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Treatment for hep C? Is A1 worst kind of hep C?

Recently diagnosed hep C, A1 type. Is it the hardest type to treat? What can be expected as far as symptoms, quality of life, how long can a person live with it? What is the treatment?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The treatment includes pegylated interferon and ribavirin.You should ask your doctor if treatment is necessary right now or if you can wait for "triple therapy" with newer drugs (like telaprevir) which will hopefully enable a shortening of the... Read more »

Treatment Hep b

HBsAg-reactive,HBeAg-reactive,Anti-Hbs - nonreactive,anti-Hbe - Non-reactive,HBV DNA - 5,000,000... Read more »

treatment for hep B carriers?

my brother 31 year of age recently diagnosed as carrier. having (MEIA)HBsAg reactive, HBsAb... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vertex: Telaprevir Could Shorten Hep C Treatment

Some patients taking an experimental hepatitis C drug plus standard therapy achieved rapid, extended viral responses after a shortened course of therapy, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported on Tuesday. The clinical "ILLUMINATE" trial evaluated... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... 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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epzicom

Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate and lamivudine Brand Name: Epzicom Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or... Read more »
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Starting Treatment For Hep B (Scared Silly)

Posted by TennJack
I am starting Pegasys injections for Hep B on 8-2-05 and need all input from as many of you as possible. I have read up on it and it sounds awful. Any feed back would be appreciated! Read more »

Info on Hep B treatment?

Posted by shannon
Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it? Thanks, Shannon Read more »

what keeps cd4 from moving up

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was told by my ID doc that my drug usage was not what was keeping my count from going back up He told my (ex)wife that he didn't think it would go back up from 8 because when we got it up to 35 and that took six months. He thought I had driven my... Read more »

Need HELP PLEASE!!!!! GETTING PARANOID!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hi huys,last early feb.,2006 i had sex with a sex worker at a club. at first we used condom but during the latter part of the session, we had unprotected sex. i saw some blood on the sheets from her vagina. she is small around 5'0" while i am around... Read more »