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Hep C Clinic

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Ask the Experts

What clinics will do IVF on a Hep C positive women?

I have Hep C and have undergone treatment and been declared cured. I have had numerous tests that all show I am fine. My doctor says I will never have Hep C infection again. I have been told that I can not have IVF because of this. Is this true?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would be surprised if this was used as a reason not to do IVF. I would encourage you to be evaluated at an IVF clinic and if there is any hesitancy, you would probably want to see a hepatologist or an infectious disease doctor for evaluation. Read more »

Hepatitis C Tests

I have gotten tested for Hep C and a local std clinic and it was negative and I also got tested... Read more »


Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

...Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports (AP/ Houston Chronicle , 2/7).... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Hepatitis C Infections Found in Clinic Patients

... Four patient-to-patient hepatitis C virus transmissions at a now-closed Manhattan hemodialysis clinic that occurred during 2005-2008 were likely due to improper Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...Alcohol Recovery References Fried MW, Shiffman ML, Reddy KR, et al. Peginterferon alfa-2a plus ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C virus infection . N Engl J Med 2002;347:975-82. Torriani FJ, Rodriguez-Torres M, Rockstroh JK,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Screening for Hepatitis C in Sexual Health Clinic Attendees

... Research has shown that hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence is higher among some patients of sexual health clinics than among the general population. In such clinics, Read more »
Connect With Others

I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
...I had the flu or a cold, I would ask for something to get rid of it and let me heal. Why is this any different? The way this clinic is letting me suffer the virus and not do anything to stop it makes me feel like I'm in some kind of 'control... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...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 production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...likely cause, concerned im going to sprial intoone these sad characters who are ill for years with no explanation. Im going to clinic next week for HepB test Read more »