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Do You Have To See A Doctor For Hep C

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Please Doctor! I am sure Hep C has affected tests.

What exactly is Acute Hep C, because I am pretty confident that is what I had that made me so sick after my snorting incident. This would also account for the weight loss, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, extreme nausea, I felt like I was dying for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Mark,Everything you ever wanted to know about hepatitis C (and probably much more than you ever wanted to know) can be found at The Body's FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C (Jan 15, 2009).I Read more »

My doctor doesn't recommend treatment for Hep C at this time.

I was diagnosed with Hep C years ago. I've HIV positive for twenty years and on meds with an... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

... Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Hepatitis C "Silent Epidemic" -- Doctor

... Between 2006 and 2008, hepatitis C rates rose by 114 percent among Canadian women and by 76.6 percent among men. Dr. Didi Emokpare of Regina called the figures Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Not a Life Sentence, So Act Early: Doctor

... The earlier the treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) -- before significant liver damage occurs -- the better the outcome, according to results from an international study. Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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HIV and Hep C co-infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've read where HIV and Hep C co-infection can cause a person to take longer to test positive. Does anyone know how true this is? I've tested negative at Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is considered reactive but because mine was 1.32 she said... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...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 production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
still having symptoms having brown plaque on tongue cannot go to the mouth room severe constipation having numbness in in hands insomina sleep apnea swollen eye lids constant grumbling in stomach swollen saliva gland ears still popping pains in... Read more »