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Death By Hepatitis C

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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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct
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Hepatitis C

in Sept 2008, while testing for HIV, the doctor told me that I was infected with Hepatitis C, but it is gone. yesterday, i went to another doctor and talked about fatigue and hep C. i am very scared is there any treatment for complete removal of Hep...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You can spontaneously recover from hepatitis C just as you can from hepatitis A and B. Approximately 15-30% of folks with hepatitis C spontaneously clear the virus from their Read more »

hepatitis c

What happens if hepatitis c gooes untreated?Can you die from this?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...No everyone develops liver disease from hepatitis C infection. You should have your liver evaluated to see if you need treatment in the first place. Read more »

Effect of hepatitis c

Dear Doctors,My sister was diagnosed in Dec. 1996 with crypt. meningitis and a tcell count of 4. She came back from the brink, and now has 350+ tcells and undetectible vl on the more sensitive test. But she also has hepatitis C, and her doctor...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is a leading cause of death in HIV patients nowadays. Her hepatitis C is likely to progress twice as fast in the presence of Read more »

#1 Cause of Death?

Can you please comment on this statement that I read in a recent newspaper in New York? Thank you"They may have a point. Ninety-four percent of all AIDS-related deaths in theUS occurred after the introduction of AZT, according to CDC...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(overall death rate is markedly decreased). In my practice most of the liver deaths have been due to alcohol hepatitis and hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is the evolving major health threat to many HIV infected persons. HIV therapy does not improve... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Deaths From Hepatitis C Double

... The Health Protection Agency reported Tuesday that deaths from hepatitis C in England have doubled in less than a decade. The number of people requiring hospitalization for the infection has tripled, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hepatitis C-Related Deaths Expected to Triple Over Next 10 Years; New Treatments Years From Approval

... CDC has estimated that the number of hepatitis C-related deaths in the United States will triple over the next 10 years, the Wall Street Journal reports. About 8,000 to 10,000 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: 40 People Unknowingly Got Tissue or Organs from Donor With Hepatitis C; 5 Died

...Tugwell, a CDC epidemiologist who is assigned to the Oregon Health Department and is the leader of the investigation. Whether the hepatitis contributed to the other deaths is still unknown, Tugwell said. The remaining organ recipient has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Other Deadly Virus; Durham, N.C., Group Raising Awareness of Hepatitis C

... Organized in 2003, the Durham-based Piedmont HIV Integrated Community Access System is helping educate the community about hepatitis C virus (HCV). PHICAS's goal includes improving access to HIV/HCV care for the under- and uninsured, integrating... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... 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 »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »