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Hi, I have not been here much lately, for that I apologize. After a summer of pain, paralyzed leg, I had surgery the last day of Aug 2015. I had same surgery Dec 24th 2013 Three weeks after my latest surgery. I thought my husband was ...
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I want everybody to try to be honest with themselves, with this one: when you find out a person has Hep C, which one of these type of thoughts first comes to mind:
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This is very private. I got seperated and divorced about 5 years ago and my ex wife has Hepatitis C. When she walked out she was hanging around a guy who had it already. She claims that when she was a nurse many years prior that sh...
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Hi All, I've just been for my annual hepC checkup. I learned that although Sovaldi is now licensed in the UK where I live, my wonderful doc only has the funding to treat the first 100 patients this year. They will be those nearest t...
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Well now I have the old format. What do you have? What's the outcome?
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According to New York Daily News a friend of Davids said he had liver cancer. David Bowie died of liver cancer, friend and collaborator says BY JACQUELINE CUTLER NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, January 11, 2016, 11:28 AM David Bowie...
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after 2 years plus, I recieved a letter from social security for medical SSI. I have an attorney at this point but I wonder if anyone knows if this is a sign I will also be approved for my SSDI? I really have no clue if this is the rig...
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mmm... just like candy, except hardly
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This is the only place I can reveal my feeling that the interferon and Riba for a year and a half was akin to a chemical lobotomy with an SVR on the side. My God, what a price to pay. I have failed at finding my cured self and can't re...
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I will be sporadic on the Forum for a while. My husband was diagnosed with cancer (Esophagus base by stomach) kFriday. He has been referred to Mayo and we are in the process of driving back and forth every day, for tests, etc., prior t...
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So sad to hear of her death, she had Hepatitis C. If anyone ever questions whether or not to treat, here is an example why you should. She was only 65, had many complications from HepC, official cause in news was congestive heart failure.
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I've been having this problem for months now!!!!! I can't take a full breath of fresh air. Feels as if I have to yawn to feel a sense of relief. Doc currently has me on ativan and a heart beta blocker for palpitations which also help me ...
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This time of year reminds us to focus on what we have to be thankful for. I am grateful to be living life, healthy and free of hep C, a transplant survivor for over 6 years now. I'm grateful for the people in my life, who care and wh...
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Got this result from a blood test done on the 23rd. I haven't been able to reach my doctor since he's on vacation. It's slightly higher. The top line is 1600. My results are 1660. I did some reading on this and it does mention liver. As ...
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Reuters, April 1st, 2015 Doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona declared today that they had developed a cure for Hepatitis C that is just one pill, taken just once that would eliminate the need for costly regimens like tho...
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Been through 2 treatments before and still have Chronic Hep C. Want to try new hep drugs.
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SVR! SVR! SVR! SVR! SVR!!!!!!!!!! YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;-)
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It's been a while since I've here and have been cured of Hep C. All blood work always comes back perfect. Dec. 2nd will be two years post transplant. I still see familiar names here and if you haven't been cured yet I have great hope you...
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My doc at a "nonprofit" insurance company (that made a lot of money after ACA got up and running), refuses to believe that there are any side effects caused by treatment for Hep C. My doc has refused to extend my disability benefits and ...
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