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How Much Iron Safe In Vitamins For Hep C

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hepc & iron

Dear Dr. BarbaraI have completed my hepc treatment of pegylated interferon ,Ribavirin for one year in Dec. last & viral load result was less than 100.Can i take iron supplements.I heard that iron supplements are not good for liver with hcv.Pl....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would discuss this further with your physician who will know how much liver disease was on your biopsy in the first place. Over time your liver will become healthier since you have eradicated the virus.... Read more »

safe sex between hepc woman and noninfected woman?

1) Can a hep c infected woman transmit the disease to another woman while having making love in any... Read more »

hepc/anemia

Have had hep c 28yrs.Blood tests show I'm not storing iron. Can I take iron supps.Where is my... Read more »
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Hep Coinfection? Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a quick question I would love to get some knowledgeable people's help on. I had protected sex with a prostitute where the condom broke. I got really sick about three weeks later (bad night sweats and extreme fatigue and other symptoms!). I... Read more »

conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just had my 24 week hiv test and was neg.Still having many symptoms,I was reading that co-infection with hepc c could delay antibodies,i know hepc is hard to transmit sexually but can happen.If this did occur would this delay both virus's and if... Read more »

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It's getting worse:

Posted by coby, 8 Replies
Well for the past three days I feel liking I'm fighting thrush in my mouth. I have it coming from the back of my tongue and can wipe ot off and it comes back, my tongue is also hairy looking. I also feel like I'm fighting PID again which is another... Read more »