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Hepatitis C Meds

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Alternative meds for hepatitis C

I have a mild scarring because of hep C . I have it since 1968? I think...can other methods keep the scarring from progressing? I am so worried about the side effects with the meds?Thank you Happy New Year!
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The best way to prevent progression of scarring (development of cirrhosis)from HCV is to permanently remove the virus from your system. The only proven way to do this is with interferon-based treatments (with ribavirin). There is data to suggest... Read more »

First-line Meds when Hepatitis C infected?

What a great site you guys have. So much info and help. My girlfriend will begin meds soon as her... Read more »

hepatitis c

What are the side afects of the meds taken for hepatitis c ? 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. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

... Therapy After Therapy References This document was designed to give providers practical information about anti-hepatitis C treatment. It includes links to other related electronic documents on this site, as well as the Patient... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pennsylvania Prison System to Cut Number of Inmates Receiving Treatment for Hepatitis C

...Pennsylvania prisons this fall will treat about 75% fewer inmates for hepatitis C than they currently treat but will provide more targeted care for hepatitis C patients who are most likely to benefit from treatment, Read more »
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 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 »