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Hepatitis C In Women

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clearing hepatitis C infection

I know that some people infected with acute hepatitis end up clearing the infection on their own, without any treatment. Does being a woman improve, or hurt, my chances of clearing an acute hep C infection?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are some data that suggest that women more commonly clear acute Hepatitis C than men. Another predictor of clearance is the finding of symptoms and jaundice (turning yellow). I follow my patients with Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Kidneys and Hepatitis C in Women

...WIHS study need to be confirmed and extended in other co-infected women. Reference Tsui J, Vittinghoff E, Anastos K, et al. Hepatitis C seropositivity and kidney function decline among women with HIV: data from the Women's Interagency HIV... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Table of Contents TreatmentUpdate , July/August 2009

...Time Cystatin C for Monitoring Kidney Health Comparing Viruses -- HIV and Hepatitis C in Mostly Men The Kidneys and Hepatitis C in Women Age, Tenofovir and the Kidneys A Large Study Looks at Tenofovir and Kidney Health Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Boomers May Be Last Boom of Hepatitis C

... A new study of U.S. blood donors shows a "strikingly lower prevalence" of hepatitis C virus (HCV) compared with 1992-93, according to lead researcher Dr. Edward Murphy of the University of California-San Francisco. 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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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

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 »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...when i came back home i turned my lips and very little blood came out . i spoke to the women after wards she said that she had hepatitis c and it cannot be transmitted this way . she said that she is hiv negative she has two healty kids and... 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 »