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Will Hepatitis C Go Away After A Liver Transplant

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Hi, can you describe the papers you read that convinced hepatitis c causes disease, because according to several scientists it is just the alcohol etc that does it. Dr. Peter Duesberg claim the virus was a money making scam by Chiron and how it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...all people. I don't treat everyone with hepatitis C. I treat those who have liver disease. Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver transplantation in the US. Also the number of liver cancers related to Hepatitis C in the US has increased... Read more »

Hepatitis C, RNA, QUANT, PCR

I am a liver transplant that just finished 7 months of ribavirin and interferon. They did a... Read more »

can do liver transplant for HIV patient

Hi, My dad got HIV postive and HCV as well. his genotype is 1a. He's been infected for nearly 5... Read more »
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...liver failure, liver cancer, or even death. It is the leading cause of cirrhosis and liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation in the United States. Approximately 8,000-10,000 people die every year from hepatitis C related... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »