people who wrote this guide have direct experience with HIV and hepatitis C. We have written this guide to... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
All of yoou with symptoms and testing neg could have hep c it can and does take more then 6 months to show antibody's in more then just a few people and the symptoms can be the same as hiv.So it might not be stress or your not crazy ,Hepc can take... Read more »

hopeless

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
had ars at 3 weeks .tested at 6months test neg my feet are so sweaty and tingling my hand are doing the same. have
coating on tongue,insomnia eyelid swelling with little red dots on them.blurred vision. urinating alot high risk exposure hepc hiv.... Read more »

Any + currently in the army?

Posted by wanttolive, 4 Replies
I would love to talk to anyone currently in the army and is +. How were you treated after you made your diagnosis known? Can you retire in the army being pos or are you being made to leave the military after your enlistment is up? Read more »