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Does Vitamin B12 Help Hep C

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PLEASE could you help me am I HepC positive or not?

I had routine bloodwork/STD testing performed LFT came back fine BUT Hepatitis C screening test was positive with a negative HCV RNA and an indeterminate RIBA result...I was retested 3 months later with same exact results. What upsets me is that...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
This one is easy. Ask for a quantitative PCR for HCV. If it is negative you are fine! I would repeat to be certain about 3 months after the first one. Good luck! DTD... Read more »

HepC Petrified 16 y.o. - please help

Dear doctor, please help, because I am so scared that I am unable to study these days. My situation... Read more »
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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 »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Introduction Welcome to our treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have the hepatitis C virus (called HCV, for short). The people who wrote this guide have direct experience with HIV and hepatitis C. We have written this guide to... Read more »
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coinfections hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
please help i know you guess are not doctor but could you
please due some research for me ? I dont have acsess
to a computer often. can you find out if 6 months test is accurate or is it 6month from time of exposure or6 month after onset of symptoms Read more »

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 »

hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
it has been 6 months since exposure started having diarrhea and
all my lymph nodes in my breast and under arm are swollen
soreness in my back. my stomach keeps burning. had ars 3 weeks
after exposure lymphadenopathy but it didnt hurt but my throat
was... Read more »

please please help

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
was exposed to hiv +and hepc+ man on 8-16-05
took home acsess test on 2-12-06 test-neg.the doctor
said it can take up to 12 months to show up if you are
infected with both hiv + hep c wanted a pcr and riba but
he said it will do no good that the virus... Read more »