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Cortisone Injections And Hep C And Cirrhosis

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HepC &Stage IV Cirrhosis/Liver Transplant

Having HepC and Stage IV Liver Cirrhosis, liver biopsy results have now put me on a transplant list. I have not even begun Interferon treatment - what is the likelyhood of being re-infected with hepc if I DO by some amazing luck get a liver?Is...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The likelihood of reinfection of the new liver is virtually 100%. However, treatment of HCV is done in people with cirrhosis and can even be cured! There is very preliminary data about 6 or 7 people on the transplant list who have been treated and... Read more »

hepc treatment caused cirrhosis

My Husband went through Pegasys / Copegus treatment in 2004-2005 at that time his liver biopsy... Read more »

hep-c

i was diagnosed with cirrosis, 412 & 200 liver levels, biopsy +, can i be treated?... 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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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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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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Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »

Injection Users

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
to the guy who shot up dope with the person who is HIV Positive if you dont get HIV from this then you dodged a bullet Read more »

how do i tell relitives im positive?

Posted by alivehoping, 4 Replies
i havent told anyone about my illness yet,my wife and dr are the only ones who know.everyone who knows im ill thinks its just my liver from hec c,same needle from tattoo that gave me hiv from my thinking its the only way possible.but im affraid of... Read more »

Thrust

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Well now it has been 30 days after possible exposer and i have been sick every one of those days.Sweats lasted off and on for the first two weeks. My feet went numb and the first two toes next two the big toe was pounding. The past three days my... Read more »