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... Hi, I was diagnosed with end stage Hep C in mid 2006. Too sick to do the combo and on my way to see the Lord. Through the diligence and love of family, friends and doctors I hung on long enough to get a liver transplant. ... (16 replies)
... I've been looking since 1994, and haven't even found a doctor who has heard of anybody. I just was wanting to know how others have been dealing with the residual effects. ... (5 replies)
... Hi steele I wil do the same for your family as well Keep us posted Take care Ryebeach (16 replies)

... peg intron did good for your husband, I know what that's all about, did it for a year myself, but like your brother, was one of the unlucky ones, and it didn't take. but I think it did help slow the process of the cirroh. ... (16 replies)
... I am having trouble making sense of the information in your posting. ... (5 replies)
... ALT's and AST's go up and down.. lots of things can affect the enzyme levels, from foods to stress. your husband's enzymes are elevated, but not dangerously so. ... (9 replies)
Treatment?
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)
Treatment?
Jul 8, 2005
... Nodes are tissue of unknown origin. could be fat, could be scar tissue or something else. ... (10 replies)
... First of all, most people with hepatitis c die of something OTHER THAN the hepatitis C. That is a fact. ... (9 replies)
... When a biopsy comes back at stage 4 or higher, this is cirrhosis. Compensated cirrhosis is still a very manageable disease and there are stages of cirrhosis. ... (11 replies)
... End stage liver disease and liver failure are not the same. ... (31 replies)
I need help!!!
Apr 29, 2006
... I am brand new to this type of board so please bare with me here. Thanby, question for ya. How bad according to MRI's was your liver and what shape is it in now? ... (9 replies)
... stage four cirrhosis is exactly why he SHOULD be considered a candidate for transplant, or at least evaluated for it. ... (10 replies)
... is fibrosis going on to the early stages of cirrhosis. However not many of my readings refer that much to the grading part of the biopsy. ... (8 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)
... 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. The viral load is important, true, but the biopsy is really the best determining factor of the seriousness of your Hep C. ... (22 replies)
... Fluid retention in the abdominal cavity is a part of end stage liver disease when the liver is shutting down and the kidneys are in trouble. Often the patient turns a yellow colour. ... (31 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)
... and a daily pill of Ribovirin. Side effects can vary from mild to needing to go on disability. Said insurance will cover it. ... (9 replies)
... that I have hep c. Was a stage 3 at that point, waiited 1.5 yrs then treated. ... (33 replies)




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