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Can Your Body Get Rid Of Hep C

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How does body get rid of dead hep C virus?

My husband is on interferon/ribaviron and doing very well. He told his care provider that he guessed the dead virus was being evacuated from his body via his urine. His care provider said, no, that the dead virus "just disappeared." How does the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Interferon and ribavirin are antiviral agents that help upregulate the body's own antiviral immune system to kill infected hepatocytes (liver cells) Read more »

Donation of body parts if HepC+ ?

I was exposed to Hep C over 20 yeas ago, so now I test poitive; but it has never made me sick.... Read more »
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... 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 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 »
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 »
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necesito aclaracion de the body

Posted by daniel37, 1 Reply
...creo entender que con la prueba de los 6 meses de vih negativa y de la prueba reactiva pero con arn negativo del virus de la hepatitis c no hace falta que me vuelva a hacer la prueba del vih. es esto asi? puedo estar tranquilo? no se alarga en mi... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...on here and all about how you take longer to become posivite - or atl east those nurses did - and they were coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV. so what's that mean? does that mean that the window period doesn't work if we're talking about... Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection Read more »

Tattoo and body piercing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello my friends. I have a question. Can you get hiv from body piercing or tattoo? I had unprotected sex with someone who had tattoos on his hands. What is the % of infected people who got Read more »