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Long Term Effects Of Hep C

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Bactrim's long term effects?

I've been on Bactrim for 2 yrs now ... what are the long term effects..... my t cells are below 100, but I'm in wk 30 of my PegInterferon/Ribavirin HepC therapy. Dr. says I can get off of Bactrim when my CD4 gets above 200 ... but doesn't l.t....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...this is not on the same scale that interferon has. Using a three times a week dose may help lessen that effect. There is no long-term effect of bactrim on the bone marrow and your counts will improve once you are off the HCV treatment. ... Read more »

Long-term effects of HIV

I've been living with HIV (and w/o OI's) for 25 yrs. I've been told there's recent longitudinal... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C and not know it? What are the symptoms of chronic hepatitis C? How serious is chronic hepatitis C? What are the long-term effects of hepatitis C? Tests Can a person have normal liver enzyme (e.g. ALT) results and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...themselves quickly. Current research indicates that it takes many months away from the drug before your brain begins to heal. Other long term effects are often frequent bouts of drug craving, frequent agitating dreams of using crystal or frequent... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS

... A community meeting, Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS, met in San Francisco on January 29, 2000, the day before the Retrovirus Conference began. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Long-Term Effects of Drugs Worry HIV Patients

...survey of nearly 2,000 people with HIV/AIDS in Britain revealed that 69 percent did not feel sufficiently informed about the long-term effects of their medications. Participants first feared the long-term toxic effects of the drugs, then noted... Read more »
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psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... 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 »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »