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Hepatitis C Could It Possibly Cause Death

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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
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curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »

hepatitis c

What happens if hepatitis c gooes untreated?Can you die from this?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...No everyone develops liver disease from hepatitis C infection. You should have your liver evaluated to see if you need treatment in the first place. Read more »

hepatitis c

what does hepc do to the body can i die from it can istill do my daily duty as a wife and a mother will i become very ill what is going to happen to me physicaly
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is an infection that causes slowly progressive damage to the liver. The speed and degree of the damage depends on the strain Read more »

HEPATITIS C

I IHAD A MEDICAL DONE FOR A REASON AND THEY FOUND I WAS EXPOSED WHEN THEY DID FURTHER TEST IT CAME OUT INTERMINTE WHAT DOES THAT MEAN SO I WENT FOR A SECOND AND THEY TOLD ME THAT THEY WANT TO DO FURTHER TEST AND SEE I HAVENT DONE ANYTHING TO CONTACT...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you do not have risk factors to HCV acquisition, I suspect this is a false positive which can occur with many different tests. I suggest a RIBA test to sort this out. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hepatitis C-Related Deaths Expected to Triple Over Next 10 Years; New Treatments Years From Approval

... CDC has estimated that the number of hepatitis C-related deaths in the United States will triple over the next 10 years, the Wall Street Journal reports. About 8,000 to 10,000 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Deaths From Hepatitis C Double

... The Health Protection Agency reported Tuesday that deaths from hepatitis C in England have doubled in less than a decade. The number of people requiring hospitalization for the infection has tripled, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: 40 People Unknowingly Got Tissue or Organs from Donor With Hepatitis C; 5 Died

...Tugwell, a CDC epidemiologist who is assigned to the Oregon Health Department and is the leader of the investigation. Whether the hepatitis contributed to the other deaths is still unknown, Tugwell said. The remaining organ recipient has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Other Deadly Virus; Durham, N.C., Group Raising Awareness of Hepatitis C

... Organized in 2003, the Durham-based Piedmont HIV Integrated Community Access System is helping educate the community about hepatitis C virus (HCV). PHICAS's goal includes improving access to HIV/HCV care for the under- and uninsured, integrating... 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 »

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 »

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 »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Press Releases HCV in the News HCV Resources & Links Read & Download Choices Order Choices Order Hep C Flyer The Hepatitis C Caring Ambassadors Program presents: Hepatitis C Choices. ... Read more »