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Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects

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Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects Heat Ears

Currently on Ribiviran and Interferon for HepC. Have hot spot on my leg. Is this a side effect, what is it from? Problems hearing clearly, a side effect? Solutions?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
A hot spot on your leg could be related to an injection site reaction. If you did not inject here before, I would contact your doctor to be seen for a possible "cellulitis" - a skin infection. Read more »

Mental Side effects of Hepatitis C treatment

Please could you give me information relating to the mental deterioration I have been warned to... Read more »

Atripla side effects, mostly fatigue and ability to study

I have been on viramune and combivir and for about 5 years, the only regiment i have ever been on.... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...of left up in the air. If his liver started getting worse again, we would attack that when it happened. Dealing With Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects The most important thing to understand about hepatitis C infection is that, unlike... Read more »
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 is hepatitis Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Both Hepatitis C Drugs Work About the Same: Study

...effects." Hepatitis C patients undergoing treatment often feel as though they have a bad case of influenza. "When considering treatments for hepatitis C infection, patients and their doctors now have solid evidence that they can weigh both... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Manual: Hepatitis C Treatment

...Treatment Tracking Chart , a downloadable chart for patients to record their labs and side effects during therapy. Key Points Treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) nearly always involves a combination of an interferon, given by injection,... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

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