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Chronic Hep C Joint Pain

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HIV and HepC

Dear Sir,I ahave been dianosed HIV with Hep C in the year 2000. Now I am planning to start ART , what is suitable for me , Please adviced meConfuse Mike ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is true that HIV patients with chronic viral hepatitis have an increased risk of drug toxicity after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART). However, this should never be used as a reason not to start. You ask a good question - what is suitable... Read more »

Hepc Cirroshis

I have hepc with cirroshis and did do the treatments that did not work. I am 48 years old without... Read more »

Am I done with HIV and HepC testing at 22 / 28 weeks?

Good day Dr McGovern , I'm a 39 year old , slightly overweight male in the UK, smoker and... Read more »
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Colorado: Hepatitis C Awareness and Testing Campaign Launched

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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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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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lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have lymph nodes in my jaw and the pain is shooting to my ear and then my head. Afraid to take anything exposed to hiv
and hep c blood. Went ID doctor he said hepc can delay hiv
3 months. I am going to buy home acsess test today.
What scares me the... Read more »

Great Group Speaker

Posted by riverprincess
Every month we have a rep come into our support group and this month was a ID specialist from Trenton. This doctor was great. Very good presentaion and even better Q & A session afterwards. I learned much about being undetectable, When you... 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 »

reactivation of EBV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could reactivation of EBV delay seroconversion to hiv and hepc or can it be part of seroconverting to hiv +or hep c+ Read more »