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Hepatitis C

Testing Positive for Hepatitis C -- Now What?

Testing positive for antibodies to the hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) may be scary, but now you have information that can improve your health and well-being.

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Hepatitis C

If 100 People Were Infected With Hepatitis C (Infographic)

Of those living with hepatitis C, how many will develop a chronic infection? How many will get a serious liver disease or be diagnosed with liver cancer? A new infographic from the Hepatitis C Support Project and HCV Advocate shows you the stats on w...

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Hepatitis C

The 5: The Next HCV Drugs

In late 2015 or early 2016, new medication will join the available roster of hepatitis C treatment. Others are in early to mid-stage research. Read about the top 5 most promising drugs in development.

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Hepatitis C

A Guide to HIV/HCV Coinfection

Infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the most common coinfection in people with HIV, and hepatitis C is categorized as an HIV-related opportunistic illness. Learn how to combat both conditions to stay as healthy as possible.

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Hepatitis C

A Guide to Preparing for Hepatitis C Treatment

Today, we have medications that can cure over 90% of people living with hepatitis C. Even better, the side effects of the newer treatments are much easier to tolerate. This guide will discuss what it takes to prepare for treatment.

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La Vida con HIV

Cómo Revelar la Noticia

La hepatitis C (VHC) es una enfermedad sumamente estigmatizada. El hecho de revelar el diagnóstico de VHC puede causar ansiedad en muchos niveles. Las ramificaciones de esta noticia pueden ejercer impacto en las situaciones médica, marital o familiar...

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La Vida con HIV

¿Corre Usted Riesgo de Contraer Hepatitis C?

Este artículo está diseñado para ayudarle a conservar la salud por informarle sobre aquellos aspectos que pueden ponerle en peligro de contraer la hepatitis C. Evitar las situaciones que se exponen a continuación puede reducir en gran medida el riesg...

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Hepatitis C

Similarities and Differences Between HIV and HCV

HIV and HCV share many of the same characteristics, but there are also some very distinct differences in the way they are transmitted, how long each virus lives outside of the body, disease progression, and treatment.

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La Vida con HIV

Ayuda con Medicamentos

Los medicamentos para tratar la hepatitis C son caros. Pero hay un par de opciones para las personas que no pueden pagar el tratamiento del VHC.

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Hepatitis C

After Battle With Hemophilia, HIV and Hepatitis C, Two of Them Are No Longer a Problem

Having lived through the plague years of HIV as a hemophiliac, it wasn't until the late 2000s that Andrew even knew he had hepatitis C. Now, after battling all three for some time, he's healthier than ever.