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Enlarged Liver And Hep C

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Enlarged Liver

Is an enlarged live a sign of a Hep A,B, or C infection? My PCP said my liver was large, but smooth with no bumps that he could feel during an annual physical exam. Also, why is there no vaccine for Hep A and C?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...need multiple laboratories and imaging with a ultrasound at the very least. There is a vaccine for hepatitis A, but not for hepatitis C. Scientists are working on HCV vaccine aggressively... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

HEP C Results

Hello again, I want to thank you for all your forum. It is a comfort.I am 52 years old, I have had... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...also associated with liver damage. Unlike Viramune, PIs may cause liver damage at any time. Patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C may be at higher risk for developing liver damage while taking PIs. In addition, HIV-positive people may... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ziagen

...raising a question about the interaction of abacavir and ribavirin, a drug that is currently essential for the treatment of hep C and this has led to some reluctance to use abacavir-containing regimens in someone being treated for hep C. Thus,... Read more »
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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 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 »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...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 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »