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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 29, 2013
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By Heyhinnnn
I was wondering if when i get the liver transplant will my inflated stomach go away or is that like never going to ha...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 29, 2013
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By mann234
My pt having hepC since almost 12yrs,received Tx with interferone and peg but relapsed unfortunately.Currently develo...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 23, 2013
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By jstaganzagrl
Our neighbor was diagnosed in '09 with hepatitis c , with little to no treatment with continued drug abuse.. tonigh...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 20, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 11, 2013
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By Bill200
Hi Doctor, has your center begun doing the Gilead trials for post OLT patients? Sofosbuvir/Ledipasvir Fixed-Dose Com...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 18, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Oct 27, 2013
Annab519Oct 26, 2013
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By Annab519
Dear Dr. Schiano, My 55 year old husband was diagnosed with Stage 4 Cirrhosis and Hep C in 2000. He completed a y...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 16, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 15, 2013
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By JusyMe
My husband is 7 years post transplant. He had numerous episodes with elevated ammonia levels and severe confusion bef...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 16, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 15, 2013
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By Upbeat
Once you get your 22 meld exception points and then have your tumor treated do you loose your exception points after ...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 16, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 14, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 13, 2013
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By greentrumpet570
I had a physical for a job, and my liver alt was high at 82. After a week with no alcohol or Tylenol it went up to 97...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 16, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 15, 2013
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By hp00
I found that I had HepC and moderate Cirrhosis by liver biopsy in 1995. After 3th attempt, finally no virus detected ...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 15, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 12, 2013
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By terminator02
I thought this was the closest related forum to post this question, I quit painkillers on 9/2013. I abused them th...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 14, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 13, 2013
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By p_bala
Dear Sir, I after almost 8months of itching finally a blockage in the anterior duct is detected along with the po...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 13, 2013
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By jewel12345
The doctor says my brother has MELD. His AST is 111 and ALT is 55. He is a recovering alcholic anbd overdosed on Tyle...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 12, 2013
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By rafi86
Hi dr Thomas First of all thanks for your great help, you replied me before, now my PCR is 500IUML, Hbsag quantat...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 11, 2013
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By Bill200
Hi Doctor, for your patients who have done triple therapy, one treatment is completed, how long do you wait before or...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 11, 2013
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By Upbeat
Should a person treat a 2cm tumor after getting on the transplant list with a 22 meld score? I have two doctors whos...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 08, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 07, 2013
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By rafi86
First of all thanks for your great help, you replied me before, now my PCR is 500IUML, Hbsag quantative 4829 all test...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Nov 06, 2013
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By hbv
Can a hepatitis B patient use those sprays/creams contains 9.6% w/w (Lidocaine) ? If the person have normal liver enz...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Oct 29, 2013
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By teetee06
Hello, i need some help. i had a liver transplant 16 months ago. i had been doing fine until this past summer. i ...
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mikesimonOct 28, 2013
Thomas D Schiano, MD Oct 28, 2013
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By Upbeat
Can a donated liver with blood type A be used in a Person with type O blood? Can a donated liver with blood type ...
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Oct 26, 2013
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Thomas D Schiano, MD Oct 21, 2013
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By vandra50
Dear Dr.Thomas D Schiano! I'm need your help in making an important decision. I have hepatitis B with delta-age...
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