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I was told that I have hep c. Is there a cure pr treatment available?

I was told that I have hep c. Is there a cure pr treatment available?

Yes, there is a cure: Go to gastroenterologist or hepatologist go to university center. There could use double or triple combination therapy which could help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Hep C (Definition)

A viral infection that effects the liver that can result in chronic disease, liver failure, and ...Read more


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I tested positive for hepatitis a and b, but was told that there was no treatment required?

I tested positive for hepatitis a and b, but was told that there was no treatment required?

Possible: Hepatitis A has no specific treatment, but B does in selected cases. That's why I would recommend follow-up with your doc for further management. ...Read more

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I've had vitiligo for about 15 years. My condition is a slow progressing one. I am aware there isn't a cure, but what can I try?

I've had vitiligo for about 15 years. My condition is a slow progressing one. I am aware there isn't a cure, but what can I try?

Some hope: You may benefit from combo of Protopic ointment in am, and mid-potency topical steroid in pm for trial of one month, to spots, but not the groin. Both are prescriptions. Generally, the longer the vitiligo duration, the harder it is to get the color back. There are special grafting procedures available in some academic dermatology centers, for resistant vitiligo. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with the lyssavirus. is there a cure?

I was diagnosed with the lyssavirus. is there a cure?

RABIES?: If it is rabies lyssavirus seek immediate help to get vaccinated and immunoglobulin therapy immediately! If not done immediately it can spread to your brain causing severe potentially fatal encephalitis ...Read more

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My spouse was recently diagnosed with Hep C. Will my children and I catch it? Is there a cure for Hep C? Thank you in advance.

My spouse was recently diagnosed with Hep C. Will my children and I catch it? Is there a cure for Hep C? Thank you in advance.

Hepatitis C: This is turning out to be the scourge of baby-boomers and generation X. Since it is a blood-borne illness, you would have to have significant blood exposure to contract it. There is less risk of sexual transmission, but it is possible. SO you may be at low risk, the kids probably not. While no cure. the vast majority clear the infection, develop immunity and don't go on to chronic liver disease. ...Read more

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Hi! I've been told that I have a class III malocclusion and I was wondering what the best treatment option for that is! Thank you!

Hi! I've been told that I have a class III malocclusion and I was wondering what the best treatment option for that is! Thank you!

Need more info: You haven't told me your age. I don't know how severe your underbite is. If you want a definitive answer, ask for an inbox consult at: www.healthtap.com/dr-douglasdds And I will try to help ...Read more

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I was diagnose with chronic hepatitis b way back 2005, i don't take any medication since then... What is the possibility that i can be cured?

I was diagnose with chronic hepatitis b way back 2005, i don't take any medication since then... What is the possibility that i can be cured?

Can be treated: Chronic hepatitis b can be treated with fda approved medications, but cure rates vary. Seek out the consultation of a liver specialist (hepatologist) to further investigate your treatment options. ...Read more

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I am a hepatitis b positive, what does it mean? I'll be forever a hepa b patient? Is there no chance of not having it?

I am a hepatitis b positive, what does it mean? I'll be forever a hepa b patient? Is there no chance of not having it?

It is likely: The antibody tests will be positive life long. The actual presence of the virus has to be checked by a very sophisticated test called a pcr. Some patients do clear the virus. ...Read more

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I have hep c due to getting a tattoo in someones home in 1987. My dr. Says hep c treatment is no picnic. Please explain?

I have hep c due to getting a tattoo in someones home in 1987. My dr. Says hep c treatment is no picnic. Please explain?

Hepatitis C: This potentially deadly disease can often be successfully treated, but the combination of medications taken may have significant side effects. Look up peg-interferon and Ribavirin on the internet and it will outline these. There are now also other antivirals which may be added and improve the chances for cure. See a doctor who deals in this asap. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hep c. I know the answer i think but i had a friend who went into prison w hep c n came out after doing a yr long program hepfree?

Hep c: Tgere are sveral medication programs available to tresat hep c and many in development with cure rates as high as 90 precent, check with your physician for referal. ...Read more

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Reading the news on cnn and i saw they got a cure for hepatitis C I have hepatitis C is this true ? Its a new drug they said ?

