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Hepatitis C Muscle Wasting Causes

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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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muscle spasms in hands and legs

I recently changed my meds. I am now taking isentress, norvir, reytataz,and viread. Though I am responding very according to my lab values, I have noticed increased muscle wasting in my face and legs. Recently I have begun to have severe muscle...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...patients (? 5-10%). Muscle cramps less likely due to the ritonavir/atazanavir. A through history and physical is suggested. Hepatitis C is also linked to muscle cramps further complicating the picture. If not other likely cause found could... Read more »

Why muscle wasting & severe pain?

I'm on my HAART regimen, and for the most part I stick to it. My VL is undetectable, my CD4 is 1300. However I am going through severe muscle wasting & pain that has me not able to function well at most times. I also have Hep C & Lupus, but all my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...population and can be tough to make any specific diagnosis or to treat. HIV infection, some HIV meds (such as AZT or D4T) , hepatitis C, and lupus all can aggravate muscle/joint problems in some patients so your situation can be very challenging.... 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 »

hepatitis c

can i catch hepatitis c from musquito????
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is acquired from blood to blood exposures, such as sharing of needles. Mosquitos do not transmit this virus. Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

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Hepatitis C -- The Newest Opportunistic Infection

...HCV include depression, irritability, body aches, hair thinning, canker sores, abnormal thyroid function, anemia, weight loss, muscle wasting, loss of appetite, changes in taste (which can lead to poor nutrition), increased mucous production,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
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Hepatitis C: Be Positively Aware of the Risk of Transmission and Treatment

...serious health problems. There are seven recognized types of viral hepatitis, which are A though G. This article will focus on hepatitis C (HCV). Hepatitis C infection was first identified in the late 1980s and is the most serious common... 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

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...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 »