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Feb 3, 2005
... As I understand it, Amy, the Fibrosure is quite accurate at the high end (cirrhosis) and the low end (grade 0-1) but there is trouble with accuracy in between. That is pretty much all I know about Fibrosure. I hope it helps, thanbey (1 replies)
... Here is what it said was out of range on my Fibrosure test the liver biopsy alternative as well as the rest of my lab work. ... (4 replies)
Feb 3, 2005
... I have not had a biopsy, but my Dr. ordered the fibrosure test for me which came back showing I am between stages 1 and 2, actually closer to one. ... (1 replies)

Fibrosure Test
Aug 27, 2006
... Hi book, almost no drs. are familiar with it, so it necessarilly is a difficult thing to get them to do. there is some supportive research that it is useful in the same way that a biopsy is--giving infor on actual liver condition/damage. As i'm sure you know the usual hep-related blood tests, the 'liver panel' (ast, etc.) does not reliably predict fibrosis or other... (1 replies)
Aug 25, 2004
... How did your Fibrosure results turn out? ... (2 replies)
... so, it's a matter of choice. more so now since just in the last year the fibrosure and actitest chemical markers have been developed to approximate what a biopsy can tell you. ... (13 replies)
... How do, DLMD? Here's my completely unqualified, unprofessional, and sincerely ignorant reading of your info: The liver condition indicated here is kind of benign (comparatively speaking, of course--we'd all rather everything was 'normal'), but you probably already realize that. The prothrombin time relates to a common result of hep or other liver problems, namely that... (13 replies)
Really scared!!!
Aug 31, 2007
... He did the blood tests and I also asked for a Fibrosure test before having a liver biopsy. I found out the results yesterday and they floored me. Fibrosure results were . ... (0 replies)
To: THanbey
Feb 22, 2005
... I told him about the Fibrosure test and he said it wasn't a very good indicator for fibrosis, even with the prior biopsy and LFTs. ... (5 replies)
... As far as the Hep A&B vaccine it depends on who you talk to as to there importance but I think common sense would tell anyone that you don't want to get A or B on top of the Hep C. I had to push my doctor to get them. Think about it ? what does the doctor get out of it ? He / She only gets an office call & has to order the vaccine & it likely ticks off the insurance company... (9 replies)
... Alice very well said & I agree with you 100 %. There are people that need to treat & do it now & that it is there only hope & I feel deeply for those people & admire their courage & strength. But that does not apply to everyone & you are right it would seem that most doctors are assembly line about the way they treat. I have been to 3 & everyone of them was the the same you... (5 replies)
Jul 10, 2011
... hi yes drink beets juice and red liquid product also protein, and then rest a lot. but use Milk Thistle in liquid form and Alpha Lipoic Acid. and get the book for the =guy that started this herbs. you,ll find it it all over the web site. OK GOD BLESS :angel: (1 replies)
... Thanks.I am taking Milk Thistle in liquid form and Alpha Lipoic Acid.I go for another Fibrosure test in November. ... (10 replies)
Jul 3, 2011
... e had lots of transfusions.So far I don't have many symptoms,fatigue,muscle and joint pain and depression.I am seeing a Hepatologist.He diagnosed me by doing the Fibrosure test.Has any of you all out there had that? ... (1 replies)
... ups! did not notice that i am replying to a posting from 2004.... (4 replies)
... hi doctorsletmedown "I am not sure what INR is this is what it says:" well, the INR should be around 1.0, say between 0.9 and 1.2, the higher it gets, the more reduced the blood clotting. the reduction in blood clotting may come from medicaments (like aspirin) or from impaired liver function. But as i say, 1.2 is usually in the "healthy people" range in most labs. ... (4 replies)
... Sean - I read the "report" from Docs and wondered if you could give me your "nonprofessional opinion" on my results. What does "non-supportive destructive colongitis/bridging fibrosis stage 3" mean - in your 'nonprofessional opinion'?? -:) Geri (4 replies)
... so, it's a matter of choice. more so now since just in the last year the fibrosure and actitest chemical markers have been developed to approximate what a biopsy can tell you. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Kim, I think a biopsy is valuable. It is also of some (small) risk, and sometimes people have bad reactions (I've had two, and after the first one, I went into a little bit of shock, which neither the docs nor I was ready for nor recognized for a day or more, since bad reactions are spozed to be so rare. On the other hand, i found the info gained valuable enough to... (1 replies)
Fibrosure Test
Aug 25, 2006
... Has anyone had a problem with getting a doctor to do this to check for cirrhosis instead of a liver biopsy? Does anyone know if this is as good a test as a biopsy? Any replies will be appreciated.... thanks.... (1 replies)

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