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How Is Liver Affected By Hep C

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Hep C treatment

Dear Dr. McGovern,My Fiance was diagnosed with Hep C over 10 yrs ago. Since then he has been sober for 10yrs & no drugs. His dr. has suggested medication but he refuses since all of his tests are going very well & he is surprising healthy. My...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your fiance should consider a liver biopsy before he decides that he doesn't want any treatment. You cannot tell how much disease you have by blood tests or how Read more »

fatty liver vs hep c

i used to wt 149, ht 5ft 4' and after contracting hep c in 2000... today, I wt 220lb, will this... Read more »

viral load

the last time I visited with my specialists he said my viral load was at 1,000,000 / ml and my geno... Read more »
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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 »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...headaches, muscle and body aches, and nausea. Have a water bottle with you at all times. If you have issues with depression prior to hep C treatment, don't wait till you start treatment to start the antidepressants. They can take up to three... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G viruses, or HAV, HBV, and so on. Over 90% of cases of hepatitis are caused by hepatitis A, B, or C. Viral hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute means the first few weeks to months after you get hepatitis. You may... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic hepatitis C in the United States? How likely is it that acute hepatitis C will become chronic? Transmission /... Read more »
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hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Press Releases HCV in the News HCV Resources & Links Read & Download Choices Order Choices Order Hep C Flyer The Hepatitis C Caring Ambassadors Program presents: Hepatitis C Choices. ... Read more »

coinfection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the hiv doctor they go to and ask them if a person gives you a ecoli infection uti are they more likely to pass along hiv and hep c ? having liver and spleen pain. worried about delayed seroconversion. eyes are very glassy and swollen eye lids.... Read more »

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 »

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 »