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Hepatologist Recomended Sleep pill

  • By keysman · New reply 2:01 am
  • Discussion in Living with a liver disease · 4 replies
  • I've seen some posters here mention a sleep aid recommended by Hepatologists. It's an anti-depressant used off label and starts with an "L". How many milligrams? Appreciate your help. I'm using 10mg Ambien ...

nash anxiety help please

  • By zzzzbeauty · New reply 1:53 am
  • Discussion in Living with a liver disease · 12 replies
  • Im awaiting to see a gi ive got 6 weeks to wait natural i have all sorts going on in my story i was rushed into hospital with abdominal and being sick my alt levels come back 1555 and ast 155 ...

4weeks into Sovaldi/Olysio

  • By Pjwms · Posted 12:48 am
  • Discussion in Hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • Received word today from of RN and recent labs show viral load undetectable. 4 weeks into new meds. Feeling very fortunate today and thanking God for his mercy ...

Sovaldi and Olysio

  • By Pjwms · New reply 12:41 am
  • Discussion in Hepatitis C · 6 replies
  • My husband has just finished his 1st-28 day course of Solvaldi and Olysio, 2 more 28 day courses to go. No sides except sun sensitivity, even in the shade. Viral load has gone from 120, 488 to 104 in ...

How can it be???

  • By JohnChilds10 · New reply 12:32 am
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I got he pc 45 years ago. No problems. Fun, children, married - pop festavels and on & & on. after 45 year. ; WHAMMO. 6 mo ago. Plenty of problems. 45 years. How can it be ...

Cirrhosis Behavior

  • By Distraught · New reply 12:12 am
  • Discussion in Alcohol-induced liver disease · 38 replies
  • Hello everyone! I am new to this forum and desperately need support in dealing with my husband's cirrhosis and non compliant behavior. He has been sober since his hospitalization last June, but behaves ...


  • By Clancynj · New reply yesterday at 11:44 pm
  • Discussion in Living with a liver disease · 22 replies
  • I know we all complain of fatigue. What i would like to know if any of you have been given any solution to it. Any advice other than "well, that is part of the disease". Fatigue is beginning to wear away ...

Meld score

  • By Cvargasj · New reply yesterday at 10:25 pm
  • Discussion in Living with a liver disease · 5 replies
  • My daddy's meld score is 28 will you please help me understand what this means ...

Not accepted for transplant

  • By gallimi · Posted yesterday at 10:18 pm
  • Discussion in Liver transplants · 0 replies
  • My friend received a letter from his transplant team informing him that he has not been accepted at the transplant program. Since he began the work up for a transplant his numbers have improved remarkably ...

Liver Biopsy

  • By focus4freedom · New reply yesterday at 9:25 pm
  • Discussion in Hepatitis C · 1 reply
  • Can anyone tell me if a liver biopsy is painful ? I heard they don't put you to sleep ! I was diagnosed March 14th, a month and one day ago. I feel like there is before March 14th and after March 14th.....This ...


  • By AnnaKarin · New reply yesterday at 9:17 pm
  • Discussion in Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) · 4 replies
  • I realize that probably no one like to take this medication. That being said ... how do I convince my sister that she must take it ??? Her s/o of 18 years is a retired chiropractor. He is telling her ...


  • By loriea · New reply yesterday at 9:10 pm
  • Discussion in Living with a liver disease · 3 replies
  • Pls point me in the right direction for tips on what to eat/avoid if in early stage of liver disease with many thanks and blessings to you ...

ive missed you all

  • By kbostonia · New reply yesterday at 8:40 pm
  • Discussion in Living with a liver disease · 13 replies
  • i know i havent been around much and its because i have felt bad for a while now mental and physical its been a blessing that i got the ssd instead of ssi and ill get medcare in November its like everything ...

Health or Money

  • By AnnaKarin · New reply yesterday at 8:17 pm
  • Discussion in Family and caregivers · 6 replies
  • My sister suffers from liver disease caused by hep c. When she was first diagnosed in 2000, her first bleed, she took it very serious. She did everything within her power to stay well. Now it is 14 years ...

HELP - EU buying Sovaldi in USA

  • By AmeliaG · New reply yesterday at 7:54 pm
  • Discussion in Hepatitis C · 3 replies
  • Hi, My Mother-in-law has Hepatitis C, in cirrosis stage. She is genotype 1. She lives in Portugal . In Europe SOVALDI is theoretically available just in hospitals, throught national healthcare system ...

The name free

  • By focus4freedom · Posted yesterday at 6:44 pm
  • Discussion in Hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • I've been reading discussions and I just noticed someone else goes by Free as well. I'm focus4freedom so maybe it won't be confusing......two totally different cases and people.... I'm the " Free " who ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

  • By Duvie · New reply yesterday at 3:25 pm
  • Journal · 67 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

Sore breast.

  • By JohnChilds10 · New reply yesterday at 12:09 pm
  • Discussion in Hepatitis C · 3 replies
  • I've developed sore nipples on bothsides. I am 66 years old male with theses symptoms just 4 weeks. Anyone else have haveing these sympsons? John Childs30 ...

I got a Liver

  • By kwims · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 28 replies
  • I'm so ecstatic I want to yell it from the rooftops. I got a Liver transplant on April 1,2014. I'm doing well other than the painand swelling. I mean I did just have major surgery. BUT I'll take it O ...

Sovaldi, ledipasvir and Ribavirin trial completed

  • By Strider100 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Hepatitis C · 7 replies
  • I wanted to share my husband's experience with the drugs so far. He completed the trial of the above Gilead drugs two weeks ago and is feeling much better, although he is still dealing with cirrhosis ...

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