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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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Hi everyone, I'm kinda freaking out here. A bit confused too. I had a bx that read Stage 1, Grade 3 back in 2006, but a Fibrospect II test that came back as 64. In 2012 I treated with the triple therapy, Victrelis- stopped because of se...
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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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Had biopsy on Tuesday and there was absolutely no bleeding, not even spotting. But on Friday morning and all of Saturday there's bleeding and it's gotten heavier. Could this be due to the biopsy?
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what to do about iching?
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ho trovato harvoni generico in india, devo portarlo in italia, chiedo se devo dichiarare il farmaco alla dogana indiana e italiana anche se quantità per usso personale di 3 mesi grazie beppe I found generic harvoni in india, I ha...
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Me and my girlfriend went to hospital for routine general check up... theres a lot of needles without cap and one of the needle is very near to me...I noticed only when the needle already stucked my fingers.The blood went outside the...
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Hi, i was just wondering if you could contract hepatitis c or anything else from reusing your own needle own un-sterilized needle? anything that you could tell me would be a big help cause one of my friends scared me by saying by using y...
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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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Drug trial is for 8 weeks. The first dose I noticed a cough and runny nose about an hour after taking the drugs that would last about an hour, often similar results every other dose, with slight sinus pressure during the day by day 3. Da...
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I am on peginterferon-riba and my question is, will antibiotics for the possible ear infection , if given, adversely my peg-riba treatment? I am at week 8 to tx. My ears itched for at least 10 months before tx. Strangely, when I be...
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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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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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I'd like to relate our experience with Hep C treatment. My husband got Hep C back before it even had a letter, in the 1970s, and he is now 62. He has never been much of a drinker, which is very fortunate. He has always had a ridiculous a...
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I'm 22 years old guy. I live in LA my parents are originally Syrians. I was born with Hepatitis B and C. My mother gave them to me My parents used to be heavy drug users .Two days ago, my dad admitted that he had HIV for along time. I kn...
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If a patient is considering Zepatier, the newest direct acting antiviral, to treat hepatitis C, and if they are genotype 1a, they should ask for resistance testing before treatment. If resistance (polymorphisms) is found, you will like...
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Hi again my family . well 4 me and lots of poor ppl who can't afford the cost of the non 100% effective of the current cure which is interferon we just wait to find if there will be a new cure 100% effective working or not , i am askin...
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Any veterans out there receiving Harvoni from the VA yet? Waiting in Seattle.
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hello people, Any one know about the drugs ribavirin and sofosbuvir ? I dont see anyone talking about these on this web site! Doctors for Kaiser want to do this stuff to me.. They say its a 95 percent cure rate. But has anyone out ther...
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Hi, I've got a following analyzes. What does it mean? Do I have HCV or not? The first analysis 7 Dec 2015: HCV -------- A-HCV: found S/C ratio-2,0 Cor-Ns+S/C ratio-2,2 IgM: not found HCV-PCR - NOT FOUND HBV-------- HBsAg, ...
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