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What Are Symptoms Of Last Stages Of Hep C
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
Hep C non reactive result, then indeterminate, then non-reactive. I have no symptoms but may have been exposed. Results from last week are negative. Do I have the virus?
Most likely negative: results are negative results, and indeterminate sandwiched between 2 negatives likely count as negative too. Experts recommend waiting beyond the 3 month period where immune latency should not be a factor in the diagnostic process. I would make sure I get another Hepatitis C core antibody beyond the 3 month period. ...Read more
My aunt have black spots appeared on face arm and legs, she have hep C ... Is her hep c at last stage or is it one of the hep c symptoms?
What to do if I have hep c, and I'm wondering if one symptom is rednnes in the armslike a webed type of look.?
Spider angiomas: ,,,are found in distribution of the superior vena cava-- face, neck, upper part of trunk, arms, on the backs of hands, fingers. Cause is failure of the sphincteric muscle surrounding a cutaneous arteriole that then dilates due to increased estrogen levels in blood as seen in pregnant women, those on birth control, & with significant liver disease. There are some wonderful cures for hep C now. ...Read more
When should i get tested possible for HIV and hep c next week?exposure was possible last tuesday it will be a week on this tuesday next tue will be2
HIV: Strongly recommend you see an expert on STDs and get yourself educated and tested appropriately. Both of these viruses can be tested for using PCR techniques which may be positive before the advent of antibodies which can also be tested for but which takes 10-14 days or more to develop. In addition to HIV and HepC you should be tested for several other STDs since it sounds as if you were exposed. ...Read more
Hep C indeterminate result before 6+ months, 2 negative result within 6 months, 1 indeterminate last week. Doc will not do pcr test. Do I Have hep c?
I say no: I'm sorry you can't get a definitive test. The old antibody assays gave many tests like this, and folks like you usually proved not to have the bug on board. Why not relax? You're not a significant danger to your friends, even possible romantic partners. I trust you're not sharing needles. I think Hep C will be easy to cure for almost anyone soon enough if you DO prove to have it. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am a 68yr old female with diabetics , hep c , liver damage. I have temperature every afternoon of 100.3 for 5 days no other symptom , any idecan?
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