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Effects Of Hepatitis

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Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Hepatitis B can cause scarring of the liver, called cirrhosis. Once we have cirrhosis of the liver, other parts of our bodies, including our kidneys, can give out. Our bodies can get sick in a number of ways as the cirrhosis progresses. Hepatitis B... 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 »

Mental Side effects of Hepatitis C treatment

Please could you give me information relating to the mental deterioration I have been warned to... Read more »
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Immune Gene May Help Predict Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy

As discussed earlier, newer 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... 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 community sample of injection drug users (IDUs). Street outreach was... 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

The authors analyzed data 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... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Managing Side Effects From New Hepatitis C Drugs

Boceprevir (Victrelis) and telaprevir (Incivek) are newly licensed treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) mono-infection (HCV infection only). Clinical trials are planned or underway testing these drugs in people who are co-infected with HCV and... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm new to this board and wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself.

My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver.

Over 5... Read more »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
HOLA NESESITO HACER ALGO POR MI HIGADO, MI 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... 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 OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

kaletra side effects

Posted by brendaelisa, 4 Replies
Does anybody knows if kaletra's side effect is excesive diharrea.

My cousin has hiv-type 1 and we are giving him Kaletra but it is giving him a masive diharrea and he got a cut on his rectum.

He has diabetes is 44 yeras old. and all this is new for us... Read more »