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Dear Fellow Dragon Slayers—The Dragon is Dead!

I wanted to let you all know that I got "THE CALL" (earlier than they told me) from gastroenterology a few minutes ago, and my 12 week EOT HCV RNA QN test came back UNDETECTABLE! I am cured—no further follow-up needed (her exact words). They are not going to do a 24 week follow-up test.

I did the triple Tx Sovaldi/Interferon/Ribavirin for 12 weeks from Feb. 7 until May1. I was UND during the whole Tx, and at 4 weeks EOT. My Ribavirin dosage was 1,000 a day the first month, reduced to 600 the second month (after 2 days off, then 2 days at 200 after an ER visit) then up to 800 the third month.

I want to thank all of you who have been such a wonderful support for me through all of this—I don't know what I would have done without all of your cheering and knowledge. I will post a scan of the report after I pick it up tomorrow for you all to see.

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Avatar universal
Now you have to change your name :-))
I am hopefully right behind you
Had 12 week EOT SVR yesterday should know in a few days if it worked
Fingers crossed I will e danci with you in a few days
Xo ch
Avatar universal
This is wonderful news!!!!!!!!! Celebrate!!!!
So no 24 week? That is even better. My husband goes in for his 12 week on Aug 11. He has been doing great, energy back and is working on the "honey to do list"!!!!!! ;0
Avatar universal
You need a new handle!!!!!   Great news.  I am thrilled for you! Jo
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Congrats, you did it hepcfreesandi!  Yay!
Avatar universal
Congratulations!!!  Could not be better news!  

What a wonderful thing for you - and how inspiring for those of us who follow you!  Pat
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What an exciting day for you. Today should be a second birthday for you.. The birth of a new life without hepatitis.  So wonderful to hear... You made my day so much brighter.  Take good care of yourself.   Mary
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