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Hepatitis C test
Apr 1, 2002
... o add my thoughts. My hubby has Hep C dx about three years ago, he has had it probably 20 to 30 years. He did everything wrong. He should have had a very damaged liver even without the hep, but instead he has the early stages of liver damage. My daughter and I were tested also. Mine came back negative, my daughter positive. ... (41 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)
Hepatitis C test
Apr 3, 2002
... alarmist about hep c, there is no doubt that getting another hep on top of it is bad news. very bad. so get those shots!! ... (41 replies)

... For the past 4 months or so I have experienced 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)
... 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)
... C, an expert in Hepatitis.. he says that Hepatitis patients should take no more than 2400 mg of Tylenol in a 24 hour period, Which seems like a lot to me. ... (6 replies)
... one being minor stage, 4 meaning trouble, as the liver has reached Cirrhosis, fibrosis is the stages of your liver being damaged. ... (12 replies)
... Fibrosis and cirrhosis are the same process. It is a scale leading to cirrhosis and then there are stages of cirrhosis. ... (18 replies)
... Hi Margo, good to hear from you again. I pulled this post forward from Thanbey. I think it can best answer some of your questions. ... (1 replies)
... Cirrhosis is a stage of scarring where it was once thought the scarring itself was totally irreversible. We know now that, in some instances, it may be reversable by Pegasys. ... (12 replies)
... If you have hep c AND you have elevated iron levels, this combination is especially likely to lead to liver damage, yes. For this reason, everybody who tests pos. for hep c usually gets iron levels checked, too. ... (12 replies)
To thanbey
Oct 19, 2002
... I am a 48 year old female, HepC Positive 20 plus years, genotype 1a, viral load 4,670,000 and last month my biopsy came back with 0 liver disease. The lab report didn't have any thing in detail such as stages, and it didn't say anything about portal hypertension. Nada, Zilch. ... (4 replies)
... It is 6 hours away from me so I will drive to my sisters in ct then go NYC from there sincxe it wipes me out totally to do that distance . before all of this with me I could do anything and go the distance . ... (17 replies)
... I don't post much here so I am trying to get the hang of this, bear with me. My Drs. ... (17 replies)
... and can present with the same symptoms as any other hepatitis, including the viral hepatitises. It can also result in cirrhosis, which simply means scarring of the liver, and liver failure if it progresses. ... (1 replies)
... What I tell people is that most people do not die of hepatitis C. The vast majority of patients die of causes other than hepatitis C after a long life. ... (18 replies)
... First of all, most people with hepatitis c die of something OTHER THAN the hepatitis C. That is a fact. ... (9 replies)
... d a new treatment for hepatitis C last night, the final tool in a battle kit doctors have been assembling for years to combat an ailment that threatens the lives of 2.7 million Americans. ... (3 replies)
... If your tests so far show little or no liver damage, there is probably NO reason to worry. not for now, anyway, and with any luck at all, not for a long time. ... (17 replies)
... Hi DJ Steele Has your doctor ever mentioned milk thistle which is an herb to help with liver function My brother who had end stage chirosis from HepC and had been on it and myself for Lyme treatment antibiotics which can cause liver damage but I am doing well with that along with taking b-12 shots IV therapy antibiotics and several supplements My husband had HepC four... (16 replies)

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