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This cirrhotic has SVR'd
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This cirrhotic has SVR'd

Because of insurance and financial concerns I delayed my latest PCR until I was hovering around the 7 month post triple tx. mark. I received a voicemail from my P.A. today....I am clear...I post this more to educate than to celebrate. I was on the bottom rung of the stat ladder....I failed both mono and dual therapy (null responder) over the last 2 decades and have cirrhosis with varices and thrombocytopenia. Also my Incivek was discontinued at 10 weeks secondary to rash and anemia and my ribo was reduced at around 7 weeks secondary to anemia.....Relative to my time spent on therapy I feel terrific. I am more anabolic (building muscle when I work out) have less insomnia, and have stopped having nocturnal cramps...My best. d
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Wow!  I was soo looking forward to hearing this.  Congratulations you definitely deserved it!

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Major congrats to you!!!  And yes, time to celebrate, too.  You fought a very hard battle to attain SVR and you succeeded.  Kudos to you.  And so good to see that you're feeling terrific.  Hope you have continued good health.  
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Great , great news !
Congratulations , your battles are an inspiration for many to never give up !

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This is great news, Dennis. Congratulations on SVR!  I am very happy for you and it is great that you feel so good. I agree with Bali, "your battles are an inspiration for many to never give up ! "
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Fantastic news!!! So good to hear you're feeling well :-)
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Fanfreakentastic!!!
Way to go!

凸 (^_^)  凸

Hector
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A BIG CONGRATS !!!!!
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Dennis, this is the best news!!! Thank you so very much for sharing

Yo Yo Dennis!! Woo Hoo!!!

All the best to you my friend!!
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Thank you for posting this. Gives us (and me) great hope. Although I went UND week 4 on my study I have been obsessed with "Cirrhotic" and "SVR" rates lately. Congrats
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*´★¸¸.☆ Congratulations *´★¸¸.☆
This is really great news. I hope you continue to post and check in to let us now how you are recovering and getting your life back. Health and happiness as you continue to recover and move on to the next chapter of your life☺
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Congratulations and thank you for posting and giving us all hope. It's nice to hear that you're getting your strength back too.
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Congratulations!  Great news!
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This is great news.  So happy for you!
Advocate1955
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sweet!!!
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Yo Dee - so HAAAPPPY fer ya!!  This is the greatest news!!  Dennis please do stay in touch here -  and continue to lettuce know hi-U-R-doing!!
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wow...so happy for your news!!!  enjoy your hep c free future.  you really deserve it.  belle
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Congrats on the SVR :)

Enjoy your hep c free life !!!!!
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dennis this is great news!!!! good for you.....all that crappy feeling was really worth it!...nice job.........billy
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That is fantastic news!
Congratulations!

Stay well.
Mike
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youdennis, this is music to my ears.  Let me ask you two things -- did you have the varies before you treated or did that happen during or after?  I am wondering about that because of the greater risk to decomp during treatment with cirrhosis.  Also I was wondering, with the thrombocytopenia, how low were your platelets to start, how low did they get during, and what are they now?

I am so delighted that you achieved SVR.  I know it was not an eazy journey (you did 48, right?)

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YO what GREAT NEWS - YAY YO!  :)
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Yay Dennis!!!  What great news, so glad to hear this!  Congratulations!
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what glorious news!  congratulations!!!
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  That is SO awesome!!  It broke my heart, when I saw the photos of you with your beautiful family,and I prayed hard for you,as I do for all of us on here. This  is the best news to hear :)
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Oh WOW! I'm happy happy for you. You had an uphill battle! And you made it! I hope you and your family are getting back to normal. Well, a new normal. xo Karen:)
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   Yeahhhhh!  So glad to hear this.  Glad you are feeling better too.
                                         -Libby
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Yahoo, what great news! This is definitely cause for celebration!
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