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Dealing With HCV When You Have Hiv

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HCv, HIV and Hemophilia

Dear Dr. McGovern,I would like to ask that if a person living with Hemophilia as well as he/she has coinfection (HCV and HIV), at what CD4 count and viral load it should start the ARV?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The US treatment guidelines now recommend treatment for HIV for all HIV/HCV coinfected patients, regardless of CD4 count. This is because, there are data to suggest that persons who are on antiretroviral Read more »

HCV and HIV compared

Dear Dr. Barbara:I have a science question for you. If you compare HCV with HIV from a nosocomial... Read more »

HCV/ HIV

Can u get hcv/ hiv if a infected person spit in your eyes face/eyes? Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...More than 40 posters and oral presentations featured at the 12th World AIDS Conference directly or indirectly addressed the burgeoning epidemic of HIV/HCV coinfection. Following are a few findings of particular Read more »
Project Inform

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) & HIV

...Several workshops discussed HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in women (HIV/HCV co-infection). In most people, HCV infection becomes chronic (ongoing). Over long periods of time, Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Research and Policy Recommendations for HCV/HIV Coinfection

...Research and Drug Development Appendix A: The 2000 Recommendations References Introduction The unfolding epidemic of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a serious and growing problem. An estimated 170 million people around the world... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Medicines Agency Approves Roche's Hepatitis C Drug Pegasys to Treat Patients Co-Infected With HCV, HIV

...European Medicines Agency on Thursday approved Roche 's hepatitis C drug Pegasys for the treatment of patients co-infected with HCV and HIV, Reuters reports. EMEA also voiced its support for the treatment of HIV/HCV co-infected people with a... Read more »
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HCV HIV coinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Please help - i had -ve HIV and HCV antibody tests at 12wks5days although i have experienced a lot of symptoms: Please, can somebody help me. I am really frightened. Read more »

Multi-infections of HBV, HCV, HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... This sounds like science fiction, but..... I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the HCV or HBV after initial liver enzyme elevation and... Read more »

My blog about hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction

Posted by RicksWorld
...Hi, I'd like to invite anyone who suffers with hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction, or homelessness to join me at my blog, http://ricksworld411.blogspot.com or contact me at ricksworld411@yahoo.com. Read more »

HIV/HCV

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
...enzyme in the liver. From what I can find out, it's something that is being seen more often with long term co-infections with HIV/HCV. Some of the blood test have come back. His ALT is up slightly, but our doctor saw those results before he... Read more »