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Hepatitis Treatment And Pain

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

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Painful Hemmoroids with HCV Treatment

I am being treated for HCV and am in the third month of treatment - after the first month of treatment, my hemmoroids ( which I have had for many years) got much much worse - I have terrible burning pain all the time and it is very painful to go to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This would not be an expected side effect of treatment. I would see a GI specialist to see what the options for treatment could be for your very significant symptoms.Dr. McGovern... Read more »

Extreme Rectal Pain with HCV Treatment

I am being treated for HCV - I am in the third month of treatment with Pegasus and Ribatol - in one month after treatment my hemmoroids which I had for many years got much worse and extremely painful ( feels like burning all the time - very painful...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You should consider a referral to see a colon-rectal surgeon to discuss your options. Often HCV therapy could be continued when surgery of that nature is planned. KH... Read more »

treatment of pain while on peg

In 1999, I was treated for HCV with interferon. I felt awful..like I was beat up with a baseball bat. I will be starting the pegylated inerferon soon and my doctor said he will manage my pain and anxiety and depression. I see a psych too. How will...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
For many people, the side effects can be controlled with over-the-counter medications such as Advil, Tylenol and Gravol. I often give the medications ahead of the weekly dose of pegylated interferon and concentrate on making sure the person feels... Read more »

after hepatits c treatment pain

How to ask my doctor for pain meds for the pain in my legs . its been 1 year since ive completed treatment plan and pain is still extremely painful. please help me...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
It is not common to experience leg pain due to hepatitis C virus infection. A rare exception would be cryoglobulin-related vasculitis, an inflammatory illness due to chemicals made by the hepatitis C virus. This typically improves with hepatitis C... Read more »
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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 »

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

Posted by Anonymous

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

NATAP is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 Federal tax status. Its
mission is to educate individuals about HIV and hepatitis treatment as well
as to advocate on behalf of people living with HIV/AIDS. NATAP... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
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 also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

Ventana de Hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Otra pregunta que creo que no est planteada en este foro y considero de vital importancia:

-De cuanto tiempo es el periodo ventana de la Hepatitis?

Muchas Gracias THE BODY! Read more »