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... I've just returned from my E/N/T Spec after my 2nd visit to get rid of this growth in my left nostril. My GP said it appeared to be a polyp 2 wks ago; I had a polyp in that same nostril-same place in 96 & had it removed before I could have neck surgery. I don't recall much of what I was told at that time by my now-retired E/N/T except the biopsy was benign but this type of... (12 replies)
... the list goes on. This tx kills the bad cells but also kills the good cells, so you are prone to anything, everybody is different as to how they feel and their side effects. ... (12 replies)
... I'd like to share with you my experience with regards to pain associated with the virus vs. the pain from the Interferon shots. ... (6 replies)

... Overall, I'd have to say this time around I am coping well enough with the side effects of the Interferon and feel very optomistic that I will be able to return to work in the next couple of months, if all goes as well as it has. ... (6 replies)
... hese drugs. I sort of feel all drugs should be avoided where possible. But the reality is that some drugs do make life more bearable for some people who have had interferon complications from hepC. Embrel may to be one of those drugs. ... (12 replies)
... ut a treatment for thrombocytopenia, the anemia drugs used with the current therapies to counter their effects. Those drugs are currently an injectable, like the interferon itself. ... (12 replies)
... Just got back from Hep dr appt–got car sick on the way home… really feeling BAD today; had diarrhea all afternoon & evening last night, finally got it in control around 11:00p but still could not sleep cause of aching pain & low grade fever. Took non-narcotic Tramadol with 2 Tylenol (as Hep dr has prescribed): did absolutely no good whatsoever… so I took Vicodan around 2:30a,... (12 replies)
... Are u telling me not to use Interferon because it has many side effects or it has other reasons? ... (2 replies)
... to get me on it. I was told about some side effects, but only briefly. It seems like there was a lot less information available then. I also didn't have computer access so my resources were limited. ... (22 replies)
... Granted I still have a hard time coping with the side effects of the Pegasus, but it sure makes it easier to cope KNOWING it is killing the virus. ... (3 replies)
... he fully support any side effects? ... (9 replies)
... My husband is on tx right now and had some weird hard thing in his nose for like 2 months. It finally went away but I wonder if it was the same thing and caused from the tx. (12 replies)
... ? Would that be VX-950 ? Will it be used alone ? or in combination with Peg or both ? (12 replies)
... Great for you, Marla. You've certainly paid your dues. It is gratifying to think that it was not for nothing. I didn't pray for you (I guess I was one of the eleven people who didn't get the email), but I'll send you my best, most hearfelt good feelings right now, as I write this. Thanks for letting us know your good news. sean (12 replies)
... It hasn't got a name yet (just a number) and the expected date for an FDA filing is 2006. \ thanbey (12 replies)
... Linda, For those who are considering treatment, there is also a new drug coming soon that is an ORAL thrombocytopenia drug. Currently those drugs are injection only. ? What's the name of it ? any idea how far away ? (12 replies)
... Don't give up all of you. Idid 48 weeks of combo tx alone. My only child was in Iraq. I wanted to give up so many times and I also had all the sides of a cancer patient. The tx is consideres cheomtherapy. I finished tx May 2004 and as of May 2005 I am still negative. I am truly grateful I didn't stop halfway. One thing I was I couldn't see myself starting all over again. I... (12 replies)
... Dearest Linda, I did not mean to ignore your heartfelt response - thank you so much for sharing your situation with me. I REALLY mean it when I say I am truly sorry for all your pain and suffering. There is no way for us to know how we are going to fair when beginning this treatment; and, even though we hope for the best, sometimes things go wrong and we are left with more... (12 replies)

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