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What To Do If You Have Cirrhosis And Hep C

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cirrhosis, hep c, and hiv

what is the severity of having HIV,HEP C, and CIRRHOSIS? Is there any way that I will be able to recieve help or even a liver transplant? PLEASE HELP ME.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...both an expert HIV specialist and liver specialist. Whether you can be treated with interferon will depend on how severe your cirrhosis is. If you can still be treated you will need careful monitoring on therapy. If you liver disease is severe... Read more »

Cirrhosis and low Hep C viral load What Next!

Dr. McGovern, If you could help me with this question, I would be incredibly grateful. I have had... Read more »

Hep c and cirrhosis

MY HUSBAND HAS RECENTLY BEEN DIAGONISED WITH HEP C AND CIRRHOSIS. HE IS ON 2 DIFFERNET FLUID PILLS... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

...aminotransferase levels, and patients with HCV co-infection. The patients with HCV co-infection were stratified according to the diagnosis of liver cirrhosis. Incidences of new ADIs were calculated as the number of events per 1,000 person-years... 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 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 Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms of hepatitis C? What is chronic hepatitis C? How is hepatitis C diagnosed? How is hepatitis C treated? How can I avoid getting hepatitis C?... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
...administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your... Read more »

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, Read more »

hepatitis c oculta

Posted by lll, 4 Replies
...he leido que se descubrio que existe un tipo de hepatitis c oculta que no se detecta ni con la prueba de anticuerpos ni con PCR. Yo tengo todo los sintomas de hepatitis y aunq tengo pruebas Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »