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Hepatitis C Management

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and
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PCR Positive now what shall i do for managment

Manny thanks DR. Barbara McGovern M.D.Previously i have posted following question and your answer recieved which has also been mentioned below(I have gone through a Elisa method test. The result are Patient Value=>3.00 Cut off Value=0.136. Please...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The RIBA indicates that this is a true positive test. You should now get HCV RNA testing to see if you cleared the infection or if it is chronic. Read more »

hepatitis C : sgpt 500

Dear Sir,I read a report on this page of dt. 11/5/2002 informing that he has got rid of hepatitis C.Sir,One of my close relative is suffering from Hepatitis C which has been detected recently. The SGPT count is around 500 .What treatment do you...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Hepatitis C is a treatable disease. Current therapies involve interferon and ribavirin. Depending on the type of hepatitis C, "cure" can Read more »

Still positive to HCV after 6mths on interferon.

After 6 mths on interferon I have just found out that I am still positive to the HCVirus. I am Genotype 2, and told by my treating Sister that it should have been a good outcome, considering that I had a negative blood result after the first month...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...have been taking both pegylated interferon and ribavirin (400 mg twice daily) to treat genotype 2. This is the easiest type of hepatitis C to treat so I would certainly review your management with your physician - especially if you were once... Read more »

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 »
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HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Progress and Future Directions for Management of Hepatitis C

...Substantial advances in treatment for chronic hepatitis C and a decline in the number of new infections, were highlighted by a panel convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Hepatitis C and Self-Management

...greeted with some great news: my CD4 count was going up and my viral load was undetectable. The bad news was mentioning starting hepatitis C treatment, which stopped me in my tracks. The fear of starting this treatment consumed me. As a treatment... Read more »
The Body PRO

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the leading causes of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis worldwide. 1-3 ... 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 »