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University of North Carolina at Chapel HillIn the past, we used to believe that once a liver was scarred, it was irreversible. However, there is much new evidence to suggest that antiviral therapy for hepatitis C will slow down and even reverse, in some cases, fibrosis (or scarring) of the... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIf your physician told you that your hepatitis B has cleared, then you do not have to be worried about permanent damage. Be certain to be tested for hepatitis A also. If you have not been exposed, you should be vaccinated. Also be certain to have... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineI think it is a good idea to try treatment again. I would follow your HCV RNA levels closely until you have viral suppression. Perhaps the first time around you were slow to clear the virus completely. This might infer that you may need a bit longer... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineSounds like you are doing everything right. The good news is if you clear the virus all the biopsy findings will reverse and it will go back to normal as long as it is not cirrhotic. Even then it may improve. The other good news is that even if you... Read more »
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Posted by statusCunknown, 1 ReplyHi, I'm new to this board and wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself.
My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver.
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I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your... Read more »
Posted by MiamiLat, 2 RepliesHello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »
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Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »
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