About Me: Female, Brooklyn, NY, member since Oct 2011
Caregiver for my husband who was infected with the Hep C virus in 1979 from a blood transfusion. We learned he had ESLD, (Stage 4 Cirrhosis) in December, 2010. He tried triple treatment with Incivik for 5 weeks. Had to stop treatment due to severe anemia. Viral load re
[More]mained "unquantifiable" for 8 months. Had a liver transplant in June, 2012. Virus is now back... as is his cirrhosis. Started Sovaldi plus Ribavirin for 24 weeks on Feb. 13th, as he is Geno 1a and interferon ineligible. Finally completed treatment July 30th. Treatment
was very hard on him with numerous bouts of HE but he made it! Unfortunately, 4 week post treatment HCV RNA test shows he has relapsed.
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After a very tough seven months away caring for my husband after his Thanksgiving accident, I'm back! He started Harvoni on June 5th, and two weeks later his viral load was only 31. Amazing new drug!
After a very tough seven months away caring for my husband after his Thanksgiving accident, I'm back! He started Harvoni on June 5th, and two weeks later his vita load was only 31. Amazing new drug!
After a very tough seven months away caring for my husband after his Thanksgiving accident, I'm back!
Just a quick note to say hi!
Nan, We haven't heard from you in awhile and hope to know that you and your husband are OK. Think of you often and miss your Inspiring thoughts and messages. Wishing all is well.
Thinking about you, Nan, and your husband. I still have not started Harvoni yet but will in a few weeks. From all accounts, easier to deal with than previous treatments so hope to hear soon that your hubby will be joining me. Such wonderful news from those recently SVR
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