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Chronic Hep C

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Ask the Experts

HIV/Chronic Hep C - Co-infected

Is there any new treatment coming out soon for Hep C. I failed taking the Pegaysis.Thank you for your time.Deb
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are going to be many new treatments...But for the foreseeable future, most of these will be taken with Pegylated interferon and ribavirin since they rapidly become resistant if used alone. We should know soon how these drugs will work for... Read more »

Could this be acute/or chronic hep-c

I am a health care provider.In 1993 I had mild LFT increase ALT 60 hep pannel was neg came back to... Read more »

is this acute or chronic hep-c

I am a health care worker.Back in 1992 I had some mild increase in LFT ALT 60 hepatitis-c antibody... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Availability of Draft Guidance Re: Development of Antivirals for Chronic Hepatitis C, Including Coinfection With HIV

... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled "Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Developing Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Treatment," which includes co-infection with HIV.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community-Based Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C in Drug Users: High Rates of Compliance With Therapy Despite Ongoing Drug Use

... The authors note that UK authorities' hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment guidelines are evolving with respect to injecting drug users (IDUs). Nonetheless, patients with circumstances 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

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

...is far advanced. Managing Chronic Hepatitis B or Chronic Hepatitis C Health experts recommend that people who have chronic viral hepatitis take several actions: Most important of all is to not drink alcoholic beverages, and if necessary,... Read more »
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DELAYED SEROCONVERSION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...JOHN HOPKINS SITE SAID THAT CHRONIC HEP C CAN CAUSE DELAYED SEROCONVERSION SO IF THAT PERSON HAS BOTH BECAUSE OF HIV HE WOULD BE MORE LIKELY TO GIVE YOU HEP C SO IF YOUR Read more »

delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...you can have a delayed seroconversion if you are coinfected with hiv and hep c i have spoke with so many doctors and hospitals they said you need to test at 9months and 12 months Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Press Releases HCV in the News HCV Resources & Links Read & Download Choices Order Choices Order Hep C Flyer The Hepatitis C Caring Ambassadors Program presents: Hepatitis C Choices. ... Read more »

I Just GOT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My Hep. A shot. Need another in 6 months. I also have been protected from Hep B. I'm gay and having oral sex so I am doing all I can to be safe. Wish they could come up with a vaccien for HIV. Read more »