Avatar universal


looking for support in ontario...canada
4 Responses
Avatar universal
Are you currently living with Hep C - most people on this bored are very helpful and supportive
Avatar universal
yes  am...diagnosed about 6 mths ago....and I do know pple are very helpful I have gotten a lot of good advice..this is not my first post...was just trying to connect with pple closer to home...thanks for responding
Avatar universal
I am not sure what liver clinic you are going to - but my partner sees Dr Heathocote at Toronto Western,  Sherman at Toronto general is also quite good  Have you had any treatment - it is dovered by the ODB program in Ontario
372366 tn?1284403873
I'm from the gta area, and now live out in the sticks. Hep was diagnosed a few years back after years of symptoms, no energy, pain in joints ,swellin in feet, after a day at work I felt like I ran a marathon. Western treated me, it was a long drive but they are the best so I'm told. I had 1a stage 2 and the one year treatment worked although now I feel like crap still and it's hard to get retested or any help. The last two test results  went "missing". Three strikes and they are out.

When I first found out, I turned into a blubbering fool, they gave me ten years, so we went off to the hospitals emergency mental health thing, some young girl that was still living with mom and pop  told me to get my affairs in order. They helped alot.

After learning about hep my self I settled down. In hind site I should have waited till it was worse. Then maybe a less harmful treatment would be out.You can get disability if ya have hep. It sure helped me get by. Talk to you soon and don't worry to much.

Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Hepatitis C Community

Top Hepatitis Answerers
317787 tn?1473358451
683231 tn?1467323017
Auburn, WA
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Answer a few simple questions about your Hep C treatment journey.

Those who qualify may receive up to $100 for their time.
Explore More In Our Hep C Learning Center
image description
Learn about this treatable virus.
image description
Getting tested for this viral infection.
image description
3 key steps to getting on treatment.
image description
4 steps to getting on therapy.
image description
What you need to know about Hep C drugs.
image description
How the drugs might affect you.
image description
These tips may up your chances of a cure.
Popular Resources
Chlamydia, an STI, often has no symptoms, but must be treated.
For people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the COVID-19 pandemic can be particularly challenging.
A list of national and international resources and hotlines to help connect you to needed health and medical services.
Here’s how your baby’s growing in your body each week.
These common ADD/ADHD myths could already be hurting your child
This article will tell you more about strength training at home, giving you some options that require little to no equipment.