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Terrygaines shared a new story 15 hours, 32 minutes ago

I was told I had hep C when I was in my twenty’s.
Now I’m 61 and just the past couple of months my stomach has been swollen up and sharp pain this is not good. I feel horrible now I’m getting scared.

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Susan Simon posted a new activity comment 17 hours, 20 minutes ago

Hi Tuxedo. Hepatitis C is a sneaky disease in that most people have no symptoms for the first 10-20 years, while the liver is still being damaged. Those with symptoms often relate them to get older bevause theybare usually very subtle. The most common symptoms are fatigue, muscle and joint pain, and lack of stamina. If you think you have been…

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Susan Simon posted a new activity comment 17 hours, 24 minutes ago

I am so sorry you are feeling sad, scared, and lost. I think many of us can relate. The good thing is that there is now an easy cure for hepatitis C. If you are having trouble accessing care, for whatever reason, call Help-4-Hep at 877-435-7443, M- F, 9AM til 9 PM eastern time. Counselors will try to help you, whatever your needs are. The call and…

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Lauren Tucker posted a new activity comment 1 day, 19 hours ago

@queenofstrength81 we are glad you found our community. How can we help support you and navigate your new diagnosis? There are many resources here and we are happy to help. Reach out anytime. Best, Lauren (HepatitisC.net Team)

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Susan Simon commented on the post, Liver Scans: What to Expect 2 days, 14 hours ago

It is important to note that once cured cirrhotic patients (Stage 4) should have an ultrasound or MRI, as directed by your provider, even after cure. While the rate of liver cancer is reduced in cured patients, it is still a risk in cured cirrhotic patients. ~ Sue, Community Moderator

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Mlmk2005 shared a new story 6 days, 15 hours ago

In 1996 I used interferon injections for a year. At that time then non-detectible after treatment. Now in my mid 60’s I have developed diabetes and hypothyroidism. I take 500 metformin and a 50 thyroid […]