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I Have Liver Disease

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    Just Diagnosed With Alcoholic Hepatitis And Terrified! - Well, I drank for years due to depression, loneliness and going to New Orleans bars too often with my husband. I have...
    AlabamaGirl56 AlabamaGirl56 56-60, F Oct 30, 2013

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    To Others In The Same Boat... - I'm 25yrs old and have liver disease caused by Porphyria (a hereditary disease). Liver disease isn't pleasant. The jaundice and ascites turns you...
    MsMidnight MsMidnight 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2010

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    Lver Failure - i was diagnosed with hep c in 1995 am currently in a great deal of pain, am currently on morphine contin 90 mg a day, this isn't working for the pain any sugestions...
    dennis3999 dennis3999 56-60, M Oct 4, 2013

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    Chronic Hebatitis B - Been dieagnoses two or three years ago not sure not sever enough for treat ment thank god my health is perfect they say to me tho they tell me not to...
    ccdo ccdo 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    My Dad's Hope - I want to share my Dad's story with the world, so his hope can spread. He was an heavy drinker for most of my life and quit over two years ago. A few months ago he...
    lakebaby lakebaby 31-35 2 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    Not Lucky - im 29 years old with advanced liver disease due to alcohol..i do not drink daily maybe my body just dont have the ability to eliminate it. im from a country that liver...
    walkingdeadman walkingdeadman 26-30, M May 19, 2013

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    Fighting With My Body - Hi!  I am clearly new here and do not know exactly where to begin so here goes... About three years ago I as diagnoses with non-alcoholic fatty liver...
    hopefultc hopefultc 31-35, F Oct 22, 2011

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    My Brother Has Alcohol Liver Disease - i just wanted to share this story with people so others can have hope also... my brother who is just 32 has been a big drinker for many years...
    jenny1981 jenny1981 26-30 3 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    Pain & Raised Enzymes Advised - Terrified - Hi All, I am a long time user of co-codomaol and other migraine related medicines. I suffer from headaches daily and as such, to...
    stevied553 stevied553 36-40 2 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    I Have End Stage Liver Disease Secondary To Cirrhosis . - I was a heavy drink and at the time I came down with a very bad kidney infection. Not realizing that my kidneys were...
    enduser2941 enduser2941 36-40 3 Responses May 29, 2011

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    I Turned Down A Liver. Did I Make The Right Decision? - I have been on the transplant list for 5 years. I have hepatitis "C" and my MELD score has been stable for about a year. It...
    ArizonaSteve ArizonaSteve 51-55, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Non Alcoholic Liver Disease (nafld) - Please let me first say that I respect and realise that many others here have more irrevocable conditions that the one I am facing- but I...
    Sekem Sekem 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 29, 2010

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    Scared... - Well this is where it all started... I just had mine and my husband's second child on June 10th 2012. On the last day in the hospital my blood pressure shot up really...
    Brittdaisy Brittdaisy 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    Not Lucky - im 29 years old with advanced liver disease due to alcohol..i do not drink daily maybe my body just dont have the ability to eliminate it. im from a country that liver...
    walkingdeadman walkingdeadman 26-30, M 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    My son has stage four liver diease since 2002 bleeding varices and gastric varices, He is in pain most the time , hospice is treating pain.but don't know what to expect
    sheila54 sheila54 56-60, F Mar 19

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    I was diagnosed with Graves Disease in 2007. My thyroid tests, T3 and T4 were only mildly high but my TSH was less than 0.01. My symptoms were rapid heart rate and dry and...
    purpleizzybee purpleizzybee 61-65 5 days ago

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    Don't know if it just happens to me .. But because I look ok everyone thinks nothing is wrong with me.. Autoimmune diseases you can't see them ... And having to explain to people...
    Louisek81 Louisek81 31-35, F Apr 1

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    I was diagnosed with Graves' disease almost three years ago, and am still not back to normal. I was misdiagnosed for years going in and out of hospitals when I was 17. Since taking...
    brittnikae brittnikae 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I found Vitacost.com a long time ago and really like it,it has a lot of gluten free foods and other products.Here is my referral link for $10 off an order of $30 or more.If you are...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Hi, my name is Karla, I have been suffering with lymes chronic for the last 2 years. I need some advice on vitamins or foods that can help ease the pain and affects of lymes!!! I'm...
    karlaprince karlaprince 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I slept in the hotel. The night produced an air raid of sound and light. I slept for only a few hours. Hardly a surprise to anyone familiar with me. I dreamt of a giant snake...
    faintking faintking 26-30, M Mar 28

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    I was diagnose with polycythemia vera last 2010 but before the doctors found out that I have the disease I already suffered a lot of pain and agony, I was 43 years old at that...
    edcachero edcachero 46-50, M Mar 27

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    It feels so real, the thoughts keep coming. My brain whispers "your dying" "you can't breathe" "you have a disease" I can't sleep, I can't..I can't live like this..constant...
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have Lyme disease (not LYMES as some people tend to call it). I was diagnosed in November 2011. My first symptom was severe vertigo. Also, I experienced painful arthritis, brain...
    merelymandolin merelymandolin 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Intramarine Isolation Syndrome. It is what I have, my disease. Cool. Quiet. Sometimes green, sometimes blue. Dark, or shining in the sun, but it always feels like no one ever...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 6

