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Newest Advances In Therapy For Hepatitis C

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Treatment suggestion for Hepatitis C virus

My father is suffering from Hepatitis C virus (Genotype 3A). Doctor suggested for treatment of medicine with pegasys and ribavirin for 48 weeks. Is this treatment will be fine or else there is some other good treatment. Thanks
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...These are the only available treatments right now.My only comment is that we usually only treat HCV genotype 3 with six months of treatment. Their decision to treat Read more »

does ozone help hepatitis c (OZONE) (OZONE THERAPY 2008)

does ozone help in any way in the case of hepatitis c. also , can it hurt yu mentally or physically Read more »

alternative treatments for Hepatitis C

Are there alternative treatments for Hep C ie alpha lipoic acid, etc when the body is not strong... Read more »
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Immune Gene May Help Predict Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy

... As discussed earlier, newer hepatitis C treatments are currently being studied that hopefully will not only cure more people but will also reduce its many side effects Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community-Based Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C in Drug Users: High Rates of Compliance With Therapy Despite Ongoing Drug Use

... The authors note that UK authorities' hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment guidelines are evolving with respect to injecting drug users (IDUs). Nonetheless, patients with circumstances Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Factors Affecting Early Discontinuation of Hepatitis C Therapy

... Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can invade the liver, damaging this organ. Prolonged liver damage can cause severe complications. In cases of co-infection Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men's Sex Lives May Suffer on Hepatitis C Therapy

...sexual health -- desire, function, and satisfaction -- may be negatively impacted for men taking standard therapy for chronic hepatitis C, new research shows. "Men planning to receive peginterferon and ribavirin should be counseled about the... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post 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... Read more »

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 »