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  • 10 days ago

    What does this test mean, and what does the result mean?

    I am getting ready to start that Harvoni, but they took some tests and I would really like to know what this one test means, and what the result means? Here it is: f low-intensity warfarin therapy with conventional-intensity warfarin therapy for long-term prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism. The result was: F 11.9 (h) which means high. Can somebody tell me what this is for, and what is high and if that is a problem?
  • 14 days ago

    High GGT, Alkaline Phosphate and Cholestrol levels in health report

    Hi, I am posting this question on behalf of my mom. She recently had some blood work done and there were high levels of GGT, Alkaline Phosphate, Cholestrol and Barium in her blood. Below are the details: Barium - 32.9 µg/l GGT - 45.6 U/l Alkaline Phosphate - 128.6 U/l Cholestrol - TOTAL CHOLESTEROL 261 mg/dl HDL CHOLESTEROL - 53 mg/dl LDL CHOLESTEROL 170 mg/dl TRIGLYCERIDES 208 mg/dl NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL 207.9 mg/dl TC/ HDL CHOLESTEROL RATIO 4.9 LDL / HDL RATIO 3.2 VLDL CHOLESTEROL 41.6 mg/dl She....
  • 1 month ago

    Hep C

    I got sepsis 4 months ago, was diagnosed with hep c. Drs say its about 15 yrs old, which adds up. I have genotype 2, with cirrhosis. I see my dr fri to go over labs and treatment options. Im in chronic side pain always. My pcp says this shouldnt be painful. My liver and kidneys failed during septic shock. I know pain, this hurts. Im just looking for advice, and support from individuals that know more than I do. Feeling lost. Thanks in advance.
  • 1 month ago

    I have Chronic Hep C n have a question.

    A few years ago, I did the interferon shots treatment. After, my viral count was almost zero. I recently had a blood infection from contaminated water! After 105 fevers, my viral count was back up. Also, I believed once the shots were used, u couldn't use the pills for treatment. I'm in the "Chronic" stage with some liver damage now. I was happy to find I was wrong about the pills tho n am half way thru. However; my concern is last time I needed 3 white cell "booster"....
  • 1 month ago

    Hepatitis C exposure

    There was an accident at work. I wasnt hurt. The employee that was hurt, cut the artery in his wrist. I got his blood on my hands. I had fresh scratches on my hands. He told me he has hepatitis c and os an intravenous drug user. I have a few questions. 1) how soon should o het tested for hep c and hiv? 2) do i need to be tested more than once amd for how long? 3) should i treat this as a workers comp case? I just dont know enough to make a decision. Ty
  • 1 month ago

    Losing my hair

    My hair is falling out in clumps, which is devastating to me because how I've always prided myself on my hair. My hair length was always at the small of my back, flowing and very healthy and shiny. I've done some research and it's not looking too good in terms of treatment. Most people who have legitimately received treatment which resulted in significant hair growth had to shell out a lot of money and this just isn't in the cards for me. I am a recovering addict, a felon and unemployed....
  • 2 months ago

    Hapatitis c v

    I daigonised hcv antibodies positive. Pcr quality nagative Could me be a source transefere virus c to another person? Have I tell doctor before any surgery?
  • 3 months ago

    Hep C Genotype 4 info

    Hello Everyone, I was diagnosed with Hep C Genotype 4 in 1995. I was told that I have a RARE EUROPEAN Strain. I then proceeded to ignore it until very recently. The very 1st thing I learned was that Genotype 4is not RARE or a EUROPEAN STRAIN. its more prevalent in Egypt so calling it a RARE EGYPTIAN STRAIN would be more correct. What I find EXTREMELY PUZZLING is that I managed to contract anything considered RARE or EGYPTIAN since the reason I was exposed to Hep C was by being a Heroin addict of....
  • 3 months ago

    Got known Hepatitis C blood all over my hands

    My grandmother got hcv through a blood transfusion. She is blind, and was rummaging through a travel bag when she accidentally cut herself deep on a razor. I had to treat her wound and got blood all over my hands. I washed my hands with soap, but i kept on getting on my hands as I was treating her. I had forgotten that she had hep c, and didn't realize how hardy the virus was, and that it should be cleaned with bleach. I didn't use bleach until an hour later. Blood got over a significant....
  • 4 months ago

    whats the risk of getting hiv or hep c if a small amount of blood got on your hand..i have no visible cuts but a little thing of peeled skin

    whats the risk of getting hiv or hep c if a small amount of blood got on your hand..i have no visible cuts but a little thing of peeled skin on my hand