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... In 2002 I was diagnosed with Hep C. I was in the first stage of liver disease. A liver biopsy was performed and confirmed the DX. I chose not to start any medication because 1. I felt great, 2. ... (7 replies)
... I'd be interested in learning of the decision you make. ... (7 replies)
... showed mild fibrosis. In answer to your question, the 4 stages are inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis, cancer. ... (7 replies)

... just irritated at times. Think about it, it is your life you are dealing with. It is worth a try, I'm doing ok and others have completed the treatments. Each of you have to make your own decision. You have the final say! ... (7 replies)
... response to tx. My liver is funtioning well at the present. Like you I have heard all the horror stories and I am terrified to go on tx. I see md on thurs so I have to decide what to do. ... (7 replies)
... Karen thank you so much I already feel better. It really helps to have some support from people that are going thru it. I am also interested in the info onTaribavirin. I would love to keep in touch with you. I'm going to md on 9/13 to talk about starting tx. Good Luck. Please let me know how you make out (7 replies)
... Thanks for sharing that with me, Karen. Yes, I would like more info on this phase II study involving Taribavirin. I wish you luck in your Tx and would appreciate an update on your progress, from time to time a (7 replies)
... Hi Chuck I'm also a nurse I'm guessing I contacted it back in the 70's. Did'nt always use gloves or universal percautions also had a c-section in 1969 I'm not sure if they gave me bld then. I'll prob do the tx It would prob be irresponsible not to give myself a chance I keep tellin myself if I had the tx 11yrs ago I might not have cirrhosis now. (7 replies)
... For the past 4 months or so I have experienced some major discomfort in my abdominal area where the liver is located. Does this mean that the Hep C is no longer dormant and I am beginning to show signs of symptoms? ... (2 replies)
... I am wondering if anyone has experienced the final stages of non-alcoholic cirrhosis secondary to Hep C- with a loved one, my husband of 35 years is considered end stage, non-transplantable or treatable at this point- his doctor has recommended palliative care vs. hospice as his lab values don't quite meet hospice eligibility yet. He is sleeping 75% of the day, yet ammonia... (0 replies)
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... deed your doc said STAGE one, there is no rush to treat. Most hep c cases progress very slowly indeed, and there are rarely any symptoms to speak of, nor threat of liver disease until much later stages. ... (4 replies)
... C, an expert in Hepatitis.. he says that Hepatitis patients should take no more than 2400 mg of Tylenol in a 24 hour period, Which seems like a lot to me. ... (6 replies)
... When a biopsy comes back at stage 4 or higher, this is cirrhosis. Compensated cirrhosis is still a very manageable disease and there are stages of cirrhosis. ... (11 replies)
... First of all, most people with hepatitis c die of something OTHER THAN the hepatitis C. That is a fact. ... (9 replies)
... End stage liver disease and liver failure are not the same. ... (31 replies)
... Fluid retention in the abdominal cavity is a part of end stage liver disease when the liver is shutting down and the kidneys are in trouble. Often the patient turns a yellow colour. ... (31 replies)
... It is now the standard of care to vaccinate against hepA and B. One liver disease is more than enough for anyone, and hepA has been been known to cause liver failure in combination with hepC. ... (7 replies)
... Hi DJ Steele Has your doctor ever mentioned milk thistle which is an herb to help with liver function My brother who had end stage chirosis from HepC and had been on it and myself for Lyme treatment antibiotics which can cause liver damage but I am doing well with that along with taking b-12 shots IV therapy antibiotics and several supplements My husband had HepC four... (16 replies)
To thanbey
Oct 20, 2002
... I am a 48 year old female, HepC Positive 20 plus years, genotype 1a, viral load 4,670,000 and last month my biopsy came back with 0 liver disease. The lab report didn't have any thing in detail such as stages, and it didn't say anything about portal hypertension. Nada, Zilch. ... (4 replies)




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