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Hepatitis C Liver Fibrosis

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Hepatitis C

Dr. wants to start treatment on me in 5 weeks. Said I am level 1 and have 85 % chance to cure if use these meds for 1 -1/2 years: Inferion Pill 4 x a day and a shot of Pegysis R once a week. Said it will make me sick and will have to be on...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...to a report of the most recent data presented at the European liver meetings. If the level one your doctor refers to is the liver fibrosis score it seems likely that you can wait for advances in therapy before plunging into treatment. It never... Read more »

chronic hepatitis C

I've been diagnosed with Hepatitis C. Is there a procedure that can determine wheather the chronic... Read more »

Interferon for KS in diagnosed liver fibrosis

Doctor Dieterich: I am a 49yr. old male with AIDS,CD4 120,VL 82,900, platelets 53, wbc 1.4,ast 48,... Read more »
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Rapid Liver Fibrosis Occurring More Frequently Among HIV-Infected Men Newly Coinfected With Hepatitis C

...Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan. My presentation is describing accelerated liver fibrosis in the outbreak of acute hepatitis C in HIV-infected men, 1 which had not been previously described. These were otherwise pretty healthy men... Read more »
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Liver Fibrosis in HIV/Hepatitis C Coinfection: HIV Protease Inhibitors May Be Protective

...A study of 182 patients at a major hospital in France suggests that HIV protease inhibitors may help to reduce liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients with both HIV and hepatitis C. ( 1 ) This study, conducted in patients with both hepatitis C... Read more »
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Immune Gene May Help Predict Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy

... As discussed earlier, newer hepatitis C treatments are currently being studied that hopefully will not only cure more people but will also reduce its many side effects Read more »
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Antiretroviral Exposure May Increase Liver Fibrosis Risk; Non-Invasive Tool Simplifies Fibrosis Assessment

...in Madrid. Francisco Blanco, M.D., Ph.D. My study deals with exposure to antiretrovirals and risk for advanced liver fibrosis. 1 [It addresses the question:] Is there a harmful effect of drug-related metabolic alterations? The... 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 »

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 »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »