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I still itch after finishing all my pills for 8 weeks

Why would l still be itching after l completed my 8 weeks of pills ? It's been 3 months now and still breaking out. My doctor said it's gone but still breaking out and itching 😫

  1. Hi . Welcome to the community! I am glad you found us. Itching during treatment is not uncommon. If it is unbearable, doctors sometimes discontinue treatment and then start again when the rash or itching subsizes. However, it is unusual for it to continue so long after treatment ends. We are not medical experts, but I do know that itching, or pruritis, can also be symptomatic of advanced liver disease and that Mavyret can also reactivate Hep B if you have ever had it. Have you ever had Hep B that you know of? Has your doctor done a liver scan or other liver tests since the end of your treatment? Pruritis can also be caused by other health conditions that might have been triggered by the stress on your body from treatment. If your liver is fine and the itching continues, it might be wise to see a dermatologist to be evaluated for such conditions as psoriasis and eczema. I hope this helps and that you finally get some relief. Keep me updated if you don't mind. I will be thinking of you. - Lori (Team Member)

    1. Hi . It has been a while since you posted this. I am wondering whether the itching ever resolved. Wishing you a wonderful New Year! - Lori (Team Member)

      1. , thank you for checking up on me. I went to do a liver scan and done more blood work and everything turned out good. My itching finally stopped thank God.

      2. Thank goodness! I am so glad you hear that. Sending the best of all wishes your way. - Lori (Team Member)

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