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Genotype 3

Hi All,

Ok Im starting to get  confused.  My partner undected at week 2 - geno 3.  Tehy keep telling him that his chances of SVR are very good with this genotype but I seem to being seeing a lot of postings that indicate a lot of  relpse with this genotype.  Does anyone clear with the first treatment for genotpye 3 - he is only doing the 24 weeks - 1200 ribavirin and I cant remember the pegatron dose.  I think I'm starting to drive myself nuts with fearing relapse.  7 weeks left of treatment and it has been so hard, I cant imagine if he has to do it again.  He already has early cirrohisis.  Any insights would be helpful
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I think your partner's chances are great! You guys just keep hanging in there and this will all be over soon.
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I am type 3, undetected at week 4, did 6 months treatment and clear since with SVR.
My only concern in his case is that he has early cirrosis. The more advanced the harder to clear so the stattistics indicate
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96938 tn?1189799858
Nothing is a sure bet.  But, if I were G3 with early cirrhosis and cleared by week 2  I would wonder if there is any better situation than that - there isn't.
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1117750 tn?1307386569
sorry i didnt see he cleared at wk2 , then yes his chances are as good as they get
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148588 tn?1465778809
I cleared with less than 24 weeks tx and I've known other g3s who cleared with way less than 24. If it weren't for the cirrhosis, I'd say it was almost a sure thing, given the 2 week UND. If he can stay on the 1200 riba and does his full 24, I'd say he is doing everything he should. Hang in there.
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971268 tn?1253200799
If he was undetected at week 2 I wouldn't worry. Yes, there is a chance he could relapse after treatment, but if he cleared this early it's VERY low.  There's no use driving yourself crazy over the small chance of relapse when you need your energy to help get him through the rest of the treatment.  Try to relax -- he's doing the best he possibly could be.
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1117750 tn?1307386569
did he clear at 4 wk? if so its about 90 % chance, relapse does happen but you hear more about failures rather success, so dont worry the chances of success are good
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