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Effects Of Hepatitis

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Mental Side effects of Hepatitis C treatment

Please could you give me information relating to the mental deterioration I have been warned to expect during the 6-month treatment of Hep. C genotype 2, due to start this November.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Interferon can cause headaches, irritability, depression, and decreased concentration among other symptoms. You will want to be able to easily contact your physician should you begin to have any significant symptoms - particularly those related to... Read more »

Effect of hepatitis c

Dear Doctors,My sister was diagnosed in Dec. 1996 with crypt. meningitis and a tcell count of 4. ... Read more »

signs and symptoms of hepatitis B and the effective treatment

ok...thank you Dr.Conway,I hope you'll not be annoyed. I had another question. Well,so how long... Read more »
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Immune Gene May Help Predict Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy

...hepatitis C treatments are currently being studied that hopefully will not only cure more people but will also reduce its many side effects and length of therapy. In the meantime, a gene called IL28B has been found that may help predict how... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of a Hepatitis C Virus Educational Intervention or a Motivational Intervention on Alcohol Use, Injection Drug Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Injection Drug Users

... Researchers in the current study compared the effects of two interventions on alcohol use: using a new syringe at last injection, and using a condom at last sexual encounter in a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Hepatitis C Infection on Progression of HIV Disease and Early Response to Initial Antiretroviral Therapy

...from a longitudinal medical records review project conducted in over 100 US medical clinics from 1998 to 2004 to describe the effect of hepatitis C virus (HCV) on the progression of HIV and on early changes in the CD4 cell count and HIV viral... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...typically found in 90% of people completing the vaccine. This study looked at whether hepatitis B ("Hep B") vaccination is any less effective in patients with HIV, and whether a lower CD4 cell count was associated with increased failure of the... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
... The Hepatitis C community can learn much from AIDs advocates and activists, but more important, we need to join forces to effectively make the general public aware of this epidemic. Thank you for letting me go on and on. Maybe we can start a... Read more »

Mr. Sowadsky says its okay too donate

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...exclusions for other at-risk populations go back only 12 months. However, sometimes, public policy, and even politics, can have an effect on Public Health issues. If you do not agree with the policies as they presently stand, in the United... Read more »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
...DOCTOR ME SUGERIO TRATAR CON INTERFERON. EL PROBLEMA ES QUE MIS DEFENSAS SUBEN Y BAJAN Y COMO LEI INTERFERON TIENE MUCHOS SIDES EFFECTS. TAMBIEN HACE TRES ANOS ME ENFERME Y ME DIO P.M.L USE INTEFERON TODOS LOS DIAS ME INYECTABA Y ME DIO ANEMIA... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL Read more »