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I Am Waiting For a Liver Transplant

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    why I am always supposed to wait when I hate it.....I really can't wait for anyone at any cost. this make my breathing so fast and I feel lose of comfort in breathing. if the one...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F Jun 30

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    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It is hard to wait.. But hopefully you're worth waiting for <3 :x
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    Hi.Im Indian lesbian who's still waiting for her true love..m very nice,simple cute and have a jolly nature ..any Indian lesbian also seeking my kinda girl so plz give me response...
    Naina90 Naina90 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Leavening and Kneeding Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme Waiting for her to rise She was a true love of mine
    lefft lefft 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I have been waiting for you patiently, but several years passed, where are you?! Now I am starting to adboult that if I can ever find you in this life?Please come into my life I...
    snowbird08 snowbird08 41-45, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I wish I wish I could find love I wish wish I could have it right now I wish I wish she would come time me beautiful Funny Caring Kind With such beauty is all I can ask...
    Singleton34 Singleton34 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Every day, he used to text me at 9:30pm until two words, "I'm done" popped up. It's been three months and he suddenly showed up out of no where yesterday. Asked me about summer...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Wherever you are I want you to know I'm waiting and I'm ready to show you love (not sexually) and comfort with every conversation and every time we meet. I need you now I'm getting...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 13 hrs ago

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    I've decided to wait a while ago and as a man it's real hard but I know it'll pay of in the end Its time for me to grow up I'm not trying to be another bum that's just scared of...
    tgn123 tgn123 18-21, M Jun 24

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    I can't wait to die. I really don't understand the purpose of my life :( it's not that I feel this way all the time but I do feel it most of the time like now ! I really feel...
    salinder salinder 18-21 Jun 26

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    Ill never get into another relationship, til god makes it clear for me to be in one...to young anyways 😒💯
    Richesss Richesss 16-17, F Jun 28

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    I'm feeling very confused because Ill be 18 in a few days and I feel like I'm at wrong because I'm a virgin. I am one by choice, of course. Not really religious reasons but, I...
    Ascbl Ascbl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I look around at some of the people in my life that have done nothing harm and ill will. They use people, chew them up and spit them out. I wait and wait for karma to kick in...
    skk1966 skk1966 46-50, F Jul 2

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    The day is done, the sun has set The night has come bringing what i dread Thoughts of you race threw my head A simple thought of yesterday's Regretful fears of past years I cant...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F Jul 13

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    I haven't even gotten my first kiss yet even though I am going to be a freshman in college this year. :/ I am looking for that girl that wants to be with me, that cares about me...
    james137 james137 18-21, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I live with my boyfriend but there is lack of communication and zero intimacy! I know there is someone out there for me. I just got out of a 28 year not good marriage and I'm...
    readytobehappy readytobehappy 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I know love is out there. I have so much to give. I pray every night that God will give me or send me my one true love. The love of my life. Since I was little I only wanted to...
    readytobehappy readytobehappy 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    After being single for almost two years I don't know if I'll ever find anyone to make a life with. 36 isn't young and I don't have any friend that aren't married and have more then...
    Rocket7477 Rocket7477 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    With my best friend! Let's see how this goes!!!
    LaMancha91 LaMancha91 22-25, M Jun 29

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    dear if you are reading this answer the one text that is in your inbox
    tushar42 tushar42 18-21, M Jul 2

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    i am very much attracted to girls i dnt know why but i want to have her as special person
    meera0105 meera0105 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    do anybody tell why this is happening that i have said her the truth and then also is is confuse of the long distance relationship
    tushar42 tushar42 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    text me im bored and a little horny
    bigman14 bigman14 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Relationship is not about age,not about distance,not about communicating each other everyday.What important most is:Trust and Loyalty.
    allega allega 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm stuck between feelings of false hope and betrayal. They won't go away. I just want to not feel anything right now.
    justbelieve justbelieve 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Waiting make me feel stupid 😤 I'm waiting for him but now he will been inlove with someone else ! I thought we have been a mutual understanding but looks what he did to me...
    bleszy bleszy 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Waiting for a text tht you'll probably never get is horrible :(
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You know what sucks about having online friends? U know theyre there but they dont try to talk to u. The green dot by their name on Facebook. They tweet and retweet on Twitter. The...
    AngelBornInHell AngelBornInHell 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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