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What If I Get No Interferon Treatment For Hepatitis C

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lymphocyte (abs)

My lymphocyte absis 0.61, and has dropped since last labs in November.I underwwent Interferon treatment for Hepatitis C and completed it in January 07.My labs have not recovered since then.They tell me I am cured from Hepatitis. What couuld possibly...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Interferon could certainly have affected the counts. You should consult with your doctor about other causes. Read more »

interferon and hiv

i am 21 years old ihave hiv since 7 monthes iam not on medication.my viral load in 1/12/2008 not... Read more »

Peg interferon and side effects?

It has been estimated that my husband has had Hepatitis C for thirty-plus years... it having been... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Cites Positive Results in Valopicitabine Hepatitis C Study

...clinical trial compared the triple combination with treatment using only pegylated interferon and ribavarin, current standard treatment for hepatitis C. Idenix said patients showed no adverse reaction to the valopicitabine and ribavarin... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

... Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long is hepatitis Read more »
Project Inform

New Peg-Interferon Results

...Encouraging results were recently presented of the pegylated interferon products used in the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV). Pegylated interferon is a form of interferon to which polyethylene glycol Read more »
The Body PRO

...mycophenolate mofetil or triple therapy. Larger studies looking at triple therapy will be needed before we can adopt this approach as a treatment for hepatitis C infection. Next Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv Read more »

SEEKING PEOPLE WHO USED INTERFERON FOR HEPATIS C

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...175,IN JANUARY I HAVE 400. I DID A BIOPSY IN MY LIVER IT SHOWS THAT IM IN STAGE 2 WHICH IS NOT GOOD. I ALSO HAVE P.M.L AND I USED INTERFERON AND GAVE ME ANEMIA, I RAN TO THE HOSPITAL 7 TIMES FOR BLOOD TRANFUSIONS. SO IM NOT SURE ABOUT INTERFERON.... Read more »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
...HOLA NESESITO HACER ALGO POR MI HIGADO, MI DOCTOR ME SUGERIO TRATAR CON INTERFERON. EL PROBLEMA ES QUE MIS DEFENSAS SUBEN Y BAJAN Y COMO LEI INTERFERON TIENE MUCHOS SIDES EFFECTS. TAMBIEN HACE TRES ANOS ME ENFERME Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »