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Hepatitis C Viral Load Drop

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Cirrhosis and low Hep C viral load What Next!

Dr. McGovern, If you could help me with this question, I would be incredibly grateful. I have had the Hep C virus my entire life(blood transfusion as infant). I am now 37 years old and I recently relapsed after pegaylated interferon and ribvarin...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...course of therapy I will make some general comments: I would have treated you for nine months after attaining a non-detectable viral load, if your viral load decline was slower than normal. I would have treated you with weight-based ribavirin if... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Viral Load (VIRAL LOAD, FLU, and FLU SHOTS)

Hey Doc,About 6 months ago my viral load was less then 80. 3 months later I went back to the doctor... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Terms For Response to HCV Treatment

...not be discontinued if there is no RVR. RVR is mainly used in research. EVR (Early Virological Response): EVR means that hepatitis C viral load has dropped by 99% (2 logs), or is undetectable after 12 weeks of HCV treatment. An EVR is a good... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...usually the most important results to look for from a clinical trial. EVR (Early Virological Response) An EVR means that the hepatitis C viral load has dropped by 99% (2 logs), or is undetectable after 12 weeks of treatment. Someone who does... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Battle of the Sexes: Gender-Based Differences in HIV Viral Load

...same method when tracking viral load over time and not to compare results from two different testing methods. Current Use of Viral Load Measurements The use of viral load in the management of HIV infection is a rapidly changing and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

...always occur during the first 12 weeks after finishing treatment. EVR (early virological response) An EVR means that the hepatitis C viral load has droppedby 99% (2 logs), or is undetectable after 12 weeks oftreatment. Someone who does not... Read more »
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CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

viral load

Posted by kaliboo, 2 Replies
...I've been trying to find out what your viral load is (approximately, of course) shortly after being infected... and have had no luck... So I guess I'm just wondering... what Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be... Read more »

viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ? And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »