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How To Get Help For Hep C

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Dear DR. In 1971 I was released from the Army, after serving in Vietnam. In early 1973 I got sick and turned yellow. I went to the emergeny room and was treated. My wife and ,son had to get gamma gloubin shots. In 1986 Iwent to the emergency room...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is difficult to say. Yes if you were exposed to lots of blood and had some abrasions on your skin, you may have been exposed. It is feasible, especially in the line of excessive blood exposure in the setting of trauma. But again - no way to say... Read more »

PLEASE could you help me am I HepC positive or not?

I had routine bloodwork/STD testing performed LFT came back fine BUT Hepatitis C screening test... Read more »

Hep C risk help please

Hello Doctor, i have been worried lately and quite paranoid because i dont know if im at risk, and... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

...Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports (AP/ Houston Chronicle , 2/7).... Read more »
The Body

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

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. 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 »
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please help hiv and hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i tested hiv negative at 5 month but i just found out this person has hep c we had sex once. does it take longer for hiv to show up if you was infected with hep c? 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 »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
having severe dry mouth,sores in mouth, dizzy, red eyes is anybody living with hiv and hepc please help 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 »