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High Viral Load Hep C

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Hep C 1a High viral load

I just found out that I have Hep C 1a and it was like 600,000 something. I'm only 22 years old. I have done heavy drinking while not knowing...Is this why it's so High? Will it ever go down? Is there any hope or am I screwed early?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The height of your viral load does not tell anything about the amount of disease that you have. You will need further follow up and monitoring to determine 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 »

Hepatitis C

Six years ago I tested positive for HIV and Hepatitis C. My viral load is undetectable and my cd4... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...means that you have been infected with hep C. However, some people recover from hep C without treatment, so you need a hep C viral load test to know if you have chronic infection. Hep C viral load testing is recommended if you have been at risk... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...treatment does not protect against being re-infected with hepatitis C.) Treatment worked for Gary and Harlon -- their hepatitis viral loads went to undetectable and stayed there. Doug wasn't so lucky. Even after 15 months of treatment (the usual... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

...rubbing and mutual masturbation iszero risk, oral sex is low risk, and anal or vaginal sexwithout a condom is high risk. Higher viral load in theHIV-positive partner will increase each of these risksand lower or undetectable viral load will... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

... What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There 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 »

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 »

reactivation of ebstein bar virus

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have high levels of herpe virus in blood no outbreaks was exposed to hiv + and hep c+ with high viral loads for both. If iam coinfected and reactivaton of ebv could i have a delayed seroconversion. I also have a high white blood count Read more »