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    Coinfection Hep C and HIV Side Effects
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    An_249270 posted:
    I have been coinfected from a blood transfusion 20 - 25 years ago. Positive both HIV and Hep C. Recently my Hep C now shows negative virus but positive antibody. This is without going on antiretroviral drugs. I have cirrosis of the liver but for the most part stable. The numerous side effects over the past couple of years (headaches, fatigue, brain fog, etc.) continue even though I am now showing negative Hep C virus. MELD has been somewhat consistent at 12 - 15 for years. Are these side effects still to be expected with the virus report change? Frustrating since my body seems to want to fight both conditions but I just can't feel good. Any insight, information is greatly appreciated!
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    oldtiff47 responded:
    OH MY I ADMIRE YOU SO ....SINCE CO-INFECTED BEST TO ASK ALL YOUR MD'S WHAT THEY THINK...
    YOUR MELD SCORE IS UP THERE AND I AM SURE THAT HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH....

    KEEP US POSTED AS TO WHAT THE MD'S SAY..

    TIFF
    DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!


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