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hello respected doctors
I am hcv infected from 2006 that time I went to my doctor but my sgpt nd other tests were normal so my doctor just write me ribavirin tabs after some time he told me to use interferon I used interferon approximately 3 months I was not mature that time so I don,t pay attension
now a days I am in in Ukraine and from last year I m feeling my health is not good so I want to know
1,,, if a person have HCV how many chances are that he also have HIV coz 6 month before my hiv was negative but offcourse I am worried because I read many things about co infection
2.... I can not start treatment now I can just start after one year because here medicine is so costly I think
3,,,is it ok if I start after one year
4    if some one knows plz tell me in Ukraine how can I get cheap treatment because faniancaly I am not strong my parents can not afford the treatment price  plz
give ur opinion
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There are no doctors here. We are all victims of the virus.
The meds can't be taken alone. There must be another ingredient to go with Solvadi like ledipasvir which is Harvoni combo or Olysio.  Cheap meds?
That's iffy. Maybe you can get a grant. Let's see if someone else has any ideas besides coming to the states and getting Insurance.
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You also asked if you could safely wit a year.  

In order to offer (our non-medical) opinion, we would need to know a little more.

Have you had a biopsy or fibroscan in recent history to know the status of your liver.

If you do not have fibrosis, or have very early levels, (F, F1, or F2), you should be able to wait that year.

If you have later levels (F3, or F4 cirrhosis) then it woulr depend on lots of doctors.

Please remember, we are not doctors, here, just people like you, going through this same disese.

What ever you choose, good luck and good treating.
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Oops!  I was trying to say that if you have F3 or F4 Cirrhosis, then it would depend a lot on what the doctors thought.
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