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    So where should I start... I have asthma and have had since I was born. I have been on steroids off and on since I was 5 years old. I learned early on to adjust my life because my...
    Eyeofthebeholder23 Eyeofthebeholder23 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Hello. My name is Channyn and here are 10 things that I've learned about myself since I've been diagnosed with Endometriosis that I would like to share with other Endo-sufferers...
    MrsHess MrsHess 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    As you know, this is a chronic disease with no known cure found in the Dermatology world. We are treating with Microcurrent and have had amazing results! The microcurrent is a very...
    drebertchiro14 drebertchiro14 56-60 1 hr ago

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    Chapter 7 - The Mental/Fatal BlowLate in October of 1994 I was at our local American Legion to give blood as an annual civic duty. (sometimes biannual)I always felt super good...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M Mar 19

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    My Bad Luck My Bad Liver I was in 24 when I discovered an infected liver cirrhosis I was working too much I love my job ...I was very handsome ....But everything was over and my...
    farouqali12 farouqali12 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    The dilemma involved communicable disease and prison procedures for housing inmates. Prison officials told me to "just don't tell anyone and if asked say you have never had a...
    miles2gob4isleep miles2gob4isleep 56-60, F Mar 20

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    i would like to donate part of my liver for liver transplantation.Needy liver patients you may contact me on my email id kidneydonormumbaiatyahoo.in
    LIVERDONOR LIVERDONOR 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    since her heart dr. killed her. My wife since 1978 had tumors on her ovaries and uterus they were removed when she had a total hysterectomy one was the size of a nerf football...
    bigal43h bigal43h 51-55 Mar 18

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    I guess I am lucky and it could be worse. Technically, I am awaiting the official report back from the biopsy but my last round of blood work was positive for autoimmune. My liver...
    Dawn0421 Dawn0421 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Ever since a very young age I have been a Liverpool fan. I suppose coming from the family background it was natural. I would love to hear from any Liverpool fans here on EP. Then...
    aussieguy01 aussieguy01 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    i KNOW i can help. I have had Vestibular Migraines for 4 years now and I have a step by step way to take back control of your life and go back to living. Now before i go any...
    SOPHDOG SOPHDOG 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I have been suffering from this skin condition for about 4-5 years. It sort of began slowly progressing as I was in high school and then further on. I used to think that this...
    Dianaangel Dianaangel 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I do not have Parkinson's disease but I added this experience because I plan to become a neurologist specializing in Parkinson's disease and I love reading what you have to say...
    emily39 emily39 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I was just diagnosed with Forestier's Disease or DISH...Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosisin in my lower spine. I've had weakness in my legs, lower back for the past 4...
    halley888 halley888 46-50, F Mar 26

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    I have Lupus and Lupus nephritis an incurable autoimmune disease and kidney involvement. One of the issues of living with an incurable disease is that its also an invisible...
    Young24Lupus Young24Lupus 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    To the patients who have Lupus or other diseases, what diseases do you have? How long have you had it? Do you feel this diseases is going kill you? Got any "I almost died...
    heartbroken69 heartbroken69 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have been diagnosed with MCTD in May 13, 2013. I've been to doctors after doctors. Hospitals after hospital. None knew what was going on with me. I felt more weak each day...
    laquino98 laquino98 13-15, F Mar 20

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    I don't think people take anxiety seriously. It is a serious disease and i think it is a major symptom of depression and other psychological diseases. Experiencing a panic attack...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 30

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    I was diagnosed two years ago and in the past two years I have been seen by over 25 doctors. From hematology to neurology to my good old GI I go to almost every specialty you can...
    madisonreis madisonreis 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I was never sick as a child-actually, quite the opposite. I was strong, rambunctious, energetic, and was constantly getting in to this I wasn't supposed to. Lol. So, fast forward...
    RustyJames2130 RustyJames2130 31-35, F Mar 23

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    TMI.... Or not enough? A week ago I had no idea what renal colic was. I knew it was bad and not something I wanted. A week ago a baby was still not entirely out of the question...
    owchimama owchimama 31-35, F Mar 25

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    The hardest thing about having something that makes you feel less desirable is you will start to believe you are. I found my mate when i was only 15 years old. I had only been...
    madi10 madi10 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    The hardest thing about having something that makes you feel less desirable is you will start to believe you are. I found my mate when i was only 15 years old. I had only been...
    madi10 madi10 26-30, M Mar 31

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    The hardest thing about having something that makes you feel less desirable is you will start to believe you are. I found my mate when i was only 15 years old. I had only been...
    madi10 madi10 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Tooth Loss- Understanding Tooth Loss and Dental Implants What Causes Tooth Loss? There are numerous reasons as to why people lose some, most or all of their teeth. One of the...
    suncitydental suncitydental 22-25, F Apr 4

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    I think I might have Cushing's Disease. Looking for someone who can explain what they went through with this.
    Jackson2033 Jackson2033 18-21, F Apr 4

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