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Hep C Pain

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Hep C , Alcohol and Pain

Dr. Dieterich,I've been diagnosed with Hep C. My Dr. advised me not to drink anymore. I stopped for about 6 months, but started back again, this time only occasionally - every other week or so, monthly or holidays. I usually have 2-3 drinks,...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...If it gets to be more than that it is a problem. Marijuana does not harm the liver, but it has other issues. If you have that pain you need to get seen by your MD. The good news is HCV is absolutely 100% curable! Not everyone gets cured, but now... Read more »

Hep. C and Meds.

I am currently not taking any medication for Hep. C but I take pain medication for back pain and... Read more »

right upper quadrant pain?

A symptom of hep c is right upper quadrant pain. Would this pain present below the rib cage or... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar 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

... What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
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Pain in Calf

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering if pain in the calf was a sign of HIV. Its been constant in the right calf for the past 5 or 6 days. Right in the center of the calf Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...numbness in in hands insomina sleep apnea swollen eye lids constant grumbling in stomach swollen saliva gland ears still popping pains in liver and stomach. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the hiv doctor they go to and ask them if a person gives you a ecoli infection uti are they more likely to pass along hiv and hep c ? having liver and spleen pain. worried about delayed seroconversion. eyes are very glassy and swollen eye lids.... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a risky sexual encounter just over 2 weeks ago.About a week ago I started to develop abdominal pain,which seems to be getting more noticeable.The pain im experiencing seems to be dull and ongoing.Please can you tell me if this Read more »