Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Can You Get A Kidney Transplant If You Have Hepatitis C

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

hepatists C

12 years ago my mom had hepatists C and the doctor say that they cannot treat my mom because my mom had kidney transplant if they treat hepatists C her kidney no longer working any more. Do you know any kind of treatment out for my mom? It would...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...New therapies are being developed for hepatitis C including protease and polymerase inhibitors. They continue to look good in early clinical trials. Read more »

Hepatitis c

Doctors, thank you for providing such an informative and annonymous forum - - it is truly... Read more »

Hep C After Liver Transplant

My husband received his life saving liver/kidney transplant. My husband has Hepititis C, which was... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Kidneys Transplanted Between HIV-Infected Patients

...and, with the exception of one patient with fully treated tuberculosis, had no history of opportunistic infections. The four transplanted kidneys were from two donors who had not received antiretroviral therapy, did not have a history of serious... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Hepatitis C: The Changing Picture

...end-stage liver disease or advanced liver cancer is a liver transplant. Several studies have shown that HIV-positive liver or kidney transplant recipients with well-controlled HIV and higher CD4 counts do nearly as well as HIV-negative patients.... 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 »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms Read more »
Connect With Others

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

Posted by hepatitisC
...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 »