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Liver Disorders Hep C

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Hep C long term prognosis

I found out I have hep c in 1994,have done inter/ribo treatment one full year, failed, did a daily for 6 months and had a platelet disorder requiring stopping. now 3 yrs later I have a viral load of 1,190,000 and an alt of 103 and an ast of 70. I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...responded to treatment. However, I want to assure you that there is NO correlation between your level of virus and the amount of liver disease you have. I have seen patients with extremely low levels of virus you have cirrhosis...There is just no... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Hepatitis C

I have been diagnosed with Hep c geneotype 1a viral RNA 1220000 HCV RNA PCR Quant 6.09 please... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Hepatitis C in HIVers May Cause Rapid Liver Disease -- Forum

... At a recent San Francisco forum entitled "Could you survive HIV only to die from hepatitis C?" presenters talked about the growing number of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections found among HIV-positive men who have sex Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Liver Disease to Skyrocket if Hepatitis C Patients Not Treated

...so there is nothing to stop disease from advancing to the most serious complications," said Professor Greg Dore, chief of the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program. Earlier this year, treatment eligibility criteria were relaxed, leading to an... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms of hepatitis C? What is chronic hepatitis C? How is hepatitis C diagnosed? How is hepatitis C treated? How can I avoid getting hepatitis C?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...disease doctors, or hepatologists (liver specialists). People with chronic hepatitis C should be monitored regularly for signs of liver disease and evaluated for treatment. The treatment most often used for hepatitis C is a combination of two... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...medical condition that poses an enormous threat to the health of the American people as evidenced by the following facts: ? Chronic hepatitis C is the leading indication for adult liver transplantation in the U.S. The demand for liver transplants... 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 »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »