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  • 5 months ago

    Hepatitis C

    I just found out today that 5 years ago the VA performed a test on me and it came back positive. I was Never made aware of this! No, I’ve never used intravenous drugs! Over the past couple years I’ve had some very strange & painful things happen. Several times I would get, what I call, an organ spasm. So bad that it swoll & inflated through &under my ribs. It lasts for about 5 minutes but it’s happened several times since. Is this a sign of or caused by the Hep C?? That I just heard about....
  • 8 months ago

    great

    i was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS for over 6 years which made loose my job and my relationship with my fiance after he discovered that i was having HIV, he departed from me i tried all my best to make him stays with me, but neglected me until a friend of mine on Facebook from spain told me Great healer, who will restore my life back with his powerful healing spell, he sent me the email address to contact and i quickly contacted him, and he said my condition can be solved, that he will treat the disease....
  • over 1 year 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.
  • over 1 year ago

    Liver Function Testing and Hepatitis

    i recently received the following lab tests, and no explanation except it could be hepatitis or liver disease. Can anyone tell me what these numbers mean and if they are dangerous? Albumin 3.75 Protein 7.5 SGPT 60 SGOT 100 Alk Phos 157 Bilirubin 0.6 Bilirubin 0.17
  • over 1 year 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....
  • over 1 year 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....
  • over 1 year ago

    Hepatitis C and Your Skin

    Hepatitis C affects your liver the most, but it can cause problems with other body parts, too, including your skin. In fact, bumps, rashes, and itchy spots may be the first signs you notice of this infection. Here's what to look for: http://wb.md/2fISg3G Have you been diagnosed with hepatitis C? Did your skin show any signs?
  • over 1 year ago

    What You Should Know About Hepatitis C

    About 3.5 million Americans have hepatitis C, and 17,000 or so others get it each year. But how much do you know about how this disease is spread, who's most at risk, the symptoms to look for, and the treatments that are available? Learn the basics here: http://wb.md/2y6bz27
  • over 2 years ago

    Hepatitis?

    A 27 yr old friend from Madagascar just passed away after a 4 month sickness. It is known that she had hepatitis (not positive which one- I suspect B or C). She had severe weakness and vomiting and after having jaundice for 3 weeks she died- no doubt from liver damage. I lived in Madagascar for a year and am quite disappointed in the medical treatment, especially where she was located (Southern Madagascar- very poor). She has a 20 month old daughter and I am concerned that the child and the 5 family....
  • over 2 years ago

    Can Hep C clear on its own?

    I was diagnosed with Hep C 2 months ago and had a viral load at that time of 4.4 million. My genotyoe is 1a, but my liver panel has always been normal and I have no symptoms. I'm not scheduled to see the GI for two more weeks, but was wondering if it was at all possible that my body will clear itself of the virus on its own? Could it possibly be a mistake?