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Memory Loss With Hep C

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hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
it has been 6 months since exposure started having diarrhea and
all my lymph nodes in my breast and under arm are swollen
soreness in my back. my stomach keeps burning. had ars 3 weeks
after exposure lymphadenopathy but it didnt hurt but my throat
was... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
Hello,

Since a suspicious heterosexual contact with a black prostitute in july 2006, I've experienced EVERY symptom on the HIV ARS-list (except fever) ...
These include :

Urticaria ( after 2 weeks)
Memory loss
Rashes all over my body, including palms... Read more »

6 months suffering

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
Hello,

Yesterday, I got my 6 months results : HIV and hep C negative.
Bilirubin : 2.29 ( very high - liver )
CD4-count(698) ( very low)

I'm still not able to work, sleep all day, gingivitis, polyneuropathy, no energy, rashes, dizziness, memory... Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ?

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New, scared, and silly crazy for +man

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hello all, I'm a (-) female, recently met this GREAT (+) guy (28 y/o) . I'm scared, he's just recently been diag with AIDS. Very sick right now, hoping praying he will get better. Don't really know what to do, what to say, I'm just scared that... Read more »
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Diet/Nutrition for HIV and HepC persons??

Hello dr....I'm trying to find information (including any new books) on diet and nutrition for coinfected persons. I have HepC but had to stop the combination Rebetron treatment for now because of depression (also had severe side effects...but...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Robert,There is really no magic in treating liver disease. The main thing is no alcohol and a well balanced diet. You don't have to worry about too much protein as you may have heard as long as you are not yellow. There are no foods that... Read more »

Hepc Cirroshis

I have hepc with cirroshis and did do the treatments that did not work. I am 48 years old without acohol and drugs. I did have a blood transfision when i was 21 but also had hep (infectious) when I was 8. I also have diabetes2 and hyper tension.My...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Issues with memory and concentration can be due to the liver. I think that evaluation for a liver transplant is a good idea since even if you are not a candidate yet, it is better to be evaluated at an expert center. Once you are seen, then your... Read more »

side effects from hepc 3a meds

What will my side effects be from the medicine fromthe treatment of the hepatitis c level 3a drugs be...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are a multitude of possible side effects. Most people experience feeling very tired, loss of appetite, possible weight loss, irritability...These are the common complaints. It is important to let your doctor know if you are feeling down since... Read more »

HIV and HepC

Dear Sir,I ahave been dianosed HIV with Hep C in the year 2000. Now I am planning to start ART , what is suitable for me , Please adviced meConfuse Mike ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is true that HIV patients with chronic viral hepatitis have an increased risk of drug toxicity after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART). However, this should never be used as a reason not to start. You ask a good question - what is suitable... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »