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How Can Hep C Be Treated

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Exposed to HEP C treated for HEP B

Hi, I have tested positive for HEP B back in October of 2002 and I received the first of 2 immunization shots from a local clinic, I will receive the second one in April 2003. In my investigation of how I might have contracted the disease I found my...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Absulutely get tested for HCV. I am assuming that you are getting the HAV vaccine since you have HBV already. HCV is not well transmitted heterosexually, but is quite commonly transmitted between gay men. Get tested and get evaluated for treatment... Read more »

should hep c be treated early?

My liver biopsy was favorable. I have mild inflammation and mild scarring. The doctor said this was... Read more »

treating hep c

I have hep c genotype 2. My question is can you have another genotype in your body. I was told new... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Interferon and Beyond: Treating HEP C

...bloodstream. Hemolytic anemia is most likely to occur during the first four weeks of therapy. Emerging Therapies for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Estimated Date of Availability DRUG CLASS MECHANISM OF ACTION DATE ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)? Do you have one virus and think you might be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers some basic questions Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »