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I Am Waiting For a Liver Transplant

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    1 Week Phone Call

    hi... my name is jason 33year old man. i have liver cirrosis with cancer 4.7cm..i don't have hepatitis but have iron overload problem called sidero blastic anemia.too much iron is deposited into my liver and got cancer.i can not find anyonw who has same reason as me....all...
    seungp1978 seungp1978 31-35 1 Response Aug 10, 2011

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    Finally.....

    Sorry I haven't been with you for a while, but I finally got my liver transplant!!! YAY!!! My new liver was quite a bit larger than my other one, but has taken a liking to my body (knock on wood). I had my transplant on April 3rd and am doing quite well. Lots of meds though...
    lowplt lowplt 36-40 1 Response Apr 25, 2013

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    Liverserum, Waiting For A Liver, Meld 19 And Hep C

     I've fust recently been listed in New England and am thinking about getting listed in Inide. Does anyone have experience with that? Also, I'm working on a manuscript for a book about my experience with Hep C, the medical system and how I got here. Please check it out at www...
    liverserum liverserum 46-50 Aug 15, 2011

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    Recently Put On Liver Transplant List

    hello.  i was soo happy to come across this website as i was searching for some way to connect with others who have or who are experiancing the same kind of issues i am.  i just turned 30 on 09/23/80 and was born with biliartresia which is were your bile ducts are...
    jencross jencross 26-30 4 Responses Sep 29, 2010

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    Made It.

    I was diagnosed with hep-c in 1993, it more than likely came from a blood transfusion back in 1980 as I do not inject or snort drugs and never was a drinker, I f smoking pot a half dozen times if that will give it to you then I am guilty. I basically ignored the hep-c until...
    snakepit456 snakepit456 61-65 Jul 16, 2013

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    Waiting Patiently, Lol.

    I have had hep c since before they called it hep c. I was diagnosed in 1989 and monitored it off and on until April of 2011. I knew the treatment was not easy so I continued to put it off the last few years. Funny how God and the Universe work but last March I met a guy skiing...
    skiier skiier 56-60 Dec 19, 2011

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    Don't Know For Sure Yet

     We got the call from UCSF on Sunday that they wanted previous test images for the tumor board. We sent everything overnight and had a new CT from chest to groin, now we're just waiting until Tuesday's outcome.  We don't even know if my husband will be put on the list...
    YosoyRosa YosoyRosa 41-45 3 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    Success At Last And Talk To A Guy Who Had A Liver Transplant

    I was diagnosed with hep c in 94, but seeing as I didn't drink or engage in other high risk activities I basically ignored it. I started getting regular blood work in 2000 and the liver enzymes started going up, I finally went to a gastro guy in 2006 and he told me I was high and...
    heygee67 heygee67 61-65 Jul 21, 2013

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    It Saved My Moms Life

    my mom was diagnosed with hep c with cirrhosis. in 2008 she got really sick, i was 20 then. the local hospitals would not do anything to help her, then we found out about the mayo clinic in jacksonville florida. we got my mom there as soon as we could once we got there she spent...
    anonymus1109 anonymus1109 22-25 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    On The List!!!

    I am 25 yrs old and have had a life marked and shaped by illness. I was born with Porphyria, a hereditary disease which causes severe photosensitivity (all UV light creates physical pain when it hits the skin) and leads to liver disease. By 18months old my liver function was...
    MsMidnight MsMidnight 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    I Wanto To Be A Liver Donor.

    My name is Ricardo Antor, blood type -   O POSITIVE,  - which from what I know it make me almost an universal donor.   I am sorry to intrude, but I would like to be a liver donor. Hoppe I can help.   I am a caucasian spanish male from Venezuela, 48...
    v8s50vqgu8 v8s50vqgu8 41-45 1 Response May 20, 2010

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    Don't Know How Much Longer..

