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Hep C Geno Type 2

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HepC Geno 2b has good chance of being cured?

Hello. I have chronic hepatitis C. I have probably had it for many years. My genotype is 2b, ALT 53, Virus load around 990,000. I am 19 year old male and my liver is functioning at normal and my ultra sound is normal. Here is the story, my...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...You have the best opportunity to be cured than any other HCV group.Your good prognosis factors are ;genotype 2,low viral load ,minimal liver disease ,young age at infection.Your chances may not be as high as 95% but certaingly as high Read more »

5 YR POST TRANSPLANT 2B GENO HEP C

HEP C ACTING UP 2B GENO WHAT WOULD YOU TREAT WITH,POST LIVER TRANSPLANT,5 1/2 YRS.PTLD TREATED WITH... Read more »

Treatment for hep C? Is A1 worst kind of hep C?

Recently diagnosed hep C, A1 type. Is it the hardest type to treat? What can be expected as far... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic hepatitis C in the United States? How likely is it that acute hepatitis C will become chronic? Transmission /... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...to treatment, he noticed an increase in the levels of liver enzymes in Gary's blood -- a sign the liver was being damaged. A hepatitis C test came back positive. Gary's case is not an isolated one. Reports of hepatitis C co-infection among... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms of hepatitis C? What is chronic hepatitis C? How is hepatitis C diagnosed? How is hepatitis C treated? How can I avoid getting hepatitis C?... Read more »
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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 »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »