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This forum is for questions about medical issues and research aspects of Hepatitis C such as, questions about being newly diagnosed, questions about current treatments, information and participation in discussions about research studies and clinical trials related to Hepatitis. If you would like to communicate with other people who have been touched by Hepatitis, please visit our new Hepatitis Social/Living with Hepatitis forum

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I have had Hep C since 1996. 2 years ago my Dr said my Liver was still primo with almost no scarring. I had treatment (Peg and Riba) in 2003 but failed. I have 1 b. Anyway I have had terrible bloating for 6 months when I eat. Blood test...
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I recently started Harvoni a few weeks ago and I have stayed with my regular Weight lifting regimen but I am worried about doing cardio for fear of sweating out the Harvoni and that impacting my hopefully good results in a few weeks.Wou...
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I am currently on Harvoni for my Hep C and I wanted to ask has anyone had the virus return or a unsuccessful treatment?
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Hi everyone Just finished 8week harvoni treatment on February 3rd...did blood work on February 4th! My hep nurse phoned today while I was working and left me a message saying she got my results back and turns out my viral load count ...
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I was about to give insulin to a patient with his pen and poked my hand instead. The needle was new but the cartridge had been used. I am freaking out because he has Hep C. What are my chances of contracting this virus? Help!!
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Good evening everyone! I just joined the forum because I have a few questions regarding a recent blood test that has be a bit concerned. I would consider myself low/moderate risk (I have never used IV drugs and I practice safe sex, b...
kam_kam_2016 | Last answer
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I was just curious if any of our regulars have experienced or know of anyone who has experienced a Harvoni relapse or failure. I'm going into week 8 of 12 with good lab results and feeling good. Again best wishes for all of us against t...
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My husband just got approved for Sovaldi + Ribavirin for 24 weeks. We are very excited but he needs to get his hemoglobin up before starting his treatment. We already have the meds in the house but can not start using them. He had a sho...
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I am a interferon non-responder and have begun taking a anti-viral herbal preparation that contains a total of 7 ingredients (3 uncommon herbs and 4 more common ones). My viral load has gone from over 6,000,000 copies to 897,000 in 3 mon...
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Hi , I am 54, genotype 1a and about to start triple therapy ! I must admit I'm scared of the side effects - but more worried about letting the Hep C virus remain in my body .. I am healthy and am going to try and remain positive ( hard t...
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I am in my 7th week of Harvoni and waiting for my blood test results from last week. I am just wondering whether anyone out there in the real world has NOT achieved SVR with Harvoni. Im a GT1a failed Riba and Reg 12 years ago. Probabl...
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I have been suffering with problems with my bile duct for over 9 years, gall bladder taken out before then. I have eco, stents that fall out, and now am controlled by pain management and anti nausea medication. Had an ercp yesterday, ano...
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Hello cousins How much does interferon cost in your country per 180 microgram syrige full? Also how much does Ribavirine cost?
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Hi everyone, Well my sister is in need of a Hepatologist in Orange County California. Does anyone have any recommendations? Want to lead her down the right track, just like you all did for me. I have been looking and still searching.
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So, I purchase the very best insurance through the ACA web site. Blue Cross, Blue Shield Premier Platinum Extra with Dental and Vision. It costs me $1,157.00 per month for just me. They denied my Harvoni. They also have a one year wait f...
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I tested positive on two separate antibody tests for hcv. I went to my pcp and did a million other tests. so pcr is 0.0 and undetectable but I have elevated liver enzymes. My dr said hes never seen this before and he talked w his colleag...
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I've been svr since March of last year. I am still struggling with insecurity because of it. When I first found out I told a few friends. Apparently 12 years later people are still spreading it around. If they see me with someon...
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Hi everyone! I just received my long awaited phone call. I treated with Sovaldi and Ribavirin for 24 weeks and I am cleared of the virus. It was a long 3 months waiting to see if it worked but it did. There were days when I wasn't sur...
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Dear all , a very good day to everyone and i hope that you all are well . Call it paranoia , or insurance , or anxiety , i cant find the right word for it !! So here is my question . I am 43 , geno 1A , treatment experienced ...
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