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Diagnosed With Hep C

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Diagnosed with hep C today

...Hello,I have been diagnosed with hep C today. I have hiv as well. My CD4 are at 490. I am not sure what my hiv viral load is. Can you tell me the difference between
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you think you were recently infected then it is VERY important to get serial testing of your HCV RNA (viral load) over the next several weeks. If your viral load is less than 100,000 then that would be very suggestive that indeed your infection... Read more »

Foster child diagnosed with Hep C

...My Foster Grandson was diagnosed with hep c. Is this something that the family can get from... Read more »

I was diagnosed with Hep C. but "cleared" the virus

...I was diagnosed with Hep C but when my doctor did a viral load test it came back Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

... Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diagnosis and Monitoring Hepatitis C Infection

...infection on their own. Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor HEP C Test Name What it is Used For Elisa (EIA) Hepatitis C Antibody Test A blood test that detects antibodies that the immune system produces in response to... Read more »
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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Hep C Task Force Launched

... San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's recently established Hepatitis C Task Force will be holding a series of public meetings as it crafts recommendations. Some 12,000 people with hepatitis C virus Read more »
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is hep c related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if someone diagnosed with hep c....could that person stamd a chance of getting HIV? Read more »

JUST DIAGNOSED PLEASE HELP

Posted by luckyone, 9 Replies
...story and help me with my sometimes negative thoughts of this disease i do know life is good as i have been neg. viral load from hep c for 6 years now after 6 months of treatment and now from that experience that things do get better as i go on... Read more »

just diagnosed 3 weeks ago

Posted by luckyone, 1 Reply
...story and help me with my sometimes negative thoughts of this disease i do know life is good as i have been neg. viral load from hep c for 6 years now after 6 months of treatment and now from that experience that things do get better as i go on... Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection Read more »