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Hepatitis C, liver transplantation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   this is my dad has got hepatitis c virus .whats the advanced medicine available
Doctor :   Ok
User :   how far is liver transplantation successful
Doctor :   Interferon alfa can be tried with some success
User :   ya he has taken it already
Doctor :   CAn you mention your father's age and any underlying problem that he has?
User :   he is feeling tired sometimes and he gets cough .is cough related to the disease.he is 54 now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For how long has he taken Interferon alfa?
User :   some doctors advice to save money for transplantation
User :   6 months i hope
User :   he took it before 2 yrs
Doctor :   Transplantation is always a good option
User :   how far that is successful
Doctor :   Our discussion about your problem may need more than 5 minutes.
Doctor :   Transplantation depends on whether the immune status matched donor is available or not
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