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What To Do If You Have Cirrhosis And Hep C

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HepC &Stage IV Cirrhosis/Liver Transplant

Having HepC and Stage IV Liver Cirrhosis, liver biopsy results have now put me on a transplant list. I have not even begun Interferon treatment - what is the likelyhood of being re-infected with hepc if I DO by some amazing luck get a liver?Is...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The likelihood of reinfection of the new liver is virtually 100%. However, treatment of HCV is done in people with cirrhosis and can even be cured! There is very preliminary data about 6 or 7 people on the transplant list who have been treated and... Read more »

hepc treatment caused cirrhosis

My Husband went through Pegasys / Copegus treatment in 2004-2005 at that time his liver biopsy... Read more »

hep-c

i was diagnosed with cirrosis, 412 & 200 liver levels, biopsy +, can i be treated?... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
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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 »
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6 months suffering

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
Hello,

Yesterday, I got my 6 months results : HIV and hep C negative.
Bilirubin : 2.29 ( very high - liver )
CD4-count(698) ( very low)

I'm still not able to work, sleep all day, gingivitis, polyneuropathy, no energy, rashes, dizziness, memory... Read more »