Reading the news on cnn and i saw they got a cure for hepatitis C I have hepatitis C is this true ? Its a new drug they said ?

Yes: We've been able to cure hepatitis c for several years now, but the treatments were difficult. Two new drugs approved in the last month make it much easier. However, each must currently be taken with interferon, so at best, you have to put up with interferon side effects for 3 months. In the fall of 2014, we may have regimens that don't require interferon. ...Read more

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I'm 50yrs old. Hav had hep c for many yrs. No treatment yet. Heard about new treatment that came out. My genotype is 2. What are my options?

I'm 50yrs old. Hav had hep c for many yrs. No treatment yet. Heard about new treatment that came out. My genotype is 2. What are my options?

Coming soon: One of the best websites to follow breaking news on hepatitis c drug development is natap.Org. You will see that we expect a regimen that is two different pills taken for 12 weeks to be approved by the end of this year for genotype 2 hcv. Anything can happen in drug development but watch for gilead filing their drug application with fda and conference news. ...Read more

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What can I get assistance with purchasing aldara? I have hpv, diagnosed by a free clinic. I was told the treatment is a drug called aldara. In checking, i found that it is extremely expensive. I am unemployed and cannot afford the drug. Are there any

What can I get assistance with purchasing aldara? I have hpv, diagnosed by a free clinic.  I was told the treatment is a drug called aldara.  In checking, i found that it is extremely expensive.  I am unemployed and cannot afford the drug.  Are there any

Most : Most states usually have a program for family planning/std's, and medications like Aldara (imiquimod) and cryotherapy (freezing of the warts) are usually covered. The free clinic should be able to direct you to a clinic that offers such programs. If not contact the drug company that makes aldara, (imiquimod) they might have a patient assistance program that would allow you to get the medication for free or at a discounted price. Good luck. ...Read more

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I m patient of aczema can u please treat it?? because my treatment is going on since 10 years but there is no positive result

I m patient of aczema can u please treat it?? because my treatment is going on since 10 years but there is no positive result

Yes: We will do our best. Probably you have been using creams ointments etc which are just symptomatic treatments. To learn how we propose to treat the cause visit us on www.ehacstl.com. Since you live in Pakistan you may want to contact dr shahid Abbas in Islamabad. He has been trained under me and is a good friend of mine ...Read more

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I've had a diagnosis for rcc however I do not want surgery which i a told is my best option, is there any other treatments out there for rcc?

I've had a diagnosis for rcc however I do not want surgery which i a told is my best option, is there any other treatments out there for rcc?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is it possible for Thrush to remain unnoticed for 9 months. today I've been told I have a very mild case of thrush? I have no symptoms. I am diabetic

Is it possible for Thrush to remain unnoticed for 9 months. today I've been told I have a very mild case of thrush? I have no symptoms. I am diabetic

Not usually: Being diabetic, you are at an increased risk of thrush, as yeast like organisms thrive in a sugary environment. It would be unlikely to have thrush for 9 months without noticing any symptoms. Be sure your diabetes is under control and get the thrush treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with inactive hep c and my doctor told me that I have to live with it and it can not be cured. Is this a for sure thing?

I was diagnosed with inactive hep c and my doctor told me that I have to live with it and it can not be cured. Is this a for sure thing?

Drugs Hepatitis C: The New Standard in Hepatitis C Treatment In 2013 and 2014, the FDA approved three new drugs: 1.Simeprevir (Olysio) 2.Sofosbuvir (Sovaldi),3 Ledipasvir-sofosbuvir (Harvoni) Combining telaprevir or boceprevir with interferon and ribavirin pushed success rates as high as 70%. But the drug combination still wasn't ideal. "Adding that third drug increased the side effects Sofosbuvir comes in an easy once-a-day pill. It takes as few as 12 weeks to work ...Read more

Dr. Camilla Graham
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Hepatitis C (Definition)

An infection caused by the hepatitis C virus that attacks the liver and ...Read more