    Hello, i'm 17 years old and 14 months ago my grandmother was diagnosed with stage 3 cirossis (spelling?) of the liver. She has recently been getting progressivly worse, and i feel absolutly helpless. A few days ago she was sent to the hospital for acute kidney failure and has...
    mknsymrdth123 mknsymrdth123 16-17 1 Response Jun 1, 2011

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    Received A Liver In 1993

    I have been searching for a forum like this. It is my desire to provide and get support from people that have been touched my organ donation in some way. I needed a liver transplant after being diagnosed with Hep in 1993. I believe I contracted in from contagious blood while...
    Gene929 Gene929 41-45, F May 21, 2012

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    Finally Getting On The List

    Hi , I am 52 and I was diagnosed in 2000 with Hep C, when I did my first biopsy I had fatty liver, I was pretty stunned and upset. Then around 2006 I was diagnosed with cirrhosis and the also thought I had liver cancer, which was totally devastating, but ended up not being...
    angelb2013 angelb2013 51-55, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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    Finally Im On "stand By"

    im 29 married with 2 girls 7 and 2 and was born with hep c. i found out when i was in high school trying to donate blood to the redcross realized i had hep c. i have had a few biopsies and numerous liver labs done and was told i was fine check back infive years. 1 year later 6...
    livin42day livin42day 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Waiting For A Liver Transplant

    I was diagnosed with cirrhosis in 2001. Not put on list till 2008 waiting four and a half years now. Hospitalized three time in last two years for bleeding varicies. And bad infection with ascities. Symptoms extremely bad, can't drive can't work exhausted itching always...
    jnords jnords 41-45 5 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    My Husband Is Waiting For A Liver Transplant

    My husband is a Viet Nam veteran, & a victim of Agent Orange. He has been on the list for a liver transplant to save his life, but we were recently told that Washington, DC who makes the final determination, declined him as a candidate for transplant, because of a small blockage...
    Shelbysue Shelbysue 56-60 3 Responses Jun 9, 2010

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    My Dad Needs A Liver ( Liver Donor Must Be A+ve, A-ve,o+ve Or O-ve)

    hi..this is Rohit. My dad needs 2 have a liver transplant surgery but we have not been able to find a potential donor with the same blood group in the family. His blood group is A+ and mine is B+. So, if anyone is in the need of a liver transplant swap, so that I can donate my...
    rohitsarewar rohitsarewar 22-25 3 Responses Aug 9, 2011

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    Our daughter who just turned 20 was diagnosed

    with Wilson’s Disease at the age of 5. When she was 17 years old she wasn’t feeling well and was taken to see specialists. We live in a rural area 2 hours away from the hospital. After consulting with the pediatric specialists at the children’s hospital, the decision...
    rckdarnell rckdarnell 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    My Mom Needs A Liver Transplant And I Want To Be Her Ltd

    My mother has had AIDS and cirrhosis of the liver for a long time now. She is 54 and I will be 27 next month. I have severe agoraphobia and trouble being alone. I want to give my mother part of my liver. I'm very scared of hospitals, leaving my city, and anesthesia, But of all...
    jessicapaulinepratt jessicapaulinepratt 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    "Here's another one, a blast from the past. It's about riding on subways, to go do something." I'm waiting for my man Got 26 dollars in my hand Up to Lexington 125 Feelin' sick...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Waiting -I- I haven't met you yet, but I pray we will someday. That someday you will call me wife, and I will call you husband. That we will have a bond closer than any other...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I just canceled a job offer because I'm waiting for the other job's response. I'm waiting for it. Please call meeee, employer. I would be hurt to know that I lose them all after...
    theodoere theodoere 22-25, M Aug 28

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    Waiting -II- The weather is starting to turn. Coolness reminds me of the days when I was younger, running around with my high school sweetheart, falling in love with love. Those...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I wish I could have a more positive attitude about it but the truth of the matter is I'm so used to being toyed with that anything other than that seems really abnormal. I wish I...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F Aug 22

