A 25-year-old female asked:
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having post interferon side effects from hep c treatment over a year later! doctors don't see the correlation?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Victor Yang
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Some effects of interferon can linger long after the treatment has ended. However, some side effects such as fatigue and weakness may be related to hep c and continue even after eradication of the virus.
Answered on Feb 13, 2014
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure, but...: ...We're going to need a little more help from you. We can have your answer if you tell us what symptoms concern you, the location of your pain, its intensity, duration, timing (with meals, urination, stooling) ; accompanying issues like fever, tenderness, vomiting, bleeding, etc, ; circumstances (exposures, pregnant, stressed). Also, what tests have been done to exclude some possibilities?
Answered on Feb 13, 2014

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