Thanks for answering. Cirrhosis is a new thing for me. I got really sick - fast. Didn't work for a month getting the fluid down. Even now I only work about 20 hrs because I get tired and if I push myself I pay later. I have 2 drs and I think that one of them was lying to me - softpedeling the issue - saying things like " Way down the road from years, years from now you might want to look into a transplant." But you don't need that now. But I have done a lot of research and stage 4 and ascites with cirrhosis seems pretty serious to me. Nowhere have I read anything remotely close to that. Take your time, you have lots of time before it's serious. I don't think I'll be seeing her anymore.
How hard and how long did it take for you to get a transplant? Is it even possible with no insurance because I sure couldn't pay for it. Do you think I should get on a transplant list because it could take a long time?
How long has it been since your transplant? How do you feel now? I know that in all likelihood the new liver gets infected, too. Has that happened to you yet?
How long did you have Hep C before it became cirrshosis and then how long to ascities. I've it 35 years. I've read it takes normally about 10 years for cirrhosis and 10 to ascites but I know everyone is different.
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