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Deaths Due To Interferon 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 »

does ozone help hepatitis c (OZONE) (OZONE THERAPY 2008)

does ozone help in any way in the case of hepatitis c. also , can it hurt yu mentally or physically
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hens teeth, especially molars.which are now, I understand, in early clinical trials, hopefully to be approved by the FDA and Perdue toward the end of this year. (Sorry Bob, couldnt resist..from one Poz Italian MD to another. Please keep me... Read more »

viral load

the last time I visited with my specialists he said my viral load was at 1,000,000 / ml and my geno type is 1, what exactly does this mean? he also told me that since I already am so fatigued and so sick to my stomach that he would not recommend...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people are "coinfected" with both viruses. Coinfection has some special problems. Hep C makes HIV disease worse. This is probably due to liver damage. However, Hep C doesn't seem to interfere with antiretrovirals (ARVs). People... Read more »

My ALT results due to Interferon

Finished 24 my weeks on Interferon Aug 08 Aug 08 ALT 544, HBV DNA <6 IU/ml Oct 08 ALT 288 Nov 08 ALT 130 How long do you think my ALT will be in the normal range?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It appears that you have initiated interferon for hepatitis B infection. The more important question is what was your HB e antigen before therapy. If positive, then the best Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
Hatherleigh Press

Living With Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide

...accounted for only 4 percent of deaths, but two years later the number rose to 14 percent! Now, in the year 2005, cirrhosis due to chronic hepatitis C is a leading cause of both morbidity and mortality in patients with HIV infection on HAART... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The Hepatitis C Pipeline

...2007. Idenix announced in March 2005 that the highest dose of valopicitabine used in the studies (800 mg/day) would be abandoned due to an increased incidence of moderate to severe gastrointestinal side effects. Side effects were severe enough... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis C Coinfection Review

...(HAART) might offset HIV's effect on fibrosis progression, while others worry that HIV medications may worsen liver disease due to hepatotoxicity. Available research has been inconclusive or shown little effect of HAART on fibrosis, positive or... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv Read more »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
...AL HOSPITAL POR TRANFUSIONES DE SANGRE SIETE VECES HASTA QUE SE ME FUE. QUERIA SABER SI ALGUIEN USO INTERFERON PARA TRATAR LA HEPATITIS C CON CUANTOS T-CELLS EMPEZO EL TRATAMIENTO Y LOS RESULTADOS QUE OBTUVO CON EL TRATAMIENTO. GRACIAS Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...extremely immuno-suppressive itself. AZT was developed in the 60s specifically as a chemotherapy against cancer. But wasnt used then due to severe toxicity. However, a few pre-studies had been carried out, so that the substance could be used in... Read more »