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Need ideas and support

Searcher61
  • By Searcher61 · Posted 1:58 am
  • In Hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • My husband is driving me crazy! He becomes easily depressed. About a month ago, he decided to stop taking his medications, needed a blood transfusion, and ended up in the hospital for a few days. He has ...

Liver Blood Work Question (ASM IGG)

Edward22x
  • By Edward22x · Posted 1:45 am
  • In Living with a liver disease · 0 replies
  • So my wife had blood work done on her liver due to elevated enzymes and everything came out negative but a few things didn't ... Hep A: Reactive Smooth Muscle Antibody IGG: Positive SMA IGG: 1:40 (Normal ...

Undetected After Harvoni Treatment

Freenclear
  • By Freenclear · Posted yesterday at 8:41 pm
  • In Hepatitis C · 1 reply
  • Greetings! Is anyone else undetected after Harvoni treatment? I completed 12 weeks and tested undetected. I am waiting for my 12 week follow up to be told I am cured. Some say their Docs want to test ...

4 weeks tx with Harvoni and still detected

charrn
  • By charrn · Posted yesterday at 6:43 pm
  • In Hepatitis C · 2 replies
  • I am new to the board and need some support. I am a nurse and unable to work until cleared of Hep C. I am disappointed that I was still detected after 4 weeks tx with Harvoni. I live in Dallas, Texas ...

Ct scan abdomen. What do these results mean?

Maharet35
  • By Maharet35 · Posted yesterday at 5:06 pm
  • In Hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • Had a ct of my abdomen. Showed a coarse parenchymal calcification along the falciform ligament anterioraly at the margin of the liver. This is non specific. What does this mean? What are the causes? What ...

Sick again?!!!

Natiek21
  • By Natiek21 · Posted yesterday at 2:19 pm
  • In Living with a liver disease · 13 replies
  • I posted early in the week about being taken off of my Xifaxan and today I'm feeling awful. I ate lunch and a few hours later I started having excruciating stomach pain, nausea, followed by diarrhea ...

cannot eat my usual healthy foods

kie
  • By kie · Posted yesterday at 1:24 pm
  • In Living with a liver disease · 11 replies
  • Hi everyone hope you all as well as possible, have not been on for quite some time, not only due to cirrohiss, but other health issues as well, since I developed cirrohiss, my diet was porridge natural ...

Harvoni

Tyrone1
  • By Tyrone1 · Posted yesterday at 6:34 am
  • In Living with a liver disease · 4 replies · Photos
  • No matter how hard the fight is, never give up hope people! Nobody said that life would be easy: I’m on a 24 week program and I had to fight for every bottle that I received from Express Scripts. I was ...

cirrhosis Nutri- bullet diet

fizzbaum
  • By fizzbaum · Posted yesterday at 12:55 am
  • In Living with a liver disease · 12 replies
  • Any body w/ cirrhosis try using a "nutri-bullet" and trying their suggested diets? One was bought for me today, I'm very anxious to radically change up my diet. such a pain in the butt trying to weed ...

Traveling Safely with 14 Year old with PSC?

Rivermouse

Encepalopathy Frustration

luck1177
  • By luck1177 · Posted May 28, 2015
  • In Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) · 13 replies
  • I know that everyone is different and has their own experiences when it come to health issues but the wide range of encephalopathy issues is absolutely astonishing to me. My father, getting ready to turn ...

Living Donor

Penname1
  • By Penname1 · Posted May 28, 2015
  • In Pediatric liver diseases · 5 replies
  • Hello, My daughter, age 21 months, has Biliary Atresia. She had a Kasi sugery at age 6 weeks, it was successful with late drainage. She will need a liver transplant and I am a match for her to be a living ...

Here we go again

PamTX
  • By PamTX · Posted May 27, 2015
  • In Liver transplants · 8 replies
  • Hubby was admitted to the hospital today. He has been feeling bad for the past couple of days. He did his blood work yesterday. His MELD is 35 and his sodium is low, so back to the hospital we went. He's ...

Can supplements help cirrhosis

vickig1
  • By vickig1 · Posted May 27, 2015
  • In Nutrition, diet, and exercise · 18 replies
  • My partner has cirrhosis and I am wondering what nutrition/diet changes have helped others?Also,curious if people have had positive results from supplements, or other alternative health treatments.It ...

Hepatic Encephalopathy causing day night reversal

jim23
  • By jim23 · Posted May 27, 2015
  • In Living with a liver disease · 3 replies
  • Hi my Dad has Liver cirrhosis stage 4 and one of his complaint is not able to sleep through the night and he'll be start sleeping like 6 am and be awake like 10 am. I know this caused by Hepatic Encephalopathy ...

new here scared to death!!

linzenilss22
  • By linzenilss22 · Posted May 27, 2015
  • In Alcohol-induced liver disease · 27 replies · Photos
  • Last week I went to the hospital for rigjt quadrant pain, fatigue,nausea,loss of appetite dry mouth and headache. They did cbc and lft everthing came back normal except bilirubin 1.8. Alt and ast were ...

Denied Coverage for HCV?

WilsonRx
  • By WilsonRx · Posted May 26, 2015
  • In Hepatitis C · 11 replies
  • http://seekingalpha.com/news/2543706-ant hem-faces-lawsuits-as-it-moves-to-minimi ze-coverage-of-expensive-hep-c-meds?app= 1&uprof=46#email_link Its time to work together to bring legal action and to ...

Harvoni- Best Time of Day to Take?

britt15
  • By britt15 · Posted May 25, 2015
  • In Hepatitis C · 15 replies
  • Hello All, I should be receiving my first shipment of Harvoni on May 27. I'm wondering if there is an overall good time of day to take the pill. The reason I ask is because I work 40plus hours a week ...

Can't stop itching

jessbrightideas

After Harvoni

Bestmomy
  • By Bestmomy · Posted May 25, 2015
  • In Hepatitis C · 8 replies
  • Has anyone had tests 12 weeks or longer after completing Harvoni?? What kind of numbers are you seeing? It was amazing how all my blood work stabilized and cleared the virus while on the medicine. I haven't ...

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