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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Should be fine: Antibodies to HCV can be a false positive, indicate prior resolved infection or active infection. However a negative PCR means that you do not harbor ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Uncertain now: Annex (B) "Guidelines of Medical Tests Required for Foreign Manpower" from "Rules and regulations for medical examination of expatriate ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Cost-effective: The hcv RNA test is more expensive, so not good for the initial screening. The hepatitis c antibody test is cheap, so you can test a large population ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: Do you mean to ask, "am i a suitable kidney donor?". It depends on rest of your health and markers for infectious diseases. If you are otherwise healt ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No problem: You can't get HIV in this manner. Must be transmitted via blood-blood contact. Don't worry , be happy.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Probably but ask MD: You want to avoid going as high as 2000 to minimize liver problems (lower dose if you are a small individual). Make sure your Trileptal level is in th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
HCV testing: HCV infection is usually chronic, and patients are asymptomatic. It takes approximately 6–8 weeks for body to produce detectable antibodies to HCV an ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Do no harm to ask Doc, but, in current atmosphere of practice, most Doc will go along with what you ask if you have insurance so to comfort the high d ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Paranoia: Nope. This is not how these diseases are transmitted.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably cleared: The hcv viral load tests are not fda approved to confirm active infection, although this is how most doctors use it. If a repeat viral load in around ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
All tests conclusive: Test results always are more valid than symptoms and your test results are conclusive for HCV, HBV, and HIV. You have been seriously overtested alread ... Read More
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