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Hep C Antibodies

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positive for hepc antibodies

If I tested pos. for Hep.c antibodies,would I have been told that I needed further medical attention if I had a chronic infection? The medical care giver only said I had the antiboby,they never said I should seek further treatment and none was...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes - if you are at low risk, you should have a confirmatory RIBA test.If you are at risk, you should have testing of liver function tests and HCV RNA to see if the infection is still in your system.... Read more »

hepc antibody

Dear Dr Bob, I hope you are well and loving life in sunny Cal. Without a doubt, you are the... Read more »

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Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does?

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hiv and hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
exposed to hepc and hiv tested at 6 months neg tested for
hepc antibodies neg. am i neg still scared about late seroconversion Read more »

conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just had my 24 week hiv test and was neg.Still having many symptoms,I was reading that co-infection with hepc c could delay antibodies,i know hepc is hard to transmit sexually but can happen.If this did occur would this delay both virus's and if... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
All of yoou with symptoms and testing neg could have hep c it can and does take more then 6 months to show antibody's in more then just a few people and the symptoms can be the same as hiv.So it might not be stress or your not crazy ,Hepc can take... Read more »