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... I say have a biopsy done of your liver to see if there is any damage to it. This will give your doctor and you a much better picture of your liver's condition. ... (22 replies)
Pegasys Question
Mar 2, 2004
... reponders, but I assume no one would suggest this unless liver damage was advanced and the risk of any more liver illness was much higher than the risks of a lifetime on such strong medicine. ... (7 replies)
... that I have hep c. Was a stage 3 at that point, waiited 1.5 yrs then treated. ... (33 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)
... I am not a long term hepper...only had it for five to six years from iv drug use that ended five years ago. Have you thought about treatment being at a stage 2? ... (22 replies)
... Well, after 40 years my liver is at what is called Stage 2 where Stage 4 is cirrhosis. My health is good, I have a good diet, and I still have one or two drinks a week. ... (22 replies)
... I am stage 3 with a high viral count. ... (4 replies)
Hep C/ Kambucha
Jul 30, 2006
... My suggestion would be to get a second, quite independent, opinion right away. stage 3 0r 4 fibrosis with 'some' cirrhosis is definitely NOT too far gone for treatment. Pegasys in particular has shown real results in the research, with patients further along than this. ... (7 replies)
... there are a few different patterns to how your liver reacts. ... (1 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)
Test
Jan 27, 2003
... I dont know what stage of the virus I am in nor do I know how that is tested for. Does a biopsy show this? ... (2 replies)
... alled "mild" usually, 2 is often referred to as "moderate" fibrosis, 3 is called by some doctors I've read or heard as "significant," or even "progressing," and 4 is cirrhosis. ... (6 replies)
... This patient has chronic hepatitis C with mild inflammation and scarring on his liver biopsy. ... (7 replies)
... Asked him why I can't just hold off and then do another liver biopsy in a few years. If the damage has progressed, I do treatment. He pushed back, really questioning why I would not just try it. ... (9 replies)
... stage liver disease. ... (3 replies)
... No comment on the Alfa test, but liver cancer does not happen in the absence of cirrhosis. He should have known that. ... (26 replies)
... And, last, but not least.............hepatitis C, even at the stage 3 or 4 biopsy, is still a long way from liver failure or a transplant. ... (2 replies)
... Abstract 866. Hinrichsen and colleagues presented the results of the initial phase 1 study of BILN 2061 in 31 patients with HCV genotype 1 infection and minimal liver fibrosis. ... (1 replies)
Hep C/ Kambucha
Jul 23, 2006
... with some cirrhosis. His VA doctor told him his liver was too bad to start treatment and said that the only thing left would be a transplant a little way down the road. ... (7 replies)




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