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What Can You Do To Treat Hepatitis C

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Ask the Experts

stage 2 of liver biopsy

what is stage 2 of liver biopsy and treatments for hvc
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Stage 2 means that you have some scarring and I would definitely treat you for hepatitis C with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. Read more »

interfiron

what is interferon, it's side effects, duration of treatment? what does "percolated" mean? Read more »

HCV TREATMENT

PEGASYS AND RIBAVIRIN IS THIS A TYPE OF CHEMOTHERAPY TREATMENT? Read more »
Articles
HIV i-Base

Deciding Whether to Treat Hepatitis C

... Treatment tips Advantages of using hepatitis C treatment Advantages of delaying treatment Deciding whether or not to treat hepatitis C (HCV) is anindividual and complex Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiviral Therapy to Treat Hepatitis C Is Declining in the U.S.

... The incidence of new hepatitis C virus infections has declined in the United States, and improvements in antiviral therapy have been dramatic. Yet a significant Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treating Hepatitis C: A Clinician's Perspective

... We are the second-largest hemophilia treatment center in California. I follow about 240 patients -- that includes about 90 hepatitis C patients and 40 HIV patients. Journal: How many of your patients with HIV are coinfected with HCV? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cannabis Use Improves Retention and Virological Outcomes in Patients Treated for Hepatitis C

... "Despite the widespread use of polypharmacy, the management of hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment-related side-effects is incomplete, and many patients turn to cannabis for symptom relief," the authors Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...Right? My own doc is telling me not so fast. He says that I need six months. Reason being the on going symptoms that have been treated and not going away and he says that if infected with both Hep C and HIV at the same time this would delay... Read more »

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 »