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Hep C And Cognitive Mental Status Tests

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PLEASE could you help me am I HepC positive or not?

I had routine bloodwork/STD testing performed LFT came back fine BUT Hepatitis C screening test was positive with a negative HCV RNA and an indeterminate RIBA result...I was retested 3 months later with same exact results. What upsets me is that...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
This one is easy. Ask for a quantitative PCR for HCV. If it is negative you are fine! I would repeat to be certain about 3 months after the first one. Good luck! DTD... Read more »

HIV+,Hepc+, and antidepressants

hi dr...i tested + for HIV and HepC in april '99. I have not been on any hiv meds to date... Read more »

Could this be acute/or chronic hep-c

I am a health care provider.In 1993 I had mild LFT increase ALT 60 hep pannel was neg came back to... Read more »
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My Fight for a Hepatitis C Cure

Lynda Dee I thought I had dodged a bullet. I had stopped using heroin intravenously in the early '70s and tested HIV negative. My husband wasn't so lucky -- he died of complications from AIDS in 1987, two years after our son died from SIDS. I... Read more »
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Personal Accounts

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 »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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Pinksters test results:

Posted by coby, 9 Replies
I told you I would let you know what came back and what he said so here it goes.

Doc called at 6:00 tonight and all my tests were back, this is what he had to say. My EIA was negative, my Westergreen was normal, my cd4 is 1180 and my HSF was in the... Read more »

Professional in NY feeling alone

Posted by Phoenix1012, 22 Replies
Hi everyone,
I tested positive in January of this year. Since then, I have been carrying around the shame of having caught this. You see, I am in the mental health profession and we have to receive mandatory training every two years on HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

HVC ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is HCV or HVC ?


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dear people please tell me if im mad.

Posted by Anonymous
since my exposure in june 23 or possibly july14.01
ive been testing since august01.
august 01 viral load testBDNA......NEG
SEPT 01 VIRAL LOAD PCR...........NEG
OCTOBER 01 ANTIBODY NEG.
NOV.......NO..TEST.
DEC ANTIBODY NEG
JAN ANTIBODY NEG
FEB ANTIBODY NEG
M... Read more »