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Hello community I'm hoping you all can help me understand these test scores I received back from my dr I was tested earlier this month and he in turn sent me to a GI dr and these are the results I haven't talked to the dr yet these test ...
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Started Hep C genotype 3 with F score of 3.5 Feb 2, 16. My viral load went from 4.37 million to an "umdetectable " 15 in the first 4 weeks. I thought I would loose some of the 40 pounds I gained in water retention in the 14 months waitin...
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Has anyone experienced a problem with using Nioxin for the hair loss, causing skin irritation and redness and itching. I wash my hair in the sink when I use the Nioxin, so it's not affecting my whole body. However, it is affecting my s...
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So tonight I had a woman who says she has Hep A B and C, as her wrist was bleeding badly (I had Gloves on) but alot of her blood got on my open skin and even more on my uniform. So I'm just wondering whats the best way to wash my uniform...
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317787 tn?1460223707
Hi, I logged on last night to see DWBH's status that she was going in for surgery on Monday. Due to changes it is difficult to see what is happening on MH. I kept logging in and out so I could post this. I hope she is ok. I am praying...
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With SO many people becoming so heavily addicted to Oxy's they needed to come out with something stronger?! Now this, I just don't really understand - we all know pain but to make Fentanel pills?!!!! Holy God. Cephalon seeks ok for ...
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2059648 tn?1439770265
I have the worst cold I've had in ten years. That's what I get for shopping at Walmart last week.
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317787 tn?1460223707
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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444337 tn?1428077110
I'm sure many of you have noticed that Google has for a while been including sidebar information based on the search keywords. When you type "Hepatitis C," for example, you will see an illustration of a guy with tattoos, goatee, and look...
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17410257 tn?1457036084
I was just discovered I have HEP C and have not spoken to anyone!! Hubby wants to have SEX and Im scared!!! I dont want to tell to use a condom he is going to question that!! OMG!! Im soooooooooooooo lost right now!! NEW TO ALL THIS!!
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I thought I knew the screen name but it's not coming up; maybe I'm misspelling it. Is there any way to search for members alphabetically in the hep C forum? Thanks, kat
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My husband has had Hep C for probably 15-20 years, and also has cirrohsis. We found out 5 years ago. The doc tried interferon treatment 4.5 yrs ago, but his platelets plummeted so treatment was stopped. He was sent to liver transplant te...
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Finally! 35+ years of the dragon. 17 years of knowing he was dragging me down. 4 treatments later...cured. I am overwhelmed and having trouble processing this news I've been waiting for. My mind is on all those moments and experience...
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Has anyone else had side effects from harmonic and Norco?
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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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6708370 tn?1450863629
Dan Hicks was a local musician who died of liver cancer. Though a regular in the San Francisco, he was never a Big Time star. One of my faves is "How can I miss you if you won't go away?" Here's a tribute from NPR: http://www.npr.or...
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For a photo tribute, visit my profile page
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How long does Hep C last on surfaces outside the body? I've read wide conflicting statements with 16 hours to 4 days and 6 weeks. Which is it?
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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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I am 2 years post liver transplant. I was told by my former transplant doctor that long term use of Prograf can leaf to kidney failure. My current transplant doctor just reduced my dosage from 4 to 3 milligrams daily. However, a couple o...
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