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Hep C Cirrhosis Genotype 3 Rvr Low Vl

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what is genotype 1a?my sister has hepc 1a.dr says shes in stage 4 of cirrohis. she will be starting peggintron and ribovirin.. what is the difference in genotype 1a and cirrohis?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are several genotypes of HCV. Genotype distribution varies by geography. For example, the most common genotype in the US is genotype 1; in Egypt it is genotype 4. All can cause liver disease. Your sister's physician wants to start therapy... Read more »

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6 months suffering

Posted by David75, 2 Replies

Yesterday, I got my 6 months results : HIV and hep C negative.
Bilirubin : 2.29 ( very high - liver )
CD4-count(698) ( very low)

I'm still not able to work, sleep all day, gingivitis, polyneuropathy, no energy, rashes, dizziness, memory... Read more »