Hepatitis C Community
antibodies
About This Community:

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

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

antibodies

Hello, I have tested positive for hep c antibodies.  They can not detect a viral load in my system.  My Dr. said it is possible I have the antibodies but not the virus.  She will test me again in about 6 months.  Can I get tested sooner then this to detect whether or not I only have the antibodies? Is there a specific test that can detect whether I just have the antibodies or the actual virus. I had some extensive blood work done when I was first diagnosed.  I don't know how to tell if I had  PCR test or not. I had no idea I had this until I donated blood.  I was informed that I probably received it from a blood transfusion I had as a child.  Please any information or advice would be greatly appreciated.  
Thank You
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hepatitis C Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Hepatitis Answerers
317787_tn?1373214989
Blank
Dee1956
DC
1747881_tn?1358189534
Blank
hrsepwrguy
Greeley, CO
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
susan400
FL
163305_tn?1333672171
Blank
orphanedhawk
Rural Mural, CA
446474_tn?1404424777
Blank
HectorSF
CA
766573_tn?1365170066
Blank
Idyllic