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Is Hep A Curable

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hepC is curable?

I've lately been hearing from others their test shows no hcv virus anymore & they consider themselves irrefutably cured. Is it then considered CURED? I use the term "remission". I don't even like "clear". So, is it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes you can use the word "cured" when treatment for hepatitis C has been successful.... Read more »

HepC vs Hep B?

Why is the HepB virus easier to contract than the Hep C virus? What is the difference in the two... Read more »

VDRL Reactive in 1:8 Is curable one ?

If i take a Correct Treatment - is VDRL Reactive in 1:8 Is curable one ? ... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Some South Africa Officials Believe AIDS Curable -- Report

South Africa's domestic news agency, SAPA, reported today that many public servants in the country believe HIV/AIDS is curable. The agency quoted results of a survey by the public Service Commission conducted in the nation's nine provinces,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Mass Treatment for Curable STDs Has Mixed Results, Study Finds: Some STD Rates Fall, But HIV Incidence Remains Unchanged

Community-wide treatment of curable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) reduced STD rates, and improved pregnancy outcomes, but did not reduce new HIV infections, in a recent study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

¿Es Curable la Infección Por el VIH?

¿Qué Hemos Aprendido Acerca del VIH? La Esperanza de la Cura ¿Dónde se Esconde el Virus? El Paciente de Berlin Más Buenos Resultados Investigaciones Actuales Sobre la Cura Interrupciones del Tratamiento En Pocas Palabras ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Extensively Drug-Resistant TB Curable With Aggressive Outpatient Treatment

Aggressive treatment of extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) in HIV-negative patients can achieve high cure rates even in developing countries, a new study finds. Defined as "Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains with resistance to at least... Read more »
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No longer have HepC!

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I went to my doctor today. My numbers are all amazing. CD4=701, viral load undetectable. And he says that I no longer have HepC. I have never heard of this. I am pleased, don't get me wrong. It's just kinda crazy. I was always told that it... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate or not?

17 weeks out would HEP B or C affect a HIV test?
Does it affect the test at all?
Does... Read more »

Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this.

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Starting Treatment For Hep B (Scared Silly)

Posted by TennJack
I am starting Pegasys injections for Hep B on 8-2-05 and need all input from as many of you as possible. I have read up on it and it sounds awful. Any feed back would be appreciated! Read more »