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Risks And Complications Of Hepatitis C

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis C

Six years ago I tested positive for HIV and Hepatitis C. My viral load is undetectable and my cd4 is 564. I have never been ill nor have I had any complication due to the meds. However, I was told that the Hep.C is at a code (F2)and the viral load...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am a bit confused because you say that you have F2 disease which is usually a diagnosis made after a biopsy...and yet you say that you have been advised to have a biopsy....Perhaps your diagnosis of F2 (moderate fibrosis) was made after a... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and Read more »

HIV & Hepatitis C

My cousin was diagonosed HIV & Hepatitis C. His age is 40 years. What medicine should he take. In Pakistan indian medicines are available
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This is a complicated question and depends on many patient related factors. First, it is important to determine which infection is more advanced. We determine HIV stage through CD4 and HIV RNA testing. Then liver stage is determined mainly through... Read more »

Hepatitis C

If you have Hep C can you have it without showing symptoms? Or how long does it take til you start to show symptoms?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...the most common one is very non-specific - fatigue. With advanced liver disease and cirrhosis, patients can develop associated complications, such as ascites (fluid in the belly), variceal bleeding (vomiting of blood due to burst blood vessels in... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis C, HIV and the Kidneys

...been collected between October 1997 and October 2004. This second VA analysis was interested in finding associations between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, HIV and health outcomes such as the presence of kidney disease and survival. ... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

... Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another Read more »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

... Acute infection (0-6 months) Chronic infection (6+ months) End stage liver disease Factors that accelerate hepatitis C progression Hepatitis C and your liver What does your liver do? How does hepatitis C damage... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long 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 »