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Hi! I’m new to the forums and thought I’d introduce myself as well as ask a couple questions all in one post 🙂
I’m a 36 year old Single Mom and I was diagnosed with Hep C in 2013. My genotype is 2b but I admittedly know little as to what that means in regards to symptoms, treatments and prognosis.
Karen Hoyt commented on the post, Can Medications Make Hepatic Encephalopathy Worse? 1 day, 10 hours ago
Thanks for stopping by! I have to lol at how my words sometime sound confusing while reading my own articles.
You are right! Brain fog, even AFTER treatment and/or transplant is a pretty hard thing to deal with.
highmaintenance commented on the post, Can Medications Make Hepatic Encephalopathy Worse? 1 day, 10 hours ago
Great Article for those especially post-transplant. Many Are taking maybe 5-10 Different Meications Daily to Cope with the Many Problems Associated with a Liver with Stages 3,&4, Cirrhosis E.S. Liver Disease. I’m Post Transplant for Over 8 1/2 Years Now and Have only Been SVR for 2 1/2 Years. Spent Much time “Tweaking” Meds. Thanks You Hepatitisc.net
I’m glad the colonoscopy is done! I asked some questions and got some answers. He said I have the most common hep c 1a, my ALT-72, AST-59, ALK PHOS-107. He also said I have no cirrhosis or ascites and endoscopy was good no varies. I can’t find the viral load # on the lab sheets so idk about that. I def will check out Karen’s food blog.…
@lorwal Congrats on your first week of treatment! In my experience the first two weeks often feel the hardest.)
Excellent about the questions! Have you seen the https://hepatitisc.net/living/20-questions-for-your-doctor-about-treatment/ page? It’s just a good catch-all in case you forget something. I know my brain fog had me forgetting important…
@deedeelee Shucks, Thank you kindly, I like to think of the fight with Hep C as a battle. And the biggest weapon with any fight is knowledge. I’ve spent years learning and absorbing every aspect I can. Fluke or not, you’ve taken a huge step toward getting cured, even if this treatment wasn’t right or wasn’t at the right time for you.