Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects the liver. It is a sexual transmitted disease but can also be transmitted through blood. If chronic, it can lead to liver cirrhosis, a serious and pre-cancerous liver condition. However, nowadays it is considered a potentially curable disease, managed with daily oral pharmacological treatment taken for several months. 

2 weeks on maveryt and I feel horrible. At my doctor's now. Just can't deal with the nausea and fatigue. I work full time at a new job. Any tips on helping with the nausea is appreciated?

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I have had Hepatitis c for 50years ,its time for me to get rid of it,I want to self medicate,..... Whats my first step,can someone give me a hand where to start?? and I live in Thailand

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There is one deadly infection that we can beat: the virus that causes hepatitis C. This liver disease-causing virus was on a global rampage a decade ago, but is being pushed back in some countries by mass testing and treatment, according to new figures. Egypt, once the country with the highest preva...

Please everyone I just discover I have hepatitis B please everyone is there hope?

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Hi, two weeks before my viral load was only 132 IU/ml.. But today my viral load is 467000 IU/ml. How come it goes up so high? Doctor advised for blood test again and this blood test will be sent to Singapore to identify what type it is. Once the type is out, the treatment will start. Any suggestions...

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CUMBERLAND - Due to recent legislative changes, Maryland Medicaid has lifted liver fibrosis restrictions to allow access to treatment regardless of the degree of liver damage. Prior to this change, patients with minimal liver damage due to the hepatitis C virus were often denied access to curative t...

I have NO IDEA how I got this. I am afraid to tell anyone for fear that they will think I can transmit the disease to them.

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Undetected in PCR Report, but when I go for the medical for my Visa Procedure, it is POSITIVE... ?

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Thanks for the add. I just found out I have hepatitis c,besides shock of not knowing how or when I got it,after a year of telling my doctor about all my symptoms he sent me to a rheumatologist because they thought I have RA, but luckily the rheumatologist ran the hepatitis c screen on me. I get back...

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People who inject drugs and participate in receptive needle sharing are vulnerable to higher infectivity rates for hepatitis C virus infection, according to a paper published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Investigators from University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center recruited 344 young PWI...

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the supplemental New Drug Application for Epclusa® for the treatment of pediatric patients aged ≥6 years weighing at least 17kg with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 infection without cirrhosis or with compensated cirrhosis; or in c...

Screening for hepatitis C is a big deal, because it's a potentially serious and treatable infection affecting an estimated four million persons in the US and 100 million people worldwide. In recent years it's become clear that the fastest growing group of people newly infected with hepatitis C is yo...

Anyone else experience peripheral neuropathy from their hep c? This is the BIGGEST symptom I've had the past 5yrs or so. Hands going numb my shoulder numb and burning. Vasculitis. It's also effected my kidneys and I pee constantly but have to really push to go. I've been to urologist they ruled out...

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My friend has been diagnosed with Genotype 3b and the medicine name is Epclusa probably for 12 weeks.�Would you mind letting me know what are the survival chances and possibile side effects using this medicine as he is working in accounts firm, he got his HepC treatment in 2006, he’s been to the doc...

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My boyfriend went to a local recovery center and found out he has Hepatitis C through their blood tests. All they said was his levels were high and they wouldn't treat him for 6 months. So we went to our family doctor and she is setting him up with treatment. Thank god. Anyways... He has huge bulgin...

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