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Enlarged Spleen Caused By Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C & Enlarged Spleen left untreated

What happens with a person who has an Enlarged Spleen and it is not removed or the under laying cause most likely Hepatitis C with Bridging Fibrosis is not treated? I get extreme pain in the upper left & right quad's. Have no insurance and just got...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I share your concern for liver disease, expecially if your liver shows bridging fibrosis and you have an enlarged spleen. I would consider speaking to a social worker to see if they can assist you in determining how you might obtain financial... Read more »

Enlarged spleen

Dear Dr Henry,I am a 50 year old, HIV + (1991) male. My spleen has been enlarged for the past 6... Read more »

hep c enlarged spleen

i have hep c for about 6yrs now i justfound out through an ultrasound that i have slightly enlarged... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

...cardiac disease. HCV-related arthritis: Inflammation and swelling of small joints. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca: eye dryness, caused by a deficiency in the production of tears. Lichen planus : a skin condition causing flat, purplish, itchy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Filgrastim (Neupogen)

... What About Drug Resistance? Filgrastim does not work directly against HIV. Instead, it helpstreat some of the side effects caused by HIV or by the drugs used totreat it, or related conditions. Viral resistance is not an issuewith filgrastim. ... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
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Enlarged spleen, antibodies and testing

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...exposure. It has now been little over a month since the exposure (a long long post further back with more detail about that) Is an enlarged spleen connected to a high amount of antibodies in the body? Thinking of taking a test as soon as... 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 »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »