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What Type Of Hepatitis Is The Worst

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Is Hep C the worst form of Hepatitis?

Dear barbara, last year i was cleared of Hep. C, genotype 3 (a,b,c,d,e i don't know). Looking into it I cannot understand how i could have contracted it. I am HIV positive and never shot up with needles. I did eat suchi at times. I was...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Both Hepatitis B and hepatitis C can cause chronic liver disease. However, hepatitis C infection usually causes chronic disease in about 75-85 percent of patients. Hepatitis B usually resolves and only becomes chronic in the minority of people.... Read more »

Better or Worst

Is hepatitis 1a worst then 3a or the other way around?... Read more »

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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Hepatitis C Breakthroughs "Wasted"

Major breakthroughs in hepatitis C treatment are of no help to the estimated 500,000 UK residents who are unaware they are infected. A poor understanding of who is at risk for hepatitis C means many who could be treated are not, said Mark Wright, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Britain Faces Growing Hepatitis C Crisis: Report

A report released today shows that Britain has Europe's worst record for diagnosing and treating hepatitis C virus (HCV). Commissioned by the Hepatitis C Trust (HCT) in Britain, the report said only about 2 percent of HCV-infected persons in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Egypt Launches Five-Year National Campaign Against HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C Among Children

On Thursday, Coca-Cola (North and West Africa) and UNICEF joined Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population to launch a five-year campaign against HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C virus (HCV) among children. Raising awareness about how HIV is transmitted... Read more »
Hatherleigh Press

Living With Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide

An excerpt from " target="_blank"> Living with Hepatitis C: A Survivor's Guide (Fourth Edition), Hatherleigh Press, 2006, List $15.95 Overview of HIV Co-Infection What Is HIV/AIDS? The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) destroys the immune... Read more »
Connect With Others

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

Worst year of my life?

Posted by ComedyTragedy, 4 Replies
I turned 30 this month, and this month brings me full circle to what must have been the worst year of my life.

Last year 2 days before my 29th birthday, my father died unexpectedly. Shortly after that my aunt (Executrix of my Dad's Estate) began a... Read more »

Worst news from a best friend

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
*sigh* Ive never done nor talked about this before....its happened very recent,y-in fact i was told only the other night that my best friend tested posative for HIV 2 months ago-he didnt tell me before in fear i would leave, which i haven't. In... Read more »

waiting is the worst

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am currently waiting the results from a HIV test I took 10 weeks and 4 days after possible exposure. How do you cope with the waiting? Since I took the test my anxiety levels have shot through the roof. When I took my baseline test I got the... Read more »