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    im waiting for someone special not like when i get married it'll be my first but like someone who could be my best friend even if things dont work out
    blosszm blosszm 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I have been waiting for more than 1000 years still nothing.
    RagnarLodbrok RagnarLodbrok 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    So do I..I believe true love is worth waiting for and true love is worth withholding sex for. No, I've never had sex before. I don't just want to throw away my love and my goods...
    starryxo starryxo 22-25 Sep 7

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    Okay this isn't as deep as it sounds, I'm just waiting to play an xbox one game on Tuesday. The reason I write about it I am sitting here with on one to talk to and needed to say...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M Sep 7

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    My friend had this boyfriend and they were pretty much always together, but they decided to go to different colleges. Before he leaves her boyfriend breaks up and says he loves her...
    linkingold linkingold 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Ana follow your heart you nomad ......where to ..... What for ....... Awaiting Ana ardently ....sure someone or something this listless and unending wait ........,but i know i will...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Aug 24

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    I would only have my first lips-to-lips kiss if I get married. No other girl is qualified for that ...
    Alip900 Alip900 22-25, M Aug 29

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    Hey i know what i am looking for does exist or why would i want it why i would feel the way i feel, after all the feeling exists right so does what i am looking for we never look...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Look me in the eyes, tell me you don't want me. Look me in the eyes, tell me to get over it. Look me in the eyes, tell me to forget you. Or, Look me in the eyes, tell me don't...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Aug 26

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    Someone is 18 and he/she complaining if she will ever find love after being broken-hearted. Haven't you seen 60 year old around here still looking for love? Isnt that convincing...
    silentkev silentkev 22-25, M Sep 1

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    "For what? Don't be ridiculous, wake the hell up from your stupid dream! Wake the hell up! You're a fool, you're foolish! Stupid...a clown, a joke, a vindictive malicious buffoon...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Sep 2

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    I am 27 I am still virgin . I don't know
    rosita66 rosita66 26-30, M Aug 17

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    I miss him every day. I don't know if I'll ever feel whole again.
    Matlh Matlh 26-30, M Aug 26

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    We'll.. Like, I've kissed someone before.. But it was a girl.. I was 15 and she was too and like.. We were talking about being bisexual, and she asked if I wanted to try kissing...
    Angelwuvsyu Angelwuvsyu 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    It's hard to wait, Isn't it?
    Yaroslava Yaroslava 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I'm not gonna be that stupid teenager... Pregnant at 16, drunk all the time... Marrying at a super young age.,, My 2 older siblings and ages 26-28, my sister has 2 kids, divorced...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wNk off daily looking on here and other sites , I would love to catch my wife mastrubating I do hide an audio device to try and catch her someday . Anyone mamaged to catch...
    welshcock welshcock 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    No i dont want to waste my time to wait my soulmate, i prefer live my life (yolo;))
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I found my soulmate. He didn't.
    Matlh Matlh 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    I'm still waiting on her, I know that I shouldn't tho. I know that she no longer wants me. I just feel like it's the right thing to do. I tried dating, I tried two times but no...
    druggydavis druggydavis 18-21, F Aug 15

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    Need to share my story, guess I'm just getting mad by not being able to talk about it and have to have some feed back, specially from men, just to be able to understand my big...
    tangoandjuliette tangoandjuliette 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    For my sailor to FaceTime or Text me. I've been waiting for this day for 58 days now and it's finally here. I hate that I couldn't make it to the graduation but i watched it live...
    Amber1027 Amber1027 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I hate waiting for things, I want everything now, I want to do so much things but not able because of my situation. I really want to travel, buy new clothes, buy a car move out of...
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    This was way back in freshman year, I'm a senior now. Since about 8th grade I wanted to smoke weed, I actually wanted to become a pot head. It's kind of sad but I was in 8th grade...
    Anonymous446 Anonymous446 18-21, F 4 days ago

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