How are you? Hope everything is fine. Since I will see my doctor tomorrow to discuss whether I need to start the combo, could you please kindly let me know if this combo works for you? Million thanks.
Are you worried about having ETV and TDF resistance and by that time we will have no anti-viral to control our illness? Btw, I am recently scared by a recent study that
Past lamivudine use may raise liver cancer risk: In a unique study, researchers compared liver cancer risk in patients who had been successfully treated with antivirals. Despite achieving low viral loads, a small group of older patients developed liver cancer—many of whom had been treated with lamivudine. "The association with lamivudine exposure raises the possibility of drug-induced mutations associated with an increased risk of liver cancer development - this possibility is currently under investigation," they wrote.
What do you think since the same may happen to long-term treatment with ETV and TDF?
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