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How Do You Get Rid Of HCV

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rid me of these sedatives

dear doctor, after diagnosis and a bout with pcp, my viral load 260,000 and cd4 at u/d. 14 mos. later I am u/d on viral load and 224 on cd. was prescribed ativan early on, now I cannot get off them -- withdrawals are unbearable -- any suggestions,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sounds like you need to see an addiction specialist. In some of the cases I have been involved with, the taper of these kinds of medicines can take months. I would work with someone who know about benzodiazipine withdrawal.MH... Read more »


I found out I had HCV a year ago I had a biopsy and they told me I had a type 1b geno. type I... Read more »

NEG PCR TEST-Can I get HCV Again?

I was tested for Hcv after my husband was tested positive, and the Western Imublot came back that I... Read more »

New HCV Treatment Options Available

New decisions by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) offer more choices and better treatment options for people living with hepatitis C virus (HCV). More Ribavirin Choices Ribavirin is a nucleoside analogue drug -- a chemical cousin of AZT. It... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis? What Is Hepatitis C? How Is HCV Spread? Prevention of HCV Testing for HCV Women and Hepatitis C HIV and HCV Co-Infection Taking Care of Yourself What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is an... Read more »
Project Inform

A Primer on What's Up With Cure Research

Research aimed toward curing HIV infection by ridding the body of the virus or teaching the immune system to keep the virus under control without the need for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs -- what some refer to as a "functional cure" -- is beginning to... Read more »

HIV/HCV Coinfection Update: From Testing to Treatment

HIV care providers tend to wear many hats: In addition to managing one of the most insidious infectious diseases in the history of humanity, an HIV care provider must also often manage a host of comorbid physical and mental conditions. In recent... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anything we can do to get rid of gravedigger? I think it is horrible to allow him to continue to post about stereo equipment and things that are just scaring the daylights out of people. One would think someone here could do something. I... Read more »

to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »

Friends of the HIV and HCV Communities

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Friends of the HIV and HCV Communities:

In preface I want you to understand how fortunate I feel to live
in the United States under the care of excellent physicians and
with access to the medications I need. I have spent many hours
wondering and... Read more »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 Replies
New to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations for treatment. Read more »