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407029 tn?1253992623

hep c antibodies back

ive been SVR since 2008 ..my liver has become enlarged(i must confess i drink but i havent engauged in any bad behavior or anything ..my doc (hes new wwasnt my doc back then did a hep panel said i had antibodies 8.2...Im freaking out do i have hep c again and how
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Hi, If someone  ever has HCV the antibodies will always show on a blood test. Even if they are cured and SVR. Only way to see if you have an active virus is with a PCR test.
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6708370 tn?1471490210
No, probably not but why would you start drinking again when your liver has obviously sustained damage?
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I have been SVR since 2012 and as far as I was told you will always test positive for antibodies .......SVR ..... peg ,Riboviron and incivik
766573 tn?1365166466
As mentioned above you will always show the HCV antibody even if you cleared the virus.
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