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Free hepatitus c treatment?
I have just gotten some blood test results back and found out that my liver enzyme count was very high and my hepatitus c pannel came back positive. I do not have health insurance and do not even know where to begin to try and get help. Any suggestions please??
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The drug companies offer help for those in need. Have you had a PCR done yet and a liver biopsy? Those would be your next steps. If your liver damage is not too bad, provided you infact do have HCV, you may not have to treat immediately.

http://www.genentech-access.com/pegasys/patients

You also need your genotype to determine treatment type, if you are geno type 1 you will likely do triple therapy, if in fact you HCV. Here is the site to incivek for help.

https://www.incivek.com/vertex-guidance-patient-support

Just because your antibody test was positve doesn't mean you actually have HCV, the elevated liver enzymes are suspect though, but as I said before you need to have further testing. Good luck.
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