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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)
... I'd be interested in learning of the decision you make. ... (7 replies)
... showed mild fibrosis. In answer to your question, the 4 stages are inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis, cancer. ... (7 replies)

... just irritated at times. Think about it, it is your life you are dealing with. It is worth a try, I'm doing ok and others have completed the treatments. Each of you have to make your own decision. You have the final say! ... (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)
Questions for you
Aug 19, 2003
... dontpanic. Very good name. dontpanic. Liver enzymes are variable. Elevated enzymes don't create a diagnosis by themselves. ... (5 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)
... Karen thank you so much I already feel better. It really helps to have some support from people that are going thru it. I am also interested in the info onTaribavirin. I would love to keep in touch with you. I'm going to md on 9/13 to talk about starting tx. Good Luck. Please let me know how you make out (7 replies)
... Thanks for sharing that with me, Karen. Yes, I would like more info on this phase II study involving Taribavirin. I wish you luck in your Tx and would appreciate an update on your progress, from time to time a (7 replies)
... Hi Chuck I'm also a nurse I'm guessing I contacted it back in the 70's. Did'nt always use gloves or universal percautions also had a c-section in 1969 I'm not sure if they gave me bld then. I'll prob do the tx It would prob be irresponsible not to give myself a chance I keep tellin myself if I had the tx 11yrs ago I might not have cirrhosis now. (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)
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)
... This free trial involved more than 10,000 patients in 40 countries, and is open to a wide range of patients at various stages of the disease. ... (1 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)
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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)
... 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 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)
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)

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