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Hepatitis C Stage 1 Fibrosis Liver Biopsy

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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
...premature. The staging system for hepatitis C is based on the degree of fibrosis observed on liver biopsy. Stage 0 is no fibrosis, stage 1 is mild, stage 2 is moderate, stage 3 is severe, and stage 4 is cirrhosis. It takes on average, about 10... Read more »

Hepatitis C - Do I need a treatment?

Hello Doctor Barbara!In November 2008 I detected virus in my blood. My doctor recommended me to... Read more »

Hep C & NASH

I have Hep C & NASH and just started tx with ribo & interferon. Can I take SAM-e with this? My... Read more »
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Rapid Liver Fibrosis Occurring More Frequently Among HIV-Infected Men Newly Coinfected With Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C: a new increase in liver enzymes, and new antibody to hepatitis C. They were referred, then, to me, where we performed liver biopsy early in the course after onset of their hepatitis, and nine of 11 had stage 2 out of 4 fibrosis. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Liver Biopsy

...and 3 or 4 considered severe inflammation. The grade is important because it is related to the development of fibrosis. The stage is also assigned a number from 0-4, where 0 indicates no scarring, and 4 indicates advanced scarring of the liver. ... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...think about it. They are infected with HCV genotypes 2 or 3. They have significant liver disease (eg, Stage 2-4 scarring on a liver biopsy, using a scale with Stage 4 indicating cirrhosis, or clinical or radiological evidence of cirrhosis). ... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Hepatitis C: The Changing Picture

...24 men found that one had serious stage 3 fibrosis (on a scale of 0 to 4), 18 had moderate stage 2 fibrosis, three had mild stage 1 liver damage, and two showed no evidence of fibrosis (stage 0). A related analysis found that even the few men... 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 »

SEEKING PEOPLE WHO USED INTERFERON FOR HEPATIS C

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HELLO ! MY LIVER DOCTOR WANTS ME TO USED INTEFERON FOR THE HEPATITIS C, BUT THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS THAT MY T-CELLS GO UP AND DOWN. MY T-CELLS ARE 325 NOW BUT THE LAST MONTH WERE 221 AND THE MONTH BEFORE 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 »