Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects the liver. It is a sexual transmitted disease but can also be transmitted through blood. If chronic, it can lead to liver cirrhosis, a serious and pre-cancerous liver condition. However, nowadays it is considered a potentially curable disease, managed with daily oral pharmacological treatment taken for several months. 

My insurance approved 8 weeks of Mavyret. Awaiting delivery & of cource reading up on the med. It says it is for treatment naive, all genotypes. I did 1 yr of riba/interferon in 2001 & am 1A, Fibrosure 0, no cirrhosis, viral load 3.1 mil. Not sure if "treatment naive" means the ol...

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Did anyone have issues with fungal infections on your tongue or thrush before starting treatment?

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So I called my specialist today to get bloodwork started. I'm 7weeks into treatment and when I told them I'm on sof/dac the receptionist was like oh my god! did you tell the people that you bought these medicines for genotype 1a because Daclastavir is not used for genotype 1a. Now I'm worried lol.

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Is there any problem to take Rabeprazole during Hep c treatment, please advice?

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Hi everyone! I am 5 months post treatment, I am having a lot of pain in my liver. A lot more than pre treatment. So my liver doctor told me when I was diagnosed that you can’t feel pain in your liver. He is wrong. Is anyone else going thru this?

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I just have to say Im in absolute amazement.. Ive worked 60 hours this week... And Im not exhausted!.. No naps either! 6 months ago I wouldve never been able to do it.. If youre afraid of treatment.. Dont be! Its well worth it!

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I accidentally stumbled onto this wonderful site when I accidentally found Greg Jefferys story online.I have been cured of Hep C about a year or so already,but after seeing how awesome a guy like Greg is with helping others in saving their lives and his courage of what he went thru to get well.I don...

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When do you find out your load and genotype? I've had 2 blood tests so far. 1st was to determine if I had Hep C and the second to determine if I have HIV. I have seen no reports, just my nurse saying I had Hep C and she would refer me to a gastroenterologist. Is that the doc that will do the tests f...

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I just got the call from the specialty pharmacy and the cure will be delivered on Tuesday!!! They put me on Mavyret, how many of you guys have used this medication and what was your experience?

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My last dose of 12 weeks on harvoni...I am truly grateful for this medication!...it has helped me feel better physically...next step lab work and I hope the results are that I'm cured. Thanks everyone for your support and this community!

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