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  • 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
  • 1 day ago

    i can not get help for my hep c

    My insurance will not pay for hep c medication what else can i do
  • 1 day ago

    Hepatitis C

    Can I take the Hep B vaccine if I am positive for Hep c
  • 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....
  • over 1 year ago

    Hepatitis with Autoimmune disease

    Is hyperbaric treatment a reasonable treatment for Hep with Autoimmune Disease sufferers, or may hyperbaric treat stimulate the immune system...which worsen the patient condition? Thoughts?
  • over 1 year 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?
  • 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

    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

    Hepatitis C . can this be cured?

    During recent medical test, my test showed 0.9 on Hep C. As this is close to limiting value of 1 for medical test, i wish to take up a treatment to cure this high level. Is there a cure for Hep. C?