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Unexplained Rapid Weight Loss And Hep C

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Hep -c, rapid weight loss

I have hep-C. I am desperate.I lost approximately 40lbs. pounds very rapidly over a short period and now have inability to gain.I have a skeletal look to me as now 102 pounds. At the time in 2005 I had high colesterol and the physician...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is unclear to me if your weight loss started before or after the interferon therapy. Several issues:1. If before, you should have an ultrasound to review the health of your liver and an alfa feto protein blood test.2. If the severe weight loss... Read more »

Freaked out that I am HIV+ & HepC+

Quick rundown:27yr old male/uncircumcised/frequent marijuana userHad GI problems (runny, pale... Read more »

Diet/Nutrition for HIV and HepC persons??

Hello dr....I'm trying to find information (including any new books) on diet and nutrition for... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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