I Am Dying From Cirrhosis Caused By Hep C

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    I Have Cirrhosis Of The Liver . I Was Never A Drinker

    I really cant take this pain anymore ,,i am living on pain killers ..maybe i should just take the bottle of pain killers
    JOEYORIO JOEYORIO
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

    Be a Doctor Before You See a Doctor

    I was diagnosed with hep.c in 2002 by applying for life insurance.  Funny thing...I was under the care of an oncologist whose specialty was hemotolgy.  I was in remission from hairy cell luiekemia....liver tests abnormal.  Blamed it on drinking...Why didn't he...
    ceswho ceswho
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2009

    6 Years Of Grief And Loss

    I was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2006.  I am 52 years old.  I have genotype 3a, which responds very well to treatment.  I began my first 24-week course of pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin in June '06 with high hopes.  I worked full time although it was difficult, but I...
    suesh suesh
    51-55
    1 Response Oct 23, 2011

    What Can I Expect Next?

    I am a mom & grandma living in Dupage county IL. I have had Hep C since 1995, I am a nonresponder to drugs in 2000,  I was going to start new drugs in May. I tried & could not take side effects, this time. I have advanced Cirrhosis & know I may not make it. I am going to see a...
    cpeplowski cpeplowski
    66-70, F
    4 Responses May 19, 2012

    About Me....

    started dating a guy in 1996 he was a heroin addict with hep c he hid the heroin and the hep from me. I was young, knew nothing about heroin or hep c. Never even heard of hep c before. I tried his heroin didnt like it and caught hep c 1b from him in 1996. When I got diagnosed...
    JulieandLuau JulieandLuau
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2013

    My Friend Has Hepatitis C

    I am joining this group to help a friend who has hepatitis C.
    IlliterateScientist IlliterateScientist
    36-40, M
    Apr 24, 2013

    Don't Wait For Hep C to Take You

    Hi My husband passed away April 13/08 from cirrhosis from Hep C. I just want you all to make sure you get regular check-ups the screen for varicies. He had an esophocal hemmorage. They binded him the first time 4 days before his death. I think he waited to long and the varicies...
    sunshinecoll sunshinecoll
    51-55
    7 Responses Mar 4, 2009

    Be a Doctor Before You See a Doctor

    I was diagnosed with hep.c in 2002 by applying for life insurance.  Funny thing...I was under the care of an oncologist whose specialty was hemotolgy.  I was in remission from hairy cell luiekemia....liver tests abnormal.  Blamed it on drinking...Why didn't he...
    ceswho ceswho
    61-65, F
    Sep 8, 2009

    My Life Has Changed Dramaticly

    I am a female in Stage 4 liver diaease. Since 06 my life has been a series of trials and tribulations! Along with the hep c came the Cirrhosis and also nerve damage to myn legs from another part of Hep C which is Cryoglobluemia which is most painful of all and non treatable...
    lonesomecountrygirl lonesomecountrygirl
    51-55
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

    Hep Sucks

     Well I' had hep c since bout 81. Non responder 1b. I'm now 49 and on disability. Can get around pretty good but not good enough to work. Worse thing is will never have a partner. To sick for that. waiting on Jesus to come back. End the pain. I try to laugh it all up...
    wouldntU wouldntU
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Feb 2, 2010

    My Sister Has Chronic Cirrhosis From Being An Alcoholic - Can I Donate a Part of My Liver to Save Her?

    My beautiful sister is dying because she has chronic cirrhosis of the liver and alcoholic hepatitis.  I want to save her life by offering to donate part of my liver but I'm not sure if they will do that as she is an alcoholic.  I don't want to lose her. 
    mairmicate mairmicate
    36-40
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2009
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