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y'all lot's of us do not know the "lingo" here. can you guys post a dictionary of hep c/liver/TX lingo for us newbies?
thanks!!!
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Bottom right page under most viewed health pages - Common Hepatitis C Acronyms.

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Oh wow, I had that same question.  Thanks paen53, I never noticed that page!  The abbreviations I have seen the most, in the threads I have read:

svr -- sustained virologic response: closest thing to a cure for Hep C; continues undetected 6 months after treatment
tx -- treatment
sx -- symptoms/side effects
riba -- ribavirin
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Thank you!  Never noticed it have just learned  by reading though, when Vx950 changed to Tela and then to DAA I was lost
Thank you!  :)
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good work crew!!
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OOOOhh, thank you so much, I have never seen that health page at the bottom. This helped alot!!
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