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Can Human Growth Hormone Help Hepatitis C

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and
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human growth hormone

I have been on meds for 5 years now I have put on 10kg I do excercise 3-4 a week and cant get rid of my stomach . It just wont sift !! I was wondering if human growth hormone would help . Based in Spain my doctor wasnt too keen . I am otherwise...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. There are studies which show human growth hormone improve lipohypertrophy and can reduce visceral fat. However, the treatment is expensive and may produce side effects like diabetes Read more »

lipo-human growth hormone

I am treatment experienced-and i'm on 6 drugs. In the past two years-my stomach had gotten huge-and i have major love handles-asymetrical-on my back-If I can manage to get hgh-any idea how long it takes to work-I am so sick of suffering with side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Studies of growth hormone for increases in abdominal fat in the setting of HIV treatment have shown some benefit by 6 months. Side effects include increased risk for diabetes, bone pain, and high cost of the treatment (growth hormone releasing... Read more »

Can Human Growth Hormone Help Neuropathy

I am a 33 year old male with severe neuropathy in my legs. According to my doctor, I am also wasting. Can HGH help or better yet, can it make my neuropathy worse. Ive never heard anything on this subject.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I know of no evidence that human growth hormone can make neuropathy either better or worse. Common side effects from HGH are aches and pains in joints and muscles, but not Read more »

Human Growth Hormones and co-infected

Iam a 34 year old male that has been co-infected for 14 years with a HIV viral load below a thousand and a CD$ of 400. A Hep C viral load of 13 million with no liver damage as of yet. What is your opinion on Human Growth Hormones and how would it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I don't know of any data regarding any adverse effects with HIV or HCV. However, I am not sure what indications you have for use of that particular medication. You may want to discuss that further with your physician.Dr. McGovern Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

The Next Generation of Human Growth Hormone

...course, he watched calories. But when I pushed him for more details, he finally confided that his doctor had prescribed him human growth hormone, that he had been injecting himself with a low dose for about seven years, and that growth hormone... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Growth Hormone Could Reduce Fat Deposits Caused by HIV Treatment, JAMA Study Finds

... Low doses of human growth hormone can reverse some of the abnormal fat distribution caused by HIV treatment and lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, but the Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

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...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »