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Hepatitis And Biopsy

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Ask the Experts

Hepatitis C- Liver Biopsy

After the liver biopsy, am I correct in assuming that the doctor should be able to tell us what genotype of hepatitis c my ex-husband has? dont really understand this part of my research. Thank you again!!!!!!!!!
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...The liver biopsy provides information about the stage and activity of the liver disease. Genotyping is performed on a blood sample. Certain Read more »

How often should a biopsy be done?

I am co-infected with HIV and HCV and had a liver biopsy like you recommended over two years ago.... Read more »

stage 2 of liver biopsy

what is stage 2 of liver biopsy and treatments for hvc Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Liver Biopsy

...examined for signs of scarring or other disease or damage. A liver biopsy is the best way to check the condition of the liver. Hepatitis C (HCV) viral load or liver function tests do not indicate the extent of liver damage. In a biopsy, a sample... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis 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 Read more »
HIV i-Base

Controversial Aspects of Hepatitis C Transmission, Monitoring, Care and Treatment

...users How long to treat genotype 2 and 3 Retreatment: consensus interferon Earlier access to experimental hepatitis C drugs Aspects of care that are currentlycontroversial and which may change as new... Read more »
Connect With Others

Yea...Results of Biopsy Are IN

Posted by Bear60, 8 Replies
...is referred to as Barretts Syndrome: simply that damaged cells are replaced by my body with cancer prone cells. They took a biopsy and the call just came in: not progressed to cancer. So, now I get to do the happy dance!!!!! Read more »

William's Mom's Breast Biopsy - Cancer

Posted by Survivor, 7 Replies
...God has been shinning down on us today. Even though the biopsy of Will's Mom came back as cancer, they are up beat. They will remove the lump which is farily small and then do some light Read more »

Biopsy - no KS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a biopsy done on a mark on my body. The report came back "non-cancerous". Does this mean it is not KS? Would the pathologist know this Read more »

Biopsy Results

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Guess what everyone? My lymph node was completely normal! So for those out there that have swollen lymph nodes, don't worry. I now know that you can cause symptoms yourself, due to stress, fear, anxiety and and other form of worry. I caused this... Read more »