Hi, I am not sure why no answer, I will look at it but there others that could do a better job :) much better
p.s. you are not an idiot, you are just not a doctor and evidently your doc decided not to go over it with you. I had same experience
Hang in there
Your score= 3
0 = No
1 = Mild - presence of mononuclear aggregates in some portal tracts
2 = Moderate - mononuclear aggregates in all portal tracts
3 = Severe - large and dense mononuclear aggregates in all portal tracts
Your score= 2
0 = No or mild - less than one necroinflammatory focus per lobule
1 = Moderate - at least one necroinflammatory focus per lobule
2 = Severe - several necroinflammatory foci per lobule, or confluent or bridging necrosis
Your score= 1
0 = No
1 = Mild - focal alteration of the periportal plate in some portal tracts
2 = Moderate - diffuse alteration of the periportal plate in some tracts or focal lesions around all portal tracts
3 = Severe - diffuse alteration of the periportal plate in all portal tracts
METAVIR FIBROSIS SCORE
Your score= 4
F0 = Portal inflammation
F1 = Portal fibrosis without septa
F2 = Portal fibrosis with rare septa
F3 = Numerous septa without cirrhosis
F4 = Cirrhosis
As Dee stated you certainly are not an idiot. This stuff is difficult for many of us since we are not doctors. From my understanding is that your liver has now reached a cirrhotic state so you will need to discuss the symptoms with your gastroenterologist or hepatologist to help stage the cirrhosis. Diet, cardio-vascular exercise, avoiding medications that metabolize in the liver and alcohol abstinence would be some good topics to discuss with your doctor. In many cases vitamin supplements are also recommended. There are also some other threads here in the group that eleborate further on these topics, please feel welcome to take a look around.
Concerning treatment for Hep C I can't really advise. My cirrhosis is due to alcoholism. None-the-less cirrhosis is cirrhosis and many of the same rules apply. I hope in some way this helps you out, take care.
my bilirubin is 0.3, my creat is 0.93 but I don't have a INR level. I quess I have to get that done. I thought my ptt was the INR but i quess not. I asked the docs secretary but she did not order the test last blood work.
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