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Type A Hepatitis Treatment And Length Of Illness

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Length of treatment for coinfected 36 y/o

Diagnosed with acute HCV (no genotype testing done) because of abnormal liver enzyme test results performed at a routine checkup. Otherwise HCV asymptomatic. Believed to have been infected with HCV 6-9 months before this positive HCV...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I agree that it would be reasonable to complete the 48 weeks to get the best outcome - also you are tolerating it so well...I suspect you will have an excellent result.... Read more »

Length of treatment

Hi Dr. I first want to say thanks to all of the Drs. on TheBody.com for answering some of my... Read more »

genotype 3b and length of treatment

I'h hep c positive with 3rd stage cirrhosis. I am supposedly a 3b..? Although my doctor has... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mentally Ill at Higher Risk of Hepatitis C Infection; Treatment Can Cause Additional Mental Problems

Almost 20% of people in United States with severe mental illness have hepatitis C infection, compared with 1.8% of the general U.S. population, because many people with mental illness are exposed to risk factors for bloodborne viruses, the Dallas... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

In recent years, a lot has been written about hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in people who also have HIV (co-infection). HCV is a significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Responses to Treatment in Older Adults

Many of the illnesses common among older people are related to the aging process. As people age, their bodies aren't able to repair and rebuild damaged cells (organs, tissues) as rapidly as those of younger people. So, what does this mean for older... Read more »
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ARS symptoms length?

Posted by nonamegirl, 3 Replies
The closer I get to my results date, the more nervous I become.

I was reading through the forum and found this bit stated by vokz, "ARS / seroconversion illness is a short acute illness that lasts a few days. If you were one of the few people who... 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 disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

Posted by Anonymous

HIV & Hepatitis Treatment Educator

NATAP is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 Federal tax status. Its
mission is to educate individuals about HIV and hepatitis treatment as well
as to advocate on behalf of people living with HIV/AIDS. NATAP... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »