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Hep C Geno Type 1

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hepc geno type1

I have taken the year long treatment with interferon with a reduction in viral load but when I stopped after a year it came back. They now say there is no treatment available Is there anything I can take or do to help get rid of this,thanks much bob...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
It is great that you were able to complete treatment with interferon for one year. HCV genotype 1 is the hardest to treat and may often relapse after treatment completion.There is much interest in new drug treatments for HCV. Clinical trials of... Read more »

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