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3 years 6 months ago #27420

Congratulations tototo on your SVR 6 :cheer: :+1:

That's great news! If you get to SVR 12 it's over 99% guarantee you are cured.

If you need any additional treatment, and you are in USA, I highly recommend going through Fix Hep-C here. You can get exactly what you need from Dr. James, if you need it. For less money than going though your insurance (I live in USA).

You hit the motherlode when you landed on this site. This is where people get cured.


Karma has your back ↓


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Gt 1a, F0, VL 6.5 million, AST 59, ALT 62
Started Twinvir 1/15/16
6 wk. labs VL UND, AST 27, ALT 20
EOT labs VL UND, AST 23, ALT 19
SVR 16, VL UND, AST 28, ALT 17
SVR 24 , VL UND, 10/8/16
SVR 125, VL UND, 9/22/18
SVR 230, VL UND, 10/3/20
Last Edit: 3 years 6 months ago by Greedfighter.
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3 years 6 months ago #27450

Hello Everyone,
I am two days short of finishing my 8 weeks with Mavyret.
I am concerned with the treatment outcome because of my eight week only prescription ,even though I was undetected at week 5 or even earlier (my first BW was done at 2weeks and a half) and back then I was <15 detected.
Sometimes my skin itches and I get a red large blotch (?) it happened yesterday...
Also has anyone experienced a very bloated stomach?
For the last two weeks my stomach gets extremely bloated especially in the evening.
Has anyone experience the same during treatment?

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3 years 6 months ago #27464

Hello tototo,

With Harvoni 8 weeks is not as good as 12 weeks.

With Mavyret 8 weeks is as good as 12 weeks Harvoni.

It's possible your stomach bloating and skin itch relate to the Mavyret as rashes and stomach upset are the commonest side effects of any drugs.

I would expect that to settle down when you finish (today!) and that you will achieve SVR12.


YMMV
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3 years 6 months ago #27477

Thank you Dr James for your words of support and for all the times you took the time to write me.
It gives me hope I will achieve 12SVR.
I will certainly contact you if I don't.

Gratefully,
Carla

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3 years 3 months ago #27665

Hello,
Approaching the 3 months mark, doing BW on the 20th.
Can't wait!

In the last 3 to 4 weeks have been itching, on arms, legs, stomach.
As a result get hives like I did before tx.
has anyone experienced the same after treatment?

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3 years 3 months ago #27666

Hello tototo,

Sorry to hear you're itching. Bloodwork might be useful but so would a picture of the rash.

It's rarel, but not completely unheard of, for people to get drug reaction rashes associated with the treatment of their Hep C with these new drugs.


YMMV
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3 years 2 months ago #27731

Hi,
Just wanted to update the ones who helped and the ones who are going to be helped (in treatment) and, of course, Dr James!
At the 3 months mark EOT this is where I am : )

As of now I do not have a gastro because he left my insurance plan so I had to ask my primary Dr. to oder the tests.
It's ok, because in 3 months I will be undetected, god willing, and will not have to put my feet in another lab for a long time!

I still itch and for that I get hives, I always thought this was a symptom of hep C.
Now I feel it could be something else. And at least for a while, I am fine with it too.
All of you were a big support to me.
Thank you!


HCV RNA, QUANTITATIVE REAL TIME PCR
NOT DETECTED IU/mL
<15 NOT DETECTED


HCV RNA, QUANTITATIVE REAL TIME PCR
<1.18 NOT DETECTED
NOT DETECTED Log IU/mL
<1.18 NOT DETECTED

PROTEIN, TOTAL
7.3
6.1-8.1 g/dL
ALBUMIN
4.1
3.6-5.1 g/dL
GLOBULIN
3.2
1.9-3.7 g/dL (calc)
ALBUMIN/GLOBULIN RATIO
1.3
1.0-2.5 (calc)
BILIRUBIN, TOTAL
0.3
0.2-1.2 mg/dL
BILIRUBIN, DIRECT
0.1
< OR = 0.2 mg/dL
BILIRUBIN, INDIRECT
0.2
0.2-1.2 mg/dL (calc)
ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE
79
33-130 U/L
AST
18
10-35 U/L
ALT
10
6-29 U/L

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3 years 2 months ago #27732

Yippeee Tototo!!
Welcome to the before and after club.
#magic# #magic#


Genotype 3 30 years, 2x treatment interferon/ribavirin non responder. Cirrhosis 17 years. Fibroscan, decompensating, 40 down to 22 by 29/3/16- now down to 6.5, normal, no cirrhosis. Started Buyers Club Sof/Dac 14 Nov 15. SVR 12 29/0716
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3 years 2 months ago #27733

That's awesome Tototo :cheer: :cheer: Looking forward to your SVR 24 announcement.

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3 years 2 months ago #27734

Hello tototo, that looks as good as it can at this stage.

It will be interesting to see if the itch settles down for you. It's certainly NOT a liver related itch with numbers like yours....

Fingers crossed for SVR12 and beyond.


YMMV
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3 years 2 months ago #27751

Hi Tototo,

Sorry about the itching but congratulations on those lovely numbers. :woohoo: :woohoo:


G1a probably early 1980's, Biopsy F1(2010), F2-F3(2015). VL 5+mill; 2+mill (2014) Tx naive. Accessed Sof/Led through Dr Freeman at GP2U and Buyers Club (lifesavers!!!)
Commenced tx 12/11/15. 9 wk: VL <15 Detected but LFT = Normal 12 week results: UND (Yay!) Due to slow response commenced Sof/Dac 4 Feb for 12 weeks. EOT @ 24 weeks 27 April 2016. (With thanks to Dr Freeman et al). SVR11 result: VL 1,950,000. It's back!
New tx 030916 (Viekira Pak, Solvadi, Ribavirin UND @ 111116. EOT 170217.
SVR12 and SVR 24...
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