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People Living With Hep C

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hiv/hepc

i am a 27 year old male and i have hiv/hepc and I am currently taking combivir and viramune and I am going to start therapy in aabout 5 months for my hep C. I am also currently taking Zoloft for depression. What my question is when I am taking all...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It often requires antidepressants and many other medications to get people through their course of therapy with interferon and ribavirin. Now you can switch to pegylated interferon and ribavirin and that will make your life easier. The liver is a... Read more »

how do u aquire Hep-C

hi dr, is it easy to aquire hep-c and how is it aquired and what are the symptoms . is it something... Read more »

HIV+ and HEPc + in a small community

Hello dr...i live in a very small isolated community. I've been here for about 8 years now and... Read more »
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Introduction Welcome to our treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have the hepatitis C virus (called HCV, for short). The people who wrote this guide have direct experience with HIV and hepatitis C. We have written this guide to... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Hep-C Treatment Without Interferon Comes Closer

Many of us who live with HIV are alive today in part because we received effective treatment to clear our hepatitis C (HCV) co-infections. Interferon-boosted Ribavirin was a lifesaver, but the interferon side effects could be rugged. MedPage Today... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
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Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »

Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does?

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HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
thanks
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dear people please tell me if im mad.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
since my exposure in june 23 or possibly july14.
ive been testing since august01.
august 01 viral load testBDNA......NEG
SEPT 01 VIRAL LOAD PCR...........NEG
OCTOBER 01 ANTIBODY NEG.
NOV.......NO..TEST.
DEC ANTIBODY NEG
JAN ANTIBODY NEG
FEB ANTIBODY NEG
MAR... Read more »