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After Being Cured…Can Hep C Return?

After Being Cured…Can Hep C Return?

Treatment regimes for Hepatitis C have been steadily improving, leaving a growing number of people with a well-earned, congratulatory status of beating the virus. Instead of ‘beating the virus,’ some health professionals use the word cure to describe successful Hepatitis C treatment. Regardless of what you call this coveted achievement, those who have been cured of Hepatitis C are often dubious of its permanence.

The benchmark of Hepatitis C treatment, a sustained virologic response (SVR) is as close as we can get to a cure for this disease. SVR is declared if the person’s viral load is non-detectable six months after administration of the last dose of Hepatitis C medication.

Read more from Nicole Cutler L.Ac. here hepatitiscentral.com/mt/arc...