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End Stage Liver Disease Hep C

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End stage liver disease

My husband has end stage liver disease,Hep C,diabeties and annemia. He is haveing a hard time swollowing at times and has a sharp pain that comes and goes in his back he says he feels like fluid is flowing down his spine. Once a week he has nose...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your husband has not been drinking for 3 years, yes I would take him to a center that has a liver tranplant program for evaluation.Dr. M Read more »

HCV Load/9 Mil/end-stage figures?

I was infected in with the HEP C/GENO TYPE 1 virus in 1978, my most recent viral load count was... Read more »

Hep c and cirrhosis

MY HUSBAND HAS RECENTLY BEEN DIAGONISED WITH HEP C AND CIRRHOSIS. HE IS ON 2 DIFFERNET FLUID PILLS... Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

Hepatitis C: The Changing Picture

...transmission route is unknown. Many people who were infected decades ago are just now starting to reach the advanced stages of liver disease. And, because hepatitis C usually has no symptoms in its early stages, people often don't know they... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Hepatitis C in HIVers May Cause Rapid Liver Disease -- Forum

... At a recent San Francisco forum entitled "Could you survive HIV only to die from hepatitis C?" presenters talked about the growing number of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections found among HIV-positive men who have sex Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform's Policy Team Expands Hepatitis C Advocacy Efforts

... 2009 marked a significant year for Project Inform, as we greatly expanded our hepatitis C (HCV) policy agenda at the federal, state and local levels. We began HCV advocacy in 2007 in response to the number of people Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

... Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »