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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a question, I have a friend who has hemophelia and he got HCV from the factor 8 medication he is getting, is there any treatment for the HCV?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your friend's Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
Doctor :   Antiviral drugs such as interferon taken alone or in combination with ribavirin can be given
User :   29,male,software engineer, single, 6 feet, 170 pounds
Doctor :   the cost of treatment is very high. Treatment with interferon alone is effective in about 10% to 20% of patients.
User :   he tried some medication and it had side affects and he lost hair and itches his body, but it said that the medication works on 50% of people and did not work on him
User :   yes, he is in the stage between 1-2
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Dear User. Please close this browser and log in from another browser. Once you make the payment, you can chat with us online, the free trial is over
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