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Progression Of Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C - Do I need a treatment?

Hello Doctor Barbara!In November 2008 I detected virus in my blood. My doctor recommended me to wait for 6 month until my enemy decrease to normal level ( Had an excessive alcohol intake which caused ALT elevation to 1000) .My genotype is 1. Now...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Congratulations on your abstinence. You have made great progress as noted by the normalization of your ALT test. As for your hepatitis C - Your viral load is so low that I would want to follow it again to see if it continues to be present. If... Read more »

hepatitis c

what is a 87.h result on a alt (alanine aminotransferase)test. i had a 32. a year ago. Read more »

Atripla

can atripla help decrease viralload in patients having coinfections such as HepC/HIV Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Rapidly Progressing Hepatitis C in New York Gay Men

... Recent outbreaks of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) have been reported in England, France, Germany, Holland, and the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C May Not Progress as Often as Believed

...The chances of eventually developing cirrhosis or another serious liver disease from hepatitis C virus (HCV) may be lower than many experts believe, according to a computer simulation based on US liver disease statistics. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meta-Analysis: Increased Mortality Associated With Hepatitis C in HIV-Infected Persons Is Unrelated to HIV Disease Progression

... It is unclear whether co-infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) increases mortality in HIV patients during the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Using meta-analysis, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Hepatitis C Infection on Progression of HIV Disease and Early Response to Initial Antiretroviral Therapy

...longitudinal medical records review project conducted in over 100 US medical clinics from 1998 to 2004 to describe the effect of hepatitis C virus (HCV) on the progression of HIV and on early changes in the CD4 cell count and HIV viral load after... 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 »