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HepC: Cured or in Remission?

I went through the 48 week program and cleared the HepC virus at week six, from a very high load of almost 10,000,000. 1 year following tratment, the heptimax test said undetectable (<5). Because I was transfused person, I don't feel...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I agree with your liver doctor. Hepatitis C is incorporated into the cytoplasm of liver cells. Once the virus is suppressed - and stays suppressed once therapy is discontinued - I consider that "a cure"..Few people relapse. If you got your... Read more »

Recently diagnosed hiv&hepc

I am 25 years old and was recently diagnosed as hiv+I immediately found an infectious disease... Read more »

hiv@hepc is viramune o.k.?

i use to be on viracept and epiver and zerit for 5 years.for the last 3 years i have been drug... Read more »
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Add your story Personal stories in this guide Contributors People with direct experience of HIV and hepatitis coinfection, have written much of this guide. Their storie are included here, and cover dealing with a second diagnosis,... Read more »
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I have a co-infection;HIV, and HEP-C.

Posted by stevepalma, 1 Reply
I found out that i had this co-infection(hiv,hep-c) in 2002.My doctor says that it is very hard to treat,however with sticking to my meds;this includes hiv meds, and interferon,i now have the hep-c under control after 30 weeks of a 48 week... Read more »

Great Group Speaker

Posted by riverprincess
Every month we have a rep come into our support group and this month was a ID specialist from Trenton. This doctor was great. Very good presentaion and even better Q &amp; A session afterwards. I learned much about being undetectable, When you... Read more »

What else can I do?

Posted by Helpless, 3 Replies
Hello Everyone
I need some help/suggestions. A woman I've know for the past 10 years is preparing herself for a battle. She was diagnosed HIV+/ HepC in 1986. We meet and dated for a couple of years, now were just very close friends. We're actually... Read more »

Lost contact.......

Posted by starbright4876, 1 Reply
Hey all:Thanx to you who answered my pm's to you(fran...gman...)I appreciate it sooo much! I went to Dr.bout the "thrush" on tongue.Well,it is enlarged taste buds!!The back of the throat/tongue has like a v shaped line of taste buds and mine are... Read more »