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Does anyone have input on viral load?

I was diagnosed about 2 years ago. Was a total shock. I have been denied treatment 3 times thru my insurance. I recently had another viral load done and it was 1620000. I was wondering if anyone could tell me what this means. I have a terrible GI doc that doesn’t explain anything, I’ve tried Google but can’t find what I’m looking for. Any input would be appreciated.

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  • Davoe
    10 months ago

    Hi. My VL has recentley increased dramatically mth after having 2018 flu vaccine.thanks

  • Randy moderator
    11 months ago

    Slweans1025… oops tiny typing that number is 877-435-7443… yeah! (Randy, Community Moderator)

  • Randy moderator
    11 months ago

    Hey Slweans1025! Viral load is really just an indicator of confirmation that you have chronic Hep C. The higher the number does not have anything to do with damage to your liver… so breathe. I’m wondering, however, if you need some assistance with those denial letters and navigation to care. Please give a toll free call to help4hep at 977-435-7443 and the folks there can give you/send you loads of information and also try to help you connect with folks who are amazing with denial/appeal letters and advice! Please try not to get over frustrated (ha) and DO CALL, ok friend? (Randy, Community Moderator)

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