Hepatitis C Community
hepatitis
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

hepatitis

if a test has reactive a for hepatitis c antibody do i have the disease and how long can a person live with the disease?
Related Discussions
87972_tn?1322664839
Not necessarily; a positive HCV antibody test result suggests infection, past or present. You may have been exposed to the active, HCV RNA virus at some point in the past; further testing is required to determine if virus is present.

Ask your health care provider if the ‘HCV RNA by PCR’ test is indicated; if this test yields positive results your doctor will help you take appropriate action.

Good luck-

--Bill
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hepatitis C Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
13 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank