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Finishing Hepatitis C Treatment

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Rehabilitation after hepatitis c treatment

what are the medications I have to take after finishing pegasys-ribaverin treatment for 48 weeks and the lab. tests shows negative (pcr test),I mean as a rehabilitation after treatment?
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
The fact that you are undetectable at the end of treatment is great news and hopefully you will remain so when tested 6 months after having stopped therapy which would suggest a very high likelihood that you are cured of your HCV infection.There... Read more »

alternative treatments for Hepatitis C

Are there alternative treatments for Hep C ie alpha lipoic acid, etc when the body is not strong... Read more »

TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C AFTER TREATMENT

I HAVE A FRIEND WHO WAS TREATED FOR HEPATIS C 4 YEARS AGO AND ALL RECENT BLOODWORK SHOW NO SIGNS OF... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...Treatments for Hepatitis C Before You Start Treatment While You Are on Hepatitis C Treatment Common Questions about Finishing Hepatitis C Treatment Treatment Challenges for Veterans in Drug and Alcohol Recovery References ... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long is hepatitis Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Hepatitis C Treatment Today

... The decision to start treatment for hepatitis C must be shared by doctor and patient, and everyone with a chronic hep C infection should be evaluated for treatment. But since Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Critical Review of the Research and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis & HIV Coinfection

Credits and Acknowledgements Dedication Foreword Introduction Epidemiology, Modes of Transmission, & Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Pathogenesis, Viral Dynamics, & Immunologic Response of Hepatitis C Virus Natural... Read more »
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Posted by Robert1
...Leads Project Inform sponsored think tank style meetings to advance research and advocacy in the areas of HIV/AIDS treatment, hepatitis C treatment and biomedical HIV prevention Represents Project Inform to the press, community groups and other... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post 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... 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 »