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Hepatitis C Itchy Rash

Does hep C cause terrible, dry, itchy rashes all over the body? In stage 4 liver disease. Not doing treatment. Going crazy witch itching from the inside out. Nothing works. Thank you!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Itchy skin can be so annoying...I understand your frustration, but am uncertain if your problem is related to your HCV or not. There are so many causes of itchy. skin...First of all, itchy skin can be related to severe dry skin, which is a very... Read more »

Itches/Rashes

Coinfected here, found out last Dec. About 10 or 11 months ago started getting very itchy neck,... Read more »

Severe itch and rash

I have been taking Atripla for 3 months now and about a month ago I developed severe itching all... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Red Cross Pleads Guilty to Distributing HIV-, Hepatitis C-Contaminated Blood in 1980s

The Canadian Red Cross Society on Monday pleaded guilty and publicly apologized for distributing blood and blood products contaminated with HIV and hepatitis C to thousands of Canadians in the 1980s, the AP/ Las Vegas Sun reports (AP/ Las Vegas... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Managing Side Effects From New Hepatitis C Drugs

Boceprevir (Victrelis) and telaprevir (Incivek) are newly licensed treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) mono-infection (HCV infection only). Clinical trials are planned or underway testing these drugs in people who are co-infected with HCV and... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Incivek (Telaprevir) for Hepatitis C

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Incivek (telaprevir) to treat certain adults with chronic hepatitis C infection. Incivek is used for patients who have either not received interferon-based drug therapy for their infection or who... Read more »
The Well Project

Treatment of Hepatitis C in People Living With HIV

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis C? HIV and HCV Co-Infection Who Should Get Treatment? Treatment of HCV/HIV Co-Infection Side Effects of Treatment How Effective Is Treatment? Which to Treat First? Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
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Red rash around groin, w/ bumps. Any ideas?

Posted by Anonymous
Im a male and for the last few months i've disregarded this as just some sort of rash or irritation to the clothes im wearing. It started out as itching on my left side of my leg and has now spread to right leg, there are bumps appearing now, im... Read more »

Does the rash itch?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a person does have the rash associated with ARS, is it a rash that itches??

I've all of a sudden developed a rash (about 9-10 days after exposure). Its pretty much only on front. Chest and a little of my stomach. Its more like little raised welts.... Read more »

Itch w/no rash

Posted by bigdogdog, 1 Reply
Have been dealing with a nondescript itch and no visible rash. It has been 5 weeks since an episode that potentially exposed me to HIV. I have been dealing with this itch since the beginning of November.

Any thoughts or ideas as to the cause?

Irration... Read more »

The ARS Rash

Posted by idelindi, 1 Reply
I saw on here that the rash is macular and papular (red & raised)? I had unprotected oral sex and noticed a small abrasion in my mouth afterward. Although I did not swallow any semen, it's possible I did injest presiminal fluid, which has me... Read more »