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Hepatitis Relapse Symptoms

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Severe Hep A symptom relapse

Hello Doctor. This question is 3-part. I was an aid worker in a remote part of Sudan and contracted what I thought was malaria. I self medicated and continued working. 10 days later I was medevaced with a high fever, severe vomiting/diarrhea and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Once in a while hepatitis A can cause fulminant severe disease. Seems like you were one of the unlucky few. I would wonder if your susceptibility to severe disease might have been compounded by intercurrent infections with other pathogens as well.... Read more »

relapse from hep c after treatment

in 1991 I was diagnosed with hep-c. did not treat due to doctors lack on knowledge until 1998. Had... Read more »

Porn Guy Relapsed ...

Dr. Bob,Ok I know I have been writing alot and asking numerous questions and am a complete... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interferon-Based Therapy Benefited HCV/HIV Coinfected Patients Despite Viral Relapse

Results of a study of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV)/HIV coinfection indicated that therapy with interferon and ribavirin provided clinical benefit even in those who relapsed after treatment. The researchers evaluated 1,599 patients from the... Read more »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cannabis Use Improves Retention and Virological Outcomes in Patients Treated for Hepatitis C

"Despite the widespread use of polypharmacy, the management of hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment-related side-effects is incomplete, and many patients turn to cannabis for symptom relief," the authors wrote. "Unfortunately, there are few data about... 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 C treated for? Goals of hepatitis C treatment Predicting the response to treatment ... Read more »
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having a relapse, please help!!!!!!

Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
i'm trying to be very strong. i feel so much better than i did a month or two ago. i can see light at the end of the tunnel, but i am having some negative thoughts. (pun may or may not apply). ok, i had a negative 3rd generation hiv 1/2 and pcr rna... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
This article
Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Hepatitis testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this isn't a hiv question,but does anyone know if hepatitis B and C testing is as accurate at 6 months as hiv tesing.Just wondering as ive tested neg for hiv and hep at 6 months,I know that the hiv is 100% accurate at 6 months but don't know... Read more »