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Hepatitis C Relapse

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Hepatitis C Genotype 1 Relapser Treatment

I have had hep c for probably many years., Low level cirrhosis was found from biopsy done prior to treatment. I completed interferon/ribivarincourse for hepatitis c (1) with undetectable viral load at end of 24 and 48 weeks. The virus is again...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
My personal choice would be to put you on maintenance therapy pending results of large trials of this approach.Since you have cirrhosis, but responded to therapy, there is an excellent chance of viral load suppression on low dose pegylated... Read more »

Cured of Hep C : can I donate organs?

About three years ago I spent a year on Interfuron and after the treatment, my gastro told me I was... 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... 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 »
HIV i-Base

Controversial Aspects of Hepatitis C Transmission, Monitoring, Care and Treatment

...currentlycontroversial and which may change as new informationbecomes available. Sexual transmission The risk for sexuallytransmitted hepatitis C is very low in monogamous, HIV-negativeheterosexual couples (in which one partnerhas HCV), but... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Drug Actilon Shows Promise

...the biotech firm Coley Pharmaceutical Group Inc. said early data from a clinical trial of its drug Actilon showed promise in hepatitis C patients who had relapsed after previous treatments. Twelve of 14 patients (86 percent) taking Actilon with... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Natural History and Treatment of Hepatitis C

...Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by a virus. The majority of people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) develop chronic hepatitis, 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 »