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... 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)
... You doc is right...I have asked the question to a couple of doc's at moderated forums about how long progression takes..and they don't know...All that they will say is that it takes 25 to 30 years to get to cirrhosis. ... (7 replies)
... enced some major discomfort in my abdominal area where the liver is located. Does this mean that the Hep C is no longer dormant and I am beginning to show signs of symptoms? ... (2 replies)

To EJ:
Feb 15, 2002
... Please don't take these comments as argumentative, but we almost all have "signs of fibrosis." this is not sufficient info to make your decision whether to treat or not. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I had acute which has a faster onset then chronic, though the stages should be basically the same. ... (5 replies)
... I'm well aware of what the end stages of liver failure of even liver cancer might possibly hold in store for me and it is scary. I'm not a fool. ... (26 replies)
-For info
Jul 8, 2002
... it cures only 20 percent of infected patients. The reason, according to new research, may be that HCV can mimic one of the molecular targets of interferon and may block its ability to kill viruses. ... (0 replies)
HCV Treatment
Oct 17, 2002
... Fibrosis is scarring of the liver. It is the residue of the liver's attempt to heal itself, much as skin does leaves a mark, or scar. While a wound will heal, the scarring remains. ... (12 replies)
... Hi. I have alot of questions. I've been trying to read through all of the past posts as to not repeat questions. I have HepC and went to see a doctor about high ANA results. ... (0 replies)
... a week. He took guess' bascially at what was wrong. I feel like he took me for a ride really. Anyways I was tired of going to hospital after hospital and being turned away. So I laid in misery not knowing what was wrong with me. In Jan 06 I turned yellow. ... (4 replies)
Liver Bx results
Oct 23, 2001
... Hi Jeannie. Your biopsy report is pretty good in the scheme of things. Fibrosis just means scarring. So cirrhosis is really fibrosis that has spread throughout the liver. ... (2 replies)
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... deed your doc said STAGE one, there is no rush to treat. Most hep c cases progress very slowly indeed, and there are rarely any symptoms to speak of, nor threat of liver disease until much later stages. ... (4 replies)
... eached that without medical intervention or a mirical by God you will go into complete liver failure. End Stage can last months years or even just days. A friend of mine her name was Kelly. She got sick out of the blue without warning. Within 2 weeks she was admited and evaluated for tranplant. ... (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)
Fibrosure
Feb 3, 2005
... As I understand it, Amy, the Fibrosure is quite accurate at the high end (cirrhosis) and the low end (grade 0-1) but there is trouble with accuracy in between. That is pretty much all I know about Fibrosure. I hope it helps, thanbey (1 replies)
... ading up on the disease it sounded like the right decision. I am glad I did because I really thought I was infected with the type 1a and was planning on the year of treatment. But then I find out that I have this other type. ... (10 replies)
... There are four stages to untreated HCV. ... (17 replies)
Diabetes Link?
Nov 15, 2004
... Finally, it depends on what type of liver disease you have. In your case, you have Hep C, so you don't have to worry about it. ... (2 replies)
To thanbey
Oct 20, 2002
... This is completely consistant with a study conducted in Ireland of women who contracted the disease over 20 years ago and have been followed closely. ... (4 replies)




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