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What Are The Things To Avoid During Hep C

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Ask the Experts

If cured of HepC are you still a carrier

If cured of Acute Hep C are you still a carrier. And will there still be a chance of transmitting to someone else?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If I understand you correctly, you developed acute HCV infection and received treatment and then attained sustained suppression of your virus. This is great news. You should maintain this cure over time. You will be positive for antibody for years;... Read more »

Hep-c

Why would my doctor want me to take Twinrix treatment if I am Hep-c positive?... Read more »

HepC vs Hep B?

Why is the HepB virus easier to contract than the Hep C virus? What is the difference in the two... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Awareness and Testing Campaign Launched

Hep C Connection is a new awareness and testing campaign aimed at alerting Coloradoans about hepatitis C virus, which is especially prevalent among baby boomers. Those born between 1946 and 1964 account for nearly 70 percent of HCV cases, and a new... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Introduction Welcome to our treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have the hepatitis C virus (called HCV, for short). The people who wrote this guide have direct experience with HIV and hepatitis C. We have written this guide to... Read more »
TheBody.com

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 »
Connect With Others

I have a co-infection;HIV, and HEP-C.

Posted by stevepalma, 1 Reply
I found out that i had this co-infection(hiv,hep-c) in 2002.My doctor says that it is very hard to treat,however with sticking to my meds;this includes hiv meds, and interferon,i now have the hep-c under control after 30 weeks of a 48 week... Read more »

Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »

But I bleached the needles........

Posted by starbright4876, 4 Replies
I was a big dummy for a long time.Since I was 18(now 29)I have had many,many unprotected sexual encounters,shared needles,pipes,equipment,ect. All of my hiv tests were NEG.I was scared and happy each and everytime! So,After 18 months of absolute... Read more »

hiv and hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
exposed to hepc and hiv tested at 6 months neg tested for
hepc antibodies neg. am i neg still scared about late seroconversion Read more »