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Hep C Patient Can I Return To Work

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hep c blood work

i had blood work done and it came back that I was reactive for hep c, however further extensive blood work showed I cleared virus naturally.I had my patner go for blood work and her doctor would only do basic/full blood work on her and hiv test. all...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I wouldn't base my decision not to test on normal liver function tests. Patients with hepatitis C CAN have normal liver tests. However, if you were found not to have any virus in your blood, then that is extremely reassuring. 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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Both Hepatitis C Drugs Work About the Same: Study

...study comparing Schering-Plough's pegylated-interferon Pegintron and ribavirin with Roche's Pegasys and ribavirin shows both hepatitis C treatments worked equally well. The study by Dr. Mark Sulkowski of Johns Hopkins University involved 3,000... Read more »
The Body

Researchers Find Genetic Explanation for Why Hepatitis C (HCV) Treatment Doesn't Work for Some

... Being infected with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) presents challenges no matter who you are. For instance, HCV has nowhere near the wealth of treatment options that we have Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
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HIV/HEP C gay men in socal

Posted by dmc
...but in all honesty our relationship had some serious problems long before this immediate health crisis. You see I'm HIV & Hep C+ and he's negative for both. Our relationship began at a time when we were both seeking companionship in our... Read more »

I work with AIDS patients

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Returning to work

Posted by davidnca, 4 Replies
...these issues. If anyone can share their experiences upon return to work maybe it will help me to make up my mind. I have not worked since 2/15/02. I think also that we need more assistance programs to help us deal with this issue. Read more »

Returning to work-followup

Posted by davidnca, 1 Reply
...I appreciate all who have given their views and experiences with returning to work. With the exception of 1 persons view I am evaluating everything said. On July 10th I am participating in a research project Read more »