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Can You Get Rid Of Hep C

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hepc geno type1

I have taken the year long treatment with interferon with a reduction in viral load but when I stopped after a year it came back. They now say there is no treatment available Is there anything I can take or do to help get rid of this,thanks much bob...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
It is great that you were able to complete treatment with interferon for one year. HCV genotype 1 is the hardest to treat and may often relapse after treatment completion.There is much interest in new drug treatments for HCV. Clinical trials of... Read more »

can hep c be cured

at least i might get rid of one i h i v and hepc i have heard that hep c treatment hard on most... Read more »

IMPORTANT- Husband has HCV-we shared needles, but I am negative, how?

My husband and I are monogamous and we have been clean for over sixx years, but while we were using... Read more »
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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 »
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Personal Accounts

Add your story Personal stories in this guide Contributors People with direct experience of HIV and hepatitis coinfection, have written much of this guide. Their storie are included here, and cover dealing with a second diagnosis,... Read more »
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