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History Of Hepatitis C Virus

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Nevirapine with HCV History

Due to development of sensitive (painful)pronounced gynecomastia caused by efavirenz (taken in conjunction with abacavir & stavudine), we have opted to modify my protocol by replacing the efavirenz with nevirapine. I have a history of HCV infection...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...you are female). Below those levels, the risk of severe hepatic toxicity associated with nevirapine is extremely low. The HCV infection you carried is now cured and does not put you at any increased risk of hepatic toxicity due to nevirapine or... Read more »

Nevirapine with HCV History

due to development of sensitive (painful)pronounced gynecomastia caused by efavirenz (taken in... Read more »

Further: Nevirapine w/HCV History

first of all, i'd like to thank you very much for your prompt, helpful reply to my recent question... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease

...1. Reported cases of acute hepatitis C by selected risk factors -- United States, 1983-1996 Figure 2. Prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection by age and race/ethnicity -- United States, 1988-1994 Figure 3. Hepatitis C virus... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...prolong survival in HIV/HCV coinfected patients. Moretti and colleagues recommend that studies are needed to analyze the natural history of CAH and cirrhosis, the incidence of HIV infection, and the effects of interferon therapy in long-term... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

...C on HIV Hepatitis C progression in HIV-positive people As with HIV, there are similar terms to describe thenatural history of HCV infection. Acute infection (0-6 months) Acute infection refers to the first six months after... 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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Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »

Sad history... please help me... not fair...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It happened on October 2004, I had sex with a woman (she knew that maybe she was positive), the condom ripped... for a long while, I found out maybe 10 minutes later, blood involved... Convinced the girl to take a test, on November 2004, negative... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got hiv.am not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...I've been sick more than any other recent years conbined. Prior to this year, a broken wrist - that's it. Despite my testing history, I can't shake this fear that HIV may be causing my ongoing problems and that the testing may have missed it. ... Read more »