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Hepatitis C treatment support
On line support for people during Hep C treatment.
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64px-hh6b80fd52d1 6 minutes ago An anonymous caregiver said... hi i am a 35yr old mom of a6yrold lil angel i gave myself hep c on purpose almst 3yrs ago in hopes to make myself stop drinking STUPID i knw but none the less....i went to a doctor 2 1/2 yrs ago and was told he would NOT give me treatment untill i lost 50lbs quit smoking AND drinking......MY SMART A#@ said... more
Has anyone heard about the new drugs for hep c? Has anyone here undergone treatment with these new drugs & what can you tell me about the side effects?
@coco- Do u know the year u contacted hc,what type,where u contacted it ? its important
IM just wondering how I'm going to pay my rent if I get the treatment for hepc
My name is Cheryl and I have Hepatitis C. I have no insurance and am full time caregiver for my husband with Stage 4 Cancer of the Brain, sinuses, and orbit and is totally blind as well. Any suggestions?
KEN, KEEP A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. IT WILL BE HARD, I WONT CANDY COAT IT. BUT, MY HUSBAND WAS GENO 2, AND HAS TO DO 24 WEEKS OF SHOTS AND PILLS. IT HAS BEEN HARD. GET READY TO BE TIRED ALL THE TIME... EAT GOOD.. VERY IMPORTANT. THE NAUSEA AND VOMITING, WAS THE WORSE FOR MY HUSBAND. HE LOST A LOT OF WEIGHT, AND COULDNT WORK FOR A WHILE, HE MIGHT WORK ONE DAY , OFF 3,... more
Hi, Thank you for letting me share. I am 55 years old and probably got infected when I was in my early twenties. My viral load is high- over 9 million. I have genotype 2 and start treatment tomorrow. A nurse will instruct me with the needlesticking procedure. I am a little apprehensive about treatment, but I have done difficult things before and am an avid goal setter. ... more
Msband is going thru hep c treatment & started the Victrelis drug on Thur 22 Thanksgiving day. Up until now he hasnt had problems with the ribavirin & Pegasys ie spelling. But today he coughed up some blood & we're not sure if thats normal or not. I looked online & saw ehre somone said they had done the same thing. ANyone else have this problem & what did your Dr do?
Is there financial assistance during Hep c treatment?
MY HUSBAND IN GOING THRU HEP C TREATMENT, RIBRAVIRIN, PEGASYS INJECTIONS. IT IS SO HARD. HE FEELS BAD ALMOST EVERY DAY. CANT WORK, IT IS GETTING HARD TO PAY BILLS BY MYSELF. HE GETS MAD WHEN I PUSH HIM TO WORK. HE SAYS, THAT I HAVE NO IDEA HOW BAD. THIS STUFF MAKES YOU FEEL. IS ANYONE GOING THRU THIS TOO? THANKS SCARED WIFE.