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I just read a reason entry on my medical records. "Hepatitis C. This was treated "curatively" with antiviral therapy." I think this is interesting term. I looked it up but it sounds more like an effort to cure something. I do now ...
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A friend has Cirrhosis. Her doctor put her on 12 week Harvoni treatment. However, I read this article: People with HCV genotype 1 or 4 who have compensated cirrhosis should take Harvoni without ribavirin for 24 weeks. People with...
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I just wanted to say hello to everyone who are remebering me.i finished Triple TX with Incivek almost 3 Years ago. Today i had my 6 Month check up and everthing looks fine,US normal,fibroscan came down from 10.5 to 6 over the last 2 yea...
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I know that there is big barriers for people to obtain treatment. Here is a link to treatment for a larger group of patients. http://abbviepaf.org/pdf/AbbVie_PAF_Primary_Care.pdf Everyone wants Harvoni…. but treatment can be obtai...
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If you've noticed blurry vision on Harvoni, here's a story. I noticed after a couple of weeks on Harvoni that my vision was so blurry I went to see an optometrist to have my eyes checked. He gave me a prescription. I spent $180 for a pai...
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Got a call form the transplant doctor. After 12 weeks post treatment, I am cured! Yes, those were the words of the doctor. If I would have relapsed he said, it would have been within the 12 weeks, but he's had no one relapse after 12 wee...
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Hi all. I have hep c and want to start dating again after divorce. However, I am fearful of rejections, especially the hurtful kind of rejections, if you know what I mean. Before I was married, a guy I dated yelled and called me names wh...
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I was pleased that someone pointed out that it should not be just for cirrhotics but for those with serious fibrosis as well. Still best to limit the group to focus on our specific issues I will set it up but what I heard people say t...
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Is hepc tag3 just another term for stage 3 as I'm sure nurse said hep c tag3 as (ag 1 and 3 commen and 12 types of hep c mine is 3 commen what this mean
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I am officially SVR 12 and cured! Really hard to take this all in but happy is an understatement of how I feel My best to all still fighting Lynn
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Every year on 28 July, WHO and partners mark World Hepatitis Day to increase awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes. This date honours the birthday of Nobel Laureate Professor Baruch Samuel Blumber...
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Still don't feel great but as far as labs go, I'm good until the final finish line in December
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I have Hep C Genotype 2 (diagnosed in 1993) with significant cirrhosis. I started my first treatment with Solvadi and Ribavirin April 2014 for 12 weeks and the virus went undetected within 4 weeks. I was elated! It was still undetecta...
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I can remember many years ago this place was super active. Now its down to a trickle. It shows that Hep C is about done as a health issue. I for one never imagined this playing out and seeing the death of hep c. Wising all SVR
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Had interesting meeting with several doctors regarding my liver transplant and the anti-rejection medicine. The liver doctor's assistant was up in arms when I asked if I could have a glass of wine occasionally. Underscore occasionally. S...
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I just read this in mg news headlines. My prescription drug coverage through my husband's work has been Cigna. Anybody have Anthem and if so, how willing are they to pay for Harvoni? Just curious...
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Is now legal in 50 state. Supreme Court overturns same-sex marriage ban.
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Wanted to drop by and say "hello community"!! I'm sure all you DRAGONSLAYERS are kicken some dragon butt!! I miss posting everyday like in the past but keeping busy actively working in the HepC community. Feeling pretty good these d...
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I have a dear female friend that's like a sister. She's had Hep C for over 20 years. She has scarring of the liver and is scheduled for a Varices test. I told her about the offer of free medicine (Harvoni) from Gilead, if she meets thei...
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Can ferritin level of 22 cause symptoms? If so what symptoms? When do the symptoms subside?
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