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Does The Hep C Virus 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 »

Addisons disease , HIV AND HEPC

hello doctors i have been following you guys for a FEW YEARS and wanted you to know u are helping... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria Orders Tests on Local Cure for HIV Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HCV Coalition for the Cure Launches White House Petition to End Hepatitis C

On February 19, HCV Coalition Founder Margaret Dudley, along with her husband and many other advocates, announced a drive to obtain 100,000 signatures that they plan to present to the White House. Hepatitis C is the most widespread blood-borne... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Awareness and Testing Campaign Launched

Hep C Connection is a new awareness and testing campaign aimed at alerting Coloradoans about hepatitis C virus, which is especially prevalent among baby boomers. Those born between 1946 and 1964 account for nearly 70 percent of HCV cases, and a new... Read more »
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HIV and HEP-C in NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm 36 years old, HIV+ and recently diagnosed with Hepatitus-C. the combination scares me and isolates me one step further from those with only the common thread of HIV. I'm interested in establishing contact with others in the same boat for mutual... Read more »

No longer have HepC!

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I went to my doctor today. My numbers are all amazing. CD4=701, viral load undetectable. And he says that I no longer have HepC. I have never heard of this. I am pleased, don't get me wrong. It's just kinda crazy. I was always told that it... Read more »

Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does?

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Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »