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... In 2002 I was diagnosed with Hep C. I was in the first stage of liver disease. A liver biopsy was performed and confirmed the DX. I chose not to start any medication because 1. I felt great, 2. ... (7 replies)
... hose scary drugs, how much quality time do I have left, assuming I never take another drop of alcohol," I'm a former R.N. and my guess is I either contracted the disease while working in this capacity or while being transfused as a result of a traffic accident back in the 60's. ... (7 replies)
... id in my lungs, was on oxygen the whole time I was there and when the doctors would talk about the Cirrhosis they just shook thier head saying "29 years old with liver disease, usually seen only in 70 year old alcoholics". I was admitted for two and a half weeks the first time. ... (4 replies)

... showed mild fibrosis. In answer to your question, the 4 stages are inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis, cancer. ... (7 replies)
... Hi All, I just took my 16th shot yesterday, I'm Geno 1, 67 yrs. old, Fibrosis State 3. My side affects have been minimal, however, the last three weeks I have this itchy skin and red blotches that started. I just came from the doctor and he prescribed me some meds for this. I too was a bit uncertain about taking treatments due to side affects. I've been lucky thus far. I... (7 replies)
... response to tx. My liver is funtioning well at the present. Like you I have heard all the horror stories and I am terrified to go on tx. I see md on thurs so I have to decide what to do. ... (7 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)
HCV Treatment
Oct 17, 2002
... Fibrosis develops to a certain extent from a age in everyone. Disease also causes it and can make it worse or more progressive. Not in everyone, but in some people. ... (12 replies)
... s awareness of the potential for acetaminophen to cause liver damage or injury. ... (6 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)
... actually die of the disease itself. ... (18 replies)
Diabetes Link?
Nov 15, 2004
... There is a link between diabetes and a liver disesae known as "Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease" or was originally called "Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis" or NASH, but that was changed. ... (2 replies)
... Fibrosis and cirrhosis are the same process. It is a scale leading to cirrhosis and then there are stages of cirrhosis. ... (18 replies)
... Second, when the diagnosis is made at a stage 2 biopsy result, there are a lot of choices a person can make to prevent liver disease from progressing. None of these seemed to have been discussed with you and I'm sorry they weren't. ... (9 replies)
Need some answers
Jun 25, 2005
... hing you describe is fairly typical of what one would expect. The fact that she was able to treat indicates that her cirrhosis is not so advanced as to warrant a liver transplant. That is very good news. She is likely under the care of a specialist as well. Also good news. ... (1 replies)
... End stage liver disease and liver failure are not the same. ... (31 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)
... 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)
... hepatic osteodystrophy. But I am under the impression that it doesn't happen unless the liver was beyond the earliest stages of disease. That is, you are well advised to see a hepatologist and get a biopsy. ... (14 replies)
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