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Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Treatments

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Hepatitis C Genotype 1 Relapser Treatment

I have had hep c for probably many years., Low level cirrhosis was found from biopsy done prior to treatment. I completed interferon/ribivarincourse for hepatitis c (1) with undetectable viral load at end of 24 and 48 weeks. The virus is again...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
My personal choice would be to put you on maintenance therapy pending results of large trials of this approach.Since you have cirrhosis, but responded to therapy, there is an excellent chance of viral load suppression on low dose pegylated... Read more »

hep c genotype 1a

My hepatitis c quantitation 6628010, hcv log10 is 6.821 and my hep c virus Ab is >11.0. Is that... Read more »

Effectiveness of Pegasys towards Genotype 1a Hepatitis C

Dear Expert,My daughter was diagnosed with Genotype 1a hepatitis C. She get it from blood... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...combination with ribavirin, can provide any improvement in SVR among nonresponders. 11 Related Patient Brochures [PDF] Treatments for Hepatitis C Before You Start Treatment While You Are on Hepatitis C Treatment Common... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis Highlights From CROI

...they may also have more rapid HIV disease progression, but research is conflicting. It is well known that interferon-based treatment for hepatitis C can slow or stop worsening of liver disease. Juan Berenguer and colleagues from Spain... Read more »
The Well Project

Treatment of Hepatitis C

...cancer, and life-threatening liver failure. Who Should Get Treatment? Not everyone who has HCV needs treatment. About 10-25% of people infectedwith HCV will clear the virus naturally without treatment. The rest willdevelop chronic, or... Read more »
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...A. Occupational transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus after a punch. Clin Infect Dis 2000 Dec;31(6):1494-5 Center for Information and Care on Human Immunodeficiency, University Hospital of Fort-de-France,... Read more »

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...few issues in my personal life. When I got my first set of meds, I was astonished. It turns out my CD4 count was less than 10, and my viral load in excess of 700,000+. My follow up visit to my Doctor's visit started with the discovery thay I... Read more »

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... Reviews of the Best HIV/AIDS Websites National & State AIDS Hotlines Available Literature About HIV/AIDS AIDS 101: A Guide to the Basics (sfaf.org) Case of Multidrug-Resistant HIV and Rapid Progression to AIDS in New York City - Q... Read more »