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... s came back negative. A few more tests were done and some appointments with one of the best gastroenterologist in Canada and the final diagnosis was that I have Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepitits. Apparently, this is a life long, hereditary disease and it is not curable. Basically, I have to just fix the problems as they arise. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks a lot for your reply. It's just too bad that the AI isn't the only thing wrong with me. ha ha ha It's just a good thing that I am a very positive person. Take care, Amanda (2 replies)
... Hi Amandalee, You have survived the first and largest obstacle in AI, the diagnosis. I am not certain whether many with AI come here, but living with Chronic Hepatitis has many similarities for anyone with a liver disease. Yours sound particularly aggressive, however. I hope they find away to manage the symptoms. Stick around anyway........welcome. (2 replies)

Mystic Pain
Aug 15, 2005
... I suggest a consult with a very sharp rheumatologist. One willing to explore the connects you have brought up. thanbey (1 replies)
Mystic Pain
Aug 10, 2005
... a number of min. afterward. I cannot rake leaves, lift a jug of water or bend over to pick something up without suffering greatly. I believe that HCV can cause autoimmune diseases and am wondering how my R.A. will behave during and after treatment. Has anyone out there experienced this kind of situation? ... (1 replies)
... It doesn't sound like your doctor knows, either. I don't know whether this is a real diagnosis or whether it is a discriptive term your doctor is using. Basically, it means that your liver is unhappy but no cause has been identified. If your doctor gave you only an antibody tests for those viruses, it could mean you are in an acute phase of a viral hepatitis. You would need... (3 replies)
... I started in January of 2002 with 40mg (8 5mg pills a day) of Prednisone for 2 weeks and then once a week take 1 pill away. It is now a year later and I am only taking 2 pills. The weight gain is such a minor side effect when you think about it. Yes the majority of my clothes don't fit any longer and I had to start wearing larges instead of mediums, but it is such a... (5 replies)
... Hey there. I am taking those same meds. I started taking 40mg a day of the prednisone and 50 mg of the other one (aka imuran). I don't think I can say anything about grief or loss, but I can say that if you wanted to gain any weight at all....prednisone is the drug you want. Just jokin. That is the one thing that I advise everyone is to keep positive. Laugh about it,... (5 replies)
Biopsy done
Dec 16, 2002
... I haven't gone for my biopsy yet, but I am going in January of 2003. I'm a little nervous, but my doctor said that it is pretty much painless. I will keep that in mind to just stay on liquids for that day though. Thanks for the info! ------------------ 7cm cyst on spleen Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepititis Epilepsy w/Temporal Lobe Seizures Kidney Infection mild... (10 replies)
Dark colored urine
Nov 25, 2002
... I don't have Hep A, B, or C, but I do have Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepititis. I also had the dark urine... ... (11 replies)

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