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Can Hepatitis C Be Cured
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more
Hep B and C: As of now, there are treatments that can absolutely CURE Hepatitis C. A cure for Hep B, however, is not available at this time, but, with treatment the viral load can be suppressed to non-detectable levels. Discuss with your doctor or a Gastroenterologist. There are many treatment options. ...Read more
Cured ?????: It can ge controlled, and change you life style of eating drinking and living. ...Read more
Not cured, treated: Hepatitis c virus hides in multiple places throughout the body, not just the liver. That 's why removal of a damaged liver and replacement with a healthier liver does not cure the infection. The virus comes out of hiding and infects the new liver too. The best treatment is using the gentlest approach to suppression of the immune system in order to allow some residual ability to fight the virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
22 years old got diagnosed with hepatitis C two years ever since that's all I think about I'm very terrified but I here of a new cure?
Hep c treatment: There are both new and older hepatitis C treatments that can lead to cure. You should see your doc to see if you have active hep C, or if you have been exposed, but have no liver damage and no active virus. Olysio (simeprevir) and Solvadi are two new oral medications that can be used to treat most patients with hep C. To determine the right medication(s) for you see a hepatologist ASAP. ...Read more
Several new meds: Theres a lot of excitement surrounding several new medications for hep c genotype i. The most exciting is solvaldi (sobosbuvir) in combination with ledipasvir. Its not yet fda approved but we anticipate it being marketed within the next 12 months. Its a once daily tablet. The cure rate is 90% plus. This is an interferon free regimen. This will revolutionize the treatment for hep c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis c is a virus that replicates (makes copies of itself) in the human liver. People can be infected by exposure to even very small amounts of blood. Over 20 to 40 years it can cause scarring of the liver, and severe scarring is called cirrhosis. People can be tested for exposure with an antibody test. If that is positive, they need a test for the virus itself ...Read more
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