I am sure you have probably had a fair bit of imaging done thus far, so there would no doubt be written descriptions on anything they have seen via imaging, any tumours, nodules, indications of cirrhosis, enlarged spleen, any abnomalities they might see. Canuck - thank you for all the info - the appointment was with a liver nurse who gave me the meds for my second month, and booked appt for the final lot, this will be on 7 Feb. Yes, it was the chemo drugs that I was wondering what you had been on, and if other than the original bowel surgery, whether chemo was going to be the only other therapy for the Ca. I had a remarkable recovery. Now after partial liver removal awaiting cancer return.
There was that fellow I mentioned before with lymphoma. So, both of these workhorses liver and kidneys need to be watched. We had a vasculitis guy who was just about to do steroid therapy for his vasculitis, until they thought better of it, and postponed all that until after he completed his hep c treatment instead. You just don't want to turn it into a gallon of pop! Cirrhosis is considered F4 14+ At 7. Without the transfusion I would of died. My prayers continue for all.
I like it when they use all the testing tools available, repeatedly. You've been given a lot of terrific advice below so I will leave it at this. Co infections with Hepatitis C can occur. I want to add a chart here that will explain it better. Great sig line - you should also add into your sig.
Also I saw that fizzy water can be absorbed just as well so I am going to add some to my day, in a pretty wine glass with fruit garnish. How did it all go? Due to lab lag-times, and doc scheduling this may not be possible tho. So I have been on 4 days now and woke up yesterday and today feeling sooo motivated and full of energy. Did labs again 3 weeks in and I am hep c free. I feel all your prayers and am so grateful. Believe me when I tell you, you have compassion for others.
I'm scared - I have grandkids I'm not wanting to die, I see where others have died from blood clot on lungs. I hope you mean Thurs Jan 10! So I only drink warm now which makes it more difficult to organise. Dear Richard we share a common journey. Apparently reactivation of B on chemo is very acute and can be fatal due to low immune system which makes it even more surprising that they have not tested for it at the start of chemo. Found it hard to breathe. I practice this myself with praying about what the Lord would have me to focus on for this year.
Welcome to the Hep Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people who have Hepatitis B, C or a co-infection, their friends and family and others with questions about hepatitis and liver health. I cried as I have children and a 6 month old baby to think of. Check in frequently to read what others have to say, post your comments, and hopefully learn more about how you can reach your own health goals. My prayer today is for God to get you through whatever you face today. Privacy Warning: Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. I am just grateful that things are moving, that on balance the care has been very good and that I haven't had to worry about being able to afford it. What steps are you doing for your overall health? This made it much harder psychologically when the results came through and she had to break the news.
From what I remember seeing on the doctor's screen back in December, it said Hep A - negative, Hep B -surface antigens negative, antibodies positive, and Hep C positive for all. I will write an update when I get hold of those printouts. In most countries, patients have a legal right to import medication for their own use. Many Blessings my friends, Connie Good morning Connie, Karen, and all the hepc warriors. So, at anytime in your life did you think even in retrospect that you may have experienced some jaundice? No side effects and after 4 weeks I'm thankful to say Hep- C free and the doctor said it will never come back. Speaking of things being better these days.