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Hep c after?

If you are cured of hep c can your organs be donated?
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Organs yes, blood no. You can donate organs if you are not cured.
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Douglas Dieterich, MD
  
Jul 03, 2008
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To: Steve2727

You cannot donate blood, but you can donate organs. Seems silly but that is the way it is done. Many people are offered HCV + livers if they have HCV already and there is no real issue with it.
Donate your organs! We should all be doing that and with the Holiday weekend coming up all of us who can should donate blood! DTD
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Thank you so much for the info. I start treatment on the 31st of Jan. and trying to get answers for everything. Thanks again.
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hi and welcome to the forum, and i agree as far as i know you can donate organs and well done you for thinking about donation my 9yr old son was a multi-donor and ive never regretted that decision. Good luck with your treatment and keep us posted on how you are doing. All the best Jules
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Thank you for the info. Its nice to have a place to go that people understand   your situation. It's not a subject that you want everyone to know.
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