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Diagnosed With HCV

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Ask the Experts

Re: Diagnosed HCV at 10 weeks and cure

...I was just diagnosed with HCV and was told that this is a chronic ailment with no cure.Your exchange with this post implies a cure with a high success rate.
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Absolutely. Unlike HIV and HBV, HCV does not integrate into the genome. If the HCV PCR is negative 6 months after stopping therapy and the chances of that are over Read more »

Diagnosed HCV at 10 weeks

Dear Dr. Dieterich,Having adominal pain in the upper right quadrant of my body for two weeks and... Read more »

Re: Diagnosed HCV at 10 Weeks

Dear Dr. Dieterich,Thanks for your reply. I heard of interferon alpha 2 (?) and pegylated inteferon... Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...now beginning to face the challenges and consequences of an epidemic of hepatitis C which may have always been there, but not diagnosed. Joachim Nelles of the Psychiatric University of Bern, reported on the extent of hepatitis B and C in... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...as I assumed I would be dead by the time HCV kicked in." If you have been HIV-positive for a while and were recently diagnosed with HCV, the shock of a second serious infection is difficult. Some of the strengths you brought to your HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Pouncing on Boomers at Midlife

...estimated 3 million to 5 million people carry HCV. Palm Beach County Health Department records show nearly 1,400 residents have been diagnosed with HCV so far this year. "This is mainstream America we are talking about," said Dr. Eugene Schiff,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Screening for Hepatitis C in Sexual Health Clinic Attendees

... Research has shown that hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence is higher among some patients of sexual health clinics than among the general population. In such clinics, screening Read more »
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NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...types of jobs also risk occupational exposure to bloodborne infection. We report the case of a policeman in whom both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) seroconversion were clearly documented after he was involved in a bloody fight while making an... Read more »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 1 Reply
...Hi guys new to web site. Wanting info from anyone who has or is doing treatment for Hepatitus C. What has been your experiences. Interested in sharing w/me to help me make the best decision. I have yet to start treatment Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by uncertain, 4 Replies
...Hello to all. i was just diagnosed with HIV. it has been a lot to take in and I have all kinds of mixed emotions. I have been depressed and even had thoughts Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
hi guys, just got my results and yeah, am poz.confused i am and am simply numb.would love to talk to one of you guys, am in europe but i guess i can call anyone who'd be willing to just listen, but thanks guys, this forum has helped me a long way... Read more »