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Treatment suggestion for Hepatitis C virus

My father is suffering from Hepatitis C virus (Genotype 3A). Doctor suggested for treatment of medicine with pegasys and ribavirin for 48 weeks. Is this treatment will be fine or else there is some other good treatment. Thanks
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
These are the only available treatments right now.My only comment is that we usually only treat HCV genotype 3 with six months of treatment. Their decision to treat longer may be due to your father's stage of disease....You will want to discuss.... Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Risk Factors for Viral Hepatitis Transmission Among Incarcerated Persons Epidemiology and Outcome of Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Preventing and Controlling Viral Hepatitis Rationale for Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis in... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Comparing Viruses -- HIV and Hepatitis C in Mostly Men

...countries today, HIV is most commonly transmitted in the following ways: unprotected sex sharing equipment for substance use Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is also transmitted in similar ways, particularly among HIV positive men. Co-infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

...study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk factors... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Critical Review of the Research and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis & HIV Coinfection

...Credits and Acknowledgements Dedication Foreword Introduction Epidemiology, Modes of Transmission, & Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Pathogenesis, Viral Dynamics, & Immunologic Response of Hepatitis C Virus Natural... Read more »
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