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What Are The Complications Associated With Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C

If you have Hep C can you have it without showing symptoms? Or how long does it take til you start to show symptoms?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...symptoms, the most common one is very non-specific - fatigue. With advanced liver disease and cirrhosis, patients can develop associated complications, such as ascites (fluid in the belly), variceal bleeding (vomiting of blood due to burst blood... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Six years ago I tested positive for HIV and Hepatitis C. My viral load is undetectable and my cd4... Read more »

HIV, herpes, Hep C

I am dating a guy who had hep C. I have herpes; I contracted it on my behind. The meds have... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C support group counselor, said many people are afraid to bring up the infection to their doctor because of the stigma associated with it. "The biggest problem we still have is stigma. A lot of people who have hepatitis C don't want to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis C, HIV and the Kidneys

...of declining kidney health -- was highly linked to an increased risk of death, as follows: An eGFR between 59 and 30 was associated with nearly a 61% increased risk of death. An eGFR between 29 and 15 was linked to a 300% increased risk of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...failure. They usually result in direct toxic effects, followed by multiple organ failure. Death from a methamphetamine overdose is associated with the rapid onset of kidney failure and collapse of the circulatory system. A large percentage of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »