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Living With A Hepatitis C Patient

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trials for reoccuring hepatitis c patients

what do you do when the hep c reoccurs is there some other medicine already out there or do you go back on the pegasys and try again or are there medical studies that I can get into now
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are definitely trials opening up in major teaching hospitals. I would ask your physician to look into the nearest place for you.There are protease inhibitor and polymerase inhibitor studies that are being planned and are ongoing. Read more »

Hepatitis C

Hello,As I've read dried blood is contagious especially for Hepatitis C and can stay outside the... Read more »

hepatitis c antibody formation

if hypothetically you contracted hiv and hepatitis c at the same time... i have read that acute... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Britain Boosts Funds for Hepatitis C-Infected Patients

... On Monday, Britain's government announced it will provide more support for patients infected with hepatitis C virus through state health services in the 1970s and 1980s. Approximately £100 million to £130 million (US $159 million to Read more »
The Body PRO

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the leading causes of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis worldwide. 1-3 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Patients May Have Abnormal Blood Sugar

... Blood sugar, or glucose, abnormalities "are common and easily underestimated among patients with chronic hepatitis C infection," Dr. Ming-Lung Yu of Taiwan's Kaohsiung Medical University and colleagues report. In their study, the researchers Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche Files Application to Market Drug Combination to Treat HIV, Hepatitis C Co-Infected Patients

...has filed an application with FDA to market a drug combination therapy to treat patients co-infected with HIV and chronic hepatitis C, the AP/ Springfield News Sun reports. FDA granted the company fast-track status for its application to... 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 »