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Weight Gain After Hep C Treatment

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hep c1a

I was dignosed with hep c1a and cirrhosis iv lost 20 pounds from 180 to 160,Im trying to gain weight but i cant . im taking propalonol and spironolacton for cirrhosis and lactulose.hep c im trying to get medicaid for treatment. why did i lost alot...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
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