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stages of hep c
how many stages of hep c are there is it graded different from country to country i have read on this forum stage 4 is real bad i dont hear any body talk about stage 5 or 6 in my country its graded 1 to 6 at stage 3 myself so would be helpful to know how to grade myself wit other people on this forum
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Hi damosaab the uk stages liver fibrosis on the ishak scale which runs 0-6, stages 5 and 6 of which are classed as cirrhosis, I think the us. uses metavir for grading not sure how it runs but cirrhosis occurs at a score of 4 I think.If youre at stage 3 youre not into a cirrhosis diagnosis yet.
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Good stuff from 22 hamilton above. This web page offers more in-depth info on this subject; and discusses the Ishak and Metavir scales. Be sure to bookmark the home page, it’s a great reference site:

http://www.janis7hepc.com/home8.htm

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thanks for your info and will check out that site bill this site hasbeen great help not much of a computer head so mostly just read but getting all the answers that way thanks
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