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... responder to the interferon treatment may see an increase in fibrosis progression within one to two years post treatment. This may or may not be the case for you. Enzymes are notoriously unreliable predictors. ... (2 replies)
... Liver biopsy is required for staging hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C, but it is an expensive procedure with occasional complications and poor patient acceptance. ... (7 replies)
... to fight high blood pressure. It makes me wonder if some of my ALT was due to fatty liver disease and the viral load was high also as a correlation? ... (0 replies)

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)
Results are in!
Jan 10, 2003
... I'm really pleased about the genotype. This is one of the easier genos to treat, right? ... (2 replies)
Jul 8, 2005
... Nodes are tissue of unknown origin. could be fat, could be scar tissue or something else. ... (10 replies)
... I take MT, ALA, Sel, Vit E. I have to also admit that I drink 3 to 4 beers about twice a week. ... (12 replies)
... had to have three needles at my biopcy was because every organ in my body instantly constricted as quick as the needle entering my body, resulting in not enough of a sample each time, my liver did a hell of a job trying to dodge that spear as it was shot into my body. ... (5 replies)
... Here is a an "ask the experts" response 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)
... I am having trouble making sense of the information in your posting. ... (5 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. ... (7 replies)
Jul 8, 2005
... Thanks Thanbey! I just spoke with my surgeon (who first saw my liver last year), and he corrected me. He did not see "nodes", but he saw adhesions on the liver, around gall bladder, and the stomach. He said it looked as if it had been inflamed at one time and then healed itself. I think I still want the biopsy, though I'm a little nervous what that entails. Tayah (10 replies)
Pegasys Question
Mar 2, 2004
... Well, there are many here more qualified to answer on the side effects of Pegasys than am I, but I can confirm your suspicion that it ain't "like water. ... (7 replies)
... Stage 4 fibrosis is the first stage of cirrhosis. There are stages of cirrhosis, too, so don't think this is end stage liver disease. Not by a long shot! ... (9 replies)
... provided a stunning glimpse into the future of HCV therapy and shook the foundation of the new 2002 NIH Consensus Statement on the Management of Hepatitis C. ... (1 replies)
Non responder
Jun 26, 2002
... or more than 30 years. I apparently also had hep b at some point, since i test pos. for those antibodies, too. Not a good combination,but considering what some of the friends I hung out with back then have had, one or two heps is small change. ... (9 replies)
... As far as i am concerned i was told i reached stage 3 plus fibrosis last week which is a pretty bad news given the fact stage 4 means first grade of cirrhosis. Hepatologist also told i could make my way down to lower stages but he made it clear i will have to take my VIREAD for at least four more years. ... (6 replies)
... I did go home a couple of hours early anytime I could. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, that stage 2 rating is more than likely for fibrosis. If I remember my staging you hit cirrhosis at a stage 4. I was a 3 with early signs of cirrhosis when I started and will probably ask for a new biopsy about 6 months after tx just to see what's what. ... (6 replies)
... Here are the strategies I have been recommending for preserving the health of your liver and improving your chances of never having liver disease due to hepatitisC. ... (10 replies)

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