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Treatment Of Hepatitis A

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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 longer may be due to your father's stage of disease....You will want to discuss.... 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 »

ANy new or trial treatments for Hepatitis c?

What are the newest drugs or treatments or trials for hepatitas C?Are there any websites that are... Read more »
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The Well Project

Treatment of Hepatitis C

...a healthy diet Avoiding alcohol and street drugs Getting regular moderate exercise Getting vaccinated against hepatitis A and B Some herbs may help your liver, but others can cause serious liver damage.Be sure to tell your doctor... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Critical Review of the Research and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis & HIV Coinfection

...C Virus Infection: The Interferon Story Experimental Treatments & New Areas of Research for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Hepatitis and HIV Coinfection Current Opinions & Controversies in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Research and Policy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Approves Treatment for Hepatitis C

...The Food and Drug Administration last night approved a new treatment for hepatitis C. The drug, an improved form of interferon, will be sold under the brand name Pegasys by F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. of Basel, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: Class-Action Lawsuit by Inmates Demands Treatment for Hepatitis C

...Oregon inmates allege in a pending class-action lawsuit that treatment for hepatitis C is so woefully inadequate in the state's 12-prison, 11,800-inmate system that it violates the constitutional ban on cruel and Read more »
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... HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator NATAP is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 Federal tax status. Its mission is to educate individuals Read more »

Hepatitis C

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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 »

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

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...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
...This article 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 Read more »