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Hepatitis C And End Stage Liver Disease

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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 virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct
Ask the Experts

Liver Cancer

My husband has end stage liver disease hepatitis c and now liver cancer. We went to UCSD Medical Center to get him evaluated for a liver transplant three month ago and they did a ct scan and found a tumor in his liver 2cm now three months later it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am sorry but you will need to address these questions directly to the physicians in charge of his care to get the best advice.I wish your husband well. Read more »

cirrohis and hep c untreated

my husband has hep c and last year had several problems, he has a bleeding nose for over 3 days and then was vomiting blood,a few weeks later, he has cirrohis and he has not been treated other than his hospital stay, we have little money and no...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I am sorry to say that is sounds like he has end stage liver disease from hepatitis C. His condition does sound very advanced. I would recommend that you figure out where your closest Read more »

Barriers between IRON component and Hep. C

Hola doctora Rodriguez:Me podria dar un poco mas idea de que consecuencias existen en pacientes que tienen Hepatitis C y HIV o AIDS diagnostico, tienen que tener cuidado en que tipo de vitaminas toman el cual creo que el componente del "IRON" puede...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...Hepatitis C in patients with HIV has a more agresive course with more rapid progression to end stage liver disease.Iron deposition in the liver is seen in all cases of chronic liver disease.In patients with coinfection,we advise Read more »

Hep C only no HIV

My husband was dx with Hep C 14 years ago. Has only been monitored with liver bx every 2 years....He's 60 yrs old. He's now been unable to work for 4 mos. Blood pressure suddenly out of control, changed meds several times, severe headaches, nothing...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...more common in people with cirrhosis. Now that pegylated interferon is available, he might want to consider treatment of his hepatitis C. DTD Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

... Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative Read more »
Project Inform

Silence on Hepatitis: Where's the Leadership?

...statistics are staggering. There are an estimated 6 million people with the hepatitis B or C virus. Most Americans living with hepatitis C are unaware of their infection. Chronic viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer, now among the... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Hepatitis C: The Changing Picture

...transmission route is unknown. Many people who were infected decades ago are just now starting to reach the advanced stages of liver disease. And, because hepatitis C usually has no symptoms in its early stages, people often don't know they... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Natural History and Treatment of Hepatitis C

...more likely to experience symptoms. However, HCV viral load does not correlate well with degree of liver damage or severity of liver disease. Some people with chronic hepatitis C experience mild symptoms, which may include fatigue, nausea, loss... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... 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 »