About Me: Female, Seattle, WA, member since Jul 2011
I am a 56 year old female. My husband failed his third treatment for Hep C, Genotype 1a, with triple therapy (Inc., Peg Interferon, and Ribavirin) in April, 2012 He was diagnosed in 2007 with Hep C, F1-2, and did SOC for 12 weeks. He was a partial responder and had t
[More]o discontinue. In 2010 liver biopsy results showed beginning Cirrhosis. He treated with daily Infergen injections and 1400 mg. Ribavirin daily for 12 weeks. Again, partial responder, had to discontinue. So disappointing. Began third treatment (triple therapy with Inc., Int., and Riba) on September 30, 2012, VL=78 at week 4, VL=UND at week 8, VL=UND at week 12, VL=<12 at week 18, VL = <12 at week 22, VL = 22 at week 24. Failed treatment, and treatment discontinued on 4/12/12. Routine labs, ultrasounds, and appointments with hepa every 6 months now. Most recently all labs and CT scan good, November 2012, next follow up is in May 2013. Hanging in there waiting for clinical trials or new treatment.
Bummer just read your post to Magnum. Well hoping soon he will get into treatment and get this done. Was thinking of you guys this week. Thinking of Cree also. You were a great friend to her. Hope Ruby's okay.
I am glad to hear you guys are okey. Got through my daughter's passing anniversary with God's help and friends and family. I heard that the effects of treatment can get still, more bothersome. well, what it is is what it is. Okey dokey, I will be back. Have a great day. Blue
Hi, just stopped by to say I am 11 days into treatment with sovaldi and ribvirin. so far I am okey. swellling has occured and headaches and stomach crap, and joint pain, but all in all I have had them all anyway. I am just sad about my daughter passing last year on september 30th. My other daughter is coming down to visit for thanksgiving. It will be very emotional and bittersweet. I am a bit fearful of the grief release I hope to expierence so I can get on with my life. I hope all is well. Please tell everyone else that I posted, I just dont remember how to post so all can see it at the same time. Say hello to the hubs. Blue
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