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Can there be a natural cure for hepatitis c?

Can there be a natural cure for hepatitis c?

No: There is no and likely will never be a natural cure. Harvoni is a cure we already have ...Read more

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Dr. Camilla Graham
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Hepatitis C (Definition)

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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What is the latest cure for hepatitis c?

What is the latest cure for hepatitis c?

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 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 ?

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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Can there be a treatment or cure for hepatitis C that is affordable?

Yes: All the major pharmaceutical companies that make medications to cure hepatitis c have programs that will provide free medication if you meet income requirements. Talk to you doctor about these programs and how to pay for lab tests to make sure that you are responding and are not being hurt by the medications. ...Read more

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Is there a new cure for hepatitis C I got diagnosed 2 years ago I'm only 22? If so can I take depression medication with it and aniexty medication?

Many new meds: There are many new medications for hep C coming down the road but not all of them are approved for use yet and if they are, not in all populations. You should consult an adult infectious disease doctor or a hepatologist who will know more about the latest research as it pertains to your case. ...Read more

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Does hepatitis C have a cure?

Possibly: There are several treatments, but depending on the person and the strain of virus, not everyone is cured. ...Read more

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Can I be cured of hepatitis c?

Yes: Depending on the genotype, the cure rate can be over 90%. New medications make treatment easier and the results better. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis C really be cured?

Can hepatitis C really be cured?

Yes: yes there are medications available to cure it. they are not 100%, but newer meds are becoming available, with very high success rates ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
1,158 doctors shared insights

Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


Dr. Robert Rahimi
568 doctors shared insights

Hep C (Definition)

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