Living with HIV and Hepatitis C Co-infection

 

Will you be sicker because you have HIV and hepatitis C?

If left untreated, co-infection is a more serious health issue than having only HIV or hepatitis C.

In general, co-infection can make the effects of hepatitis C worse.

Liver injury can happen more quickly and can be worse in a person who is co-infected with HIV, especially if someone has been HIV positive for many years or has a low CD4 count.