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How To Treat Hep A

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treating hep c

I have hep c genotype 2. My question is can you have another genotype in your body. I was told new research is showing virus in places other than the bloodstream. I never had a biopsy, but my doc wants me to do treatment and said I would be cured...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...infection.Yes the virus has been seen in other places in the body outside the liver, but the main issue is that if you undergo treatment and you don't have virus after six months after stopping treatment, your virus will probably not come back. Read more »

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... Read more »

Stopping HIV meds while treating hep A?

I have recently contracted Hep A. My physician recommends that I stop my meds, but I already feel... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Interferon and Beyond: Treating HEP C

...the drug." However are these liver LFT increases necessarily bad? According to Dr. Douglas Dieterich, a hepatitis specialist in New York City, there may be more to moderate LFT increases than meets the eye. Numerous... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiviral Therapy to Treat Hepatitis C Is Declining in the U.S.

...infections has declined in the United States, and improvements in antiviral therapy have been dramatic. Yet a significant barrier to treatment uptake is lack of diagnosis, according to a new study by Dr. Michael L. Volk, of the University of... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Deciding Whether to Treat Hepatitis C

... Treatment tips Advantages of using hepatitis C treatment Advantages of delaying treatment Deciding whether or not to treat Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Grants Roche Priority Review Status for Drug Combination to Treat HIV, Hepatitis C Co-Infected Patients

...company Roche announced Wednesday that FDA had granted it priority review status for a drug combination therapy used to treat patients co-infected with HIV and chronic hepatitis C, Reuters reports. The hepatitis C drugs Pegasys and Copegus... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...Right? My own doc is telling me not so fast. He says that I need six months. Reason being the on going symptoms that have been treated and not going away and he says that if infected with both Hep C and HIV at the same time this would delay... Read more »

Info on Hep B treatment?

Posted by shannon
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex left me with ab std which was treated and hep b. 6 weeks later i had all the symptoms nght sweats, fever, itching hands and feet, swollen glands, on and off for Read more »

Info on Pegasys

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice Read more »