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A 60-year-old male asked:

i had a liver biopsy to test condition because i have hcv . 1970 or 71 when i contacted it was sharing needles . is biopsy only liver test ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: The virus strain, how much virus is in your blood, and levels of some blood chemicals are also important. Here's hoping you will be able to rid yourself of the virus under treatment -- many can.

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