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Having Low Energy. Detected With Hepatitis C. Can I Take Interfuron?

I have hep c with a viral load 248 million I have symptoms for the first time. My gasro. Doc is making me feel like Im crazy cant possibly be that bad. Is that a high viral load. I want to take interfuron and she wont do it. Claming I seem deppressed notdepressed feel like shit everyday, I cant work I barley have the energy to take care of my 6 year old son. Im 34 and know I cant keep living like this. Should I change my doctor or can I insist on the interfuron please help me thank you. I quit caffeen no soda no coffee lots of watar changed my diet and take vitamims reguarly Ihave been proactive on my own rex re-
Mon, 21 Apr 2014
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if you are not depressed and want to try it, it is possible to take it. As long as you don't have other medical issues (thyroid, heart problems).
There are new medications available for hepatitis C given together with interferon with a high cure rate.
in the next 1-2 years there will be a new medication, and this will be approved to be given without interferon
Hepatitis C should not cause symptoms, unless your liver is swollen or very damaged.
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Having Low Energy. Detected With Hepatitis C. Can I Take Interfuron?

if you are not depressed and want to try it, it is possible to take it. As long as you don t have other medical issues (thyroid, heart problems). There are new medications available for hepatitis C given together with interferon with a high cure rate. in the next 1-2 years there will be a new medication, and this will be approved to be given without interferon Hepatitis C should not cause symptoms, unless your liver is swollen or very damaged.