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... to start antiviral medicationsa sthe whole "dependant for life" issue really bothers me. Largely I feel I am young to start what is ultimately likely a lifelong treatment and also I have fears about future availabiity for whatever reasons leaving me with a blooming virus. ... (0 replies)
... that treatment has been stopped. I will see my new GI in 2 weeks ong with possible consult with a hepatologist. I am posting for any positive input any of you on this site may have. ... (1 replies)
... Interferon treatment about 1 year ago. His liver is in stage 2 fibrosis. We're not necessarily talking about transplant, it's just that his GI said there's nothing more he can do for my husband. ... (7 replies)

... from stage 0 which is no fibrosis to stage 4 which is chirosis. I have type 1 hep c, with stage 3 fibrosis. Type 1 is the hardest to treat, and treatment is usually one year. Treatment for types 2 and 3 are more effective and usually last for 6 months. ... (4 replies)
... Howdy Samwise- First welcome to the board, and glad to see that you kicked the smoking, good for you, you will see if you have HCV, its seems that we feel twice as good as those that quit and do not, stands to reason I guess. From My own research, I know that as we age we aquire natural scarring fibrosis, the new Pegasys treatment has been... (3 replies)
... e from Jenny Heathcote of University of Toronto, a well respected hepatologist. Some of the key points might interest you. I have no knowledge of Dr. Berksons's treatment other than what I have already posted above. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I have Hep -C and had it since 1981 and just found out about it 3 yrs ago.After two biopsy,s,the first one the Dr said I was in stage 1 Fibrosis,which is a "webbing of sort" that grows around the portals of your liver,then after waiting till I was starting to feel sharp pains in my rt side,had the next biopsy and was told I was in stage 2 Fibrosis and to start the pegasys... (2 replies)
... Hi, I have Hep -C and had it since 1981 and just found out about it 3 yrs ago.After two biopsy,s,the first one the Dr said I was in stage 1 Fibrosis,which is a "webbing of sort" that grows around the portals of your liver,then after waiting till I was starting to feel sharp pains in my rt side,had the next biopsy and was told I was in stage 2 Fibrosis and to start the pegasys... (2 replies)
... Just a few additional thoughts: I agree with is this real? that it is hard to know what the radiologist saw on your ultrasound. I have between stage 1 and stage 2 fibrosis, and they search like crazy at ultrasound time (i've had five or six) to see anything abnormal. sometimes they do, sometimes, no. so, what the heck are they seeing in you? In your place, I'd challenge... (14 replies)
... I haven't been on the Board for awhile....have genotype 2b, fibrosis level 1, female age 55. ... (3 replies)
... and have known about it for over 20 years...I have never had any sytems of hep C..I have always felt good and ate well...My biopsy showed stage 2 fibrosis...I am 3a genotype... ... (11 replies)
... The risks of residual problems after treatment may be higher in AA's than in whites, too. ... (4 replies)
Treatment?
May 26, 2005
... but could be easily persuaded if I WANT treatment and am less than 2. ... (10 replies)
... The treatment that your husband HAS had very likely improved the condition of his liverr and may even have reduced the fibrosis a bit. ... (7 replies)
... stage 2 of fibrosis. ... (6 replies)
... The usual recommendation for re-treatment is consensus interferon, or cifn, not peagsys despite pegasys's deservedly high respect as a med. Some are experimenting with triple therapy, adding either amantadine or zadaxin to peg/riba, and the results are not discouraging. But lord knows what clinical trial magic you or your doc would have to work to get into one of these tx... (3 replies)
... Having said that, let me turn to the study. ANY study that you participate in will not be a treatment for you, as an individual. There will be rigid rules that the doctors must follow so that the integrity of the study is not compromised. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed with genotype 1 chronic Hep C with stage 3 fibrosis about 2 years ago. ... (3 replies)
... i think every doc and patient gets a true RNA test now to be sure we are dealing with live, active hep viruses before venturing into treatment questions. the fact that you know your genotype tells me you have had this test. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks for your kind words....and yes, I am enjoying every minute...My last treatment was friday and felt yucky saturday, but its been wonderful since...I have most of my energy already back... ... (6 replies)




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