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Week 1 results

I got my week 1 results:
(SOC...pegylated interferon and riba)

HCV:  8M to 41K
ALT:   203 to 77
AST:   170 to 57
WBC: 3.9 to 3.2
HGB: 15.0 to 14.1
PLT:  82 to 56

So, good news and some not so good news on the platelets. I guess we will cut back on the interferon next week (once I'm below 50 which no doubt I will be), and they seem to think it will stabilize. They were very positive, said they've seen this hundreds of times, expected it,  kept reminding me I was genotype 2, and said one way or another they were going to get "it".
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163305 tn?1333672171
Wonderful news ! You're off to a good start.
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Avatar m tn
A 2.3 log drop on SOC is a great result for one week.
.All looks good and plats have not dropped considerably ,however  being relatively low at baseline would be reasoning for keeping a close eye on them.

Hang in and hopfully UND. next PCR...
Will
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Avatar m tn
Very nice response so far. Looks like your well on your way. Good chance your platelets will become somewhat stable... Hang in there.
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1669790 tn?1333666195
Yes, nice response at one week.   As mentioned, maybe the platelets will stabilize so you don't have to do an interferon dose reduction.  Perhaps your team will take a wait and see approach.  Best of luck for a UND very soon and keep us posted.  
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2062453 tn?1350336542
Hi Faith. Congratulations! I'm not very familiar with typical Genotype 2 results after only a week, but this seems awesome for duel therapy!! Hang in there and slay this dragon!!! Cheers, GB
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2065676 tn?1331426040
OMG Faith. That is fabulous. Have been missing you. Great news.....Congratulations
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1995824 tn?1330382649
Looking good so far! Sounds like you have a great team!
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