starting Sovaldri/Ribarvin

  • By emmandn · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Managing treatment side effects · 2 replies
  • I just got diagnosed in November, Geno type 3a, viral load 2 million something. I have pain in lower abdomen and liver area, forgetfulness and short temprred, and I haven't started treatment yet. I been ...

Reasons to live

  • By gmaw · Posted March 26, 2014
  • In Living with hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • Just to add a little bit about myself, I have been married for 32 years (will be 33in August) and raised 5 children. My oldest son was Tim, he was murdered 4 yrs. ago. I have a daughter named Pam, another ...

Hep C

  • By gmaw · Posted March 20, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 1 reply
  • Hello, I am newly diagnosed with hepatitis C and will be going to my first Dr. appointment on March 31. Is there anything anybody can tell me that I may need to ask the Dr? Thanks, Gmaw ...

Insight on what to expect with new treatment

  • By Raci55 · Posted March 12, 2014
  • In Managing treatment side effects · 2 replies
  • Hi all. Aim going to start the interferon, ribivirin and sibosspherous I think that new drug is. I am genotype 1b. I am trying to find out what people are going through that are similar hep c patients ...

Curing Myself is My Priority

  • By holly_wood · Posted March 7, 2014
  • In Living with hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • I obviously discovered the support groups this week finally. I looked at a lot of other very messy hard to navigate sites. Well intentioned, largely abandoned, but I was reading all the posts. Hepatitis ...

I have HE & My Caregiver Mom has reached her limit

  • By holly_wood · Posted March 5, 2014
  • In Caregivers and family members · 12 replies
  • I keep writing this and then taping something on keyboard in losing it. This is long and I am not sure I can put it all out again. Long story short, of course like everyone with final stages of Hep and ...

MK-5172 ? Anybody?

  • By skinsfan45 · Posted February 27, 2014
  • In Managing treatment side effects · 3 replies
  • I start a trial with mercks new drug on Wednesday.Is any one else using this, I could use some feedback. Please ...

watta heck goin on?

  • By baileysboots · Posted February 26, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 8 replies
  • I am new to this group and can't get any answers from my doc. Blood test indicate I was exposed to the Hep C virus at some point in my life. Never did any drugs, no contact with blood, have been celibate ...

My White Blood Count is a little high

  • By jennifer214 · Posted February 20, 2014
  • In Living with hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • My White Blood Cell Count is high, the doctor doesn't seem to be that worried about it, what does this mean, any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks Jennifer (30 year old female, Hepatitis C) What ...

fibrosure testing

  • By Dora3333 · Posted February 14, 2014
  • In Living with hepatitis C · 0 replies
  • I just got my first FibroSure test results back. My new Dr. ordered this kind of test to gage what condition my liver is at. Apparently this is the new kind of testing they use instead of a liver biopsy.I ...


  • By lostatsea · Posted February 12, 2014
  • In Living with hepatitis C · 1 reply
  • if tips controls ascities, why doesnt everyone have the procedure rather than having all those draining? Seems that would be a good solution ...

the awaited 1 pill wonder

  • By kbostonia · Posted February 11, 2014
  • In Treatment · 7 replies
  • just saw this Gilead Files for U.S. Approval of Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir Fixed-Dose Combination Tablet for Genotype 1 Hepatitis C -- If Approved, Fixed-Dose Combination Would be First Oral Treatment Regimen ...

Long term Hep C...haver? No treatment, many ?s

  • By tiny_despot · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Treatment · 7 replies
  • Oy, where to begin. I was diagnosed in maybe 2000? 2001? I have a powerful capacity for willfulness and as such willfully decided I wanted nothing to do with whatever this bother was. I was also in the ...

Reoccurring hepatitis C genotype 1 post transplant

  • By JudyK59 · Posted January 25, 2014
  • In Managing treatment side effects · 8 replies
  • I am a survivor of a liver transplant I'm six months post op I have reoccurring hepatitis C genotype 1 anybody else out there post transplant reoccurrence. I live in Front Royal, Virginia ...

Hepatic Encephalopathy

  • By ihelpckaren · Posted January 23, 2014
  • In In the news · 0 replies
  • I'm online with a webinar on Hepatic Encephalopathy with ALF. Join us! http://he123.liverfoundation.org/patient -support/support-events/ Thanks, Karen ...

Has anyone heard or taken Sovaldi

  • By jennifer214 · Posted January 17, 2014
  • In Living with hepatitis C · 3 replies
  • My name is Jennifer. I was just diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2011, but, I am thought to of had it since birth. I went to the Gastroenterologist, Wednesday, January 15. He had me do more bloodwork to ...

All-oral three-pill therapy-How can we afford it?

  • By richs1997hepChope · Posted December 20, 2013
  • In Treatment · 8 replies
  • I've been through two treatments. The first was Interferon for a year. The virus was not cleared. Later, I did the Interferon/Ribavirin protocol for another year. Again, the stubborn 1-b sub-type I have ...

From Hep C to Lupus

  • By grandmagoose · Posted December 19, 2013
  • In Your story of survival · 12 replies
  • Good day to everyone! I am reaching out to all of us that have been impacted by Hep C. I completed my treatment (started 9/11, finished 8/12) and have been sick since 1/13. My doctors believe they have ...

What up!

  • By Buddy2 · Posted December 5, 2013
  • In In the news · 1 reply
  • NEw drug for hep c hope it is better ,Iam not going to be on it , till may 2014. new to this site ...


  • By Voney · Posted December 4, 2013
  • In Living with hepatitis C · 2 replies
  • Sorry for the spelling . I'm sure it's not right. My husband is having problems with his kidneys and they say its his hep c. I really hate it when drs try and not give you the full story. Has anyone else ...

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