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Life Expectancy Hepatitis C

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Life Expectancy

Given the success of new meds what is the typical life expectancy. I contracted PCP in Dec. 2007 and was hospitalized for a week and another month to really get my strength back. I take Atripla once a day and Bactrim once a day.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Life expectancy estimates involve many factors such as current age, CD4 count, other medical problems (IV drug use, diabetes, heart disease), Read more »

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...several factors including discrimination from somesurgeons, who did not want to operate on HIV-positivepeople. The poor long-term life expectancy for HIV-positivepeople before combination therapy meant thata donor organ would provide fewer years... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »