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Does Hep C Go Away

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HEPC

I am 27 years old, and have been divorced for 1 1/2 years now. I was tested for hepC several years ago,(aprox5 yrs), my test was positive.My husband had hepC and never told me. Now he is having lots of problems with his hepC. I was wondering, can...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Hepatitis C is a different virus from the HIV or aids virus.None of these viruses, can change into the other.Many patients are confused, because both viruses can coexist, in a single patient.The test that you most likely had, was the HCV antibody... Read more »

long term hep-c

My situation is this; I am a 43 yer old male and was likely exposed to hep-c app. 25 years ago... Read more »

HIV+ and HEPc + in a small community

Hello dr...i live in a very small isolated community. I've been here for about 8 years now and... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
had ars at 3 weeks .tested at 6months test neg my feet are so sweaty and tingling my hand are doing the same. have
coating on tongue,insomnia eyelid swelling with little red dots on them.blurred vision. urinating alot high risk exposure hepc hiv.... Read more »

HELP WITH SYMPTOMS!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey guys i'm a bit worried about these symptoms i have. 3 weeks after being possibly exposed i started with diarrea alterning constipation, light intermitent fever and my skin started becoming dry and shinny, like old. i got tested for hiv... Read more »

What else can I do?

Posted by Helpless, 3 Replies
Hello Everyone
I need some help/suggestions. A woman I've know for the past 10 years is preparing herself for a battle. She was diagnosed HIV+/ HepC in 1986. We meet and dated for a couple of years, now were just very close friends. We're actually... Read more »

I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
I'm not happy. I have been asking my doctor for ages if I can go on some kind of HIV drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it... Read more »