About Me: Female, 59, New Zealand, member since Jan 2013
Hep C genotype 1b, il28b C/T.
Known since March 2012
after partner a
[More]dmitted to hospital with gastro pain and yellow skin.
Partner had acute hep C and cleared by himself.
Doctors suggested I get tested too.
I have probably had it for 30 odd years!
On Triple Therapy with Incivek since Jan 25, 2013
Best Answers: 1
One year post EOT - pretty much back to normal - still have swollen fingers/feet, dry eyes/mouth/skin, forgetfulness. Just a mild inconvenience now. My body has changed because of the tx.
feeling incredibly amazingly good. No Complaints Anywhere on my body today.
post EOT 24week Viral Load test UNDETECTED. Hallelujah!!!
"It took me many months to get my hmg back to normal.
During tx it went right down to 86 and stayed around there for the whole course.
Hmg and everything else is back to normal now but it took much over a year for my neutrophils to get ..."
Hi! I am 4 years post treatment. I think about everyone from time to time and wonder how you are doing. I still have hip pain & stiffness frequent & sporadic joint pains & feet neuropathy. Otherwise I feel pretty good & am loving life..
I wonder about the triple therapy being a catalyst for other new symptoms I have developed.
I just believe the damage done by therapy cellular, has long term predisposition to other health issues... But I am still SVR and for that I am thankful! I hope you are doing good as well!
Thanks for your message. Wow, you are in the glide path and looks like you're going to be pronouced as 'cured'. Hang in there during this wait. I only have 400 and 600 mg pills ... don't know if he'd prescribe a new dose?
You deserve a big bear hug! I know you aren't finished yet but you can stick out your tongue and taste the finish line! I am so happy for you and can't wait to hear you swallowed that last pill! Will save the big congrats for SVR which will not be far behind. Linda
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