Q. What does it mean if I tested positive for hepatitis C?

Answered by
Dr. Noushif M
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Apr 16, 2018 and last reviewed on: May 24, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am hepatitis C positive with IgM + IgG of 14.2. This test was conducted five years ago. What is the significance of this? I have full medical test including LFT from two months back including sonography where things were normal. Do I need to worry about this? Does it require a treatment or the count is within limits?

Dr. Noushif M

General Surgery Medical Gastroenterology Surgical Gastroenterology
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

You need to get the hepatitis C quantitative assay (RNA level) done and need to get treatment depending upon that.

There is no need to worry. Your other labs are fine (attachment removed to protect patient identity). But please be under the strict follow-up of a nearby gastro/ hepatologist. Regards.

For more information consult a medical gastroenterologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/medical-gastroenterologist

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