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What Does Hepatitis C Virus Attack

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Hepatitus C

What is hepatitus C and how do you become infected with it?Is it contageous?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is a virus that attacks the liver and causes "hepatitis" an inflammation of that organ. It is transmitted through blood to blood contact - mainly through Read more »

hep c

what is hepitis c and how can a person get it? is it cureable? Read more »
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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 Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...oral presentations featured at the 12th World AIDS Conference directly or indirectly addressed the burgeoning epidemic of HIV/HCV coinfection. Following are a few findings of particular interest: Risk Factors and Transmission HCV approaches... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver. It results from infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. Hepatitis C can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease

...1. Reported cases of acute hepatitis C by selected risk factors -- United States, 1983-1996 Figure 2. Prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection by age and race/ethnicity -- United States, 1988-1994 Figure 3. Hepatitis C virus... Read more »
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PANICK ATTACKS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...DOES HIV CAUSE PANIC ATTACKS ? HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ANYONE ON T.V EXPLAINING PANICK ATTACKS ? WAS SHE A RED HEAD IF SO ? Read more »

Panic Attacks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It would seem that the fear of HIV could be considered a major life stress and thus be a trigger for panic disorders. Amazing how similar so many symptoms are to what people experience here. http://www.medicinenet.com/panic_disorder/article.htm ... Read more »

Panic attacks

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Do any of you get any panic attacks ? Read more »

Heart Attack in Long Time Survivors

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...My partner nearly had a heart attack this past August. He didnt because his doctor diagnosed "angina" and sent him to the emergency room, he was admoitted to the Read more »