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Where is everyone?not many new posts today..

Not many new posts:/

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Hi, guess people are busy as most on the site are clear of the virus 😁 & it's warmer now in the UK. We have to make the most of that 🌞 I would post but my story isn't great & people seem to want to read success stories I don't want to bring people down or create undue worry. I am still waiting for results 3 weeks on from end of maviret treatment in January. Unlike the rest I have some problems but I had a very high viral load & had it forever. Everybody else has cleared the virus at week 2. 😍😍

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Some days are better than others. I hope all goes well for you and that the disease will go away. I had my labs drawn recently..i wonder what it shows.altogether ive been on mavyret for 6 weeks. I have anxiety because i want the treatment to be successful. I try my best not to isolate myself because that leads to depression.they say the overall cure rate is 98%..God bless you and remember he will provide for us;)

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I am sure you'll be clear by now, yes almost 100% success rate. I keep myself occupied but dont spend much time at all with other people. Keeping physically busy & active distracts me and stops the worrying etc I totally understand the anxiety, I am the same. 😍

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Staying busy is key too..i make myself exercise especially walking..i dont drink either...how do you feel following treatment?

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I ve walked 5 miles today, knees a little sore ☺ I feel better after treatment but I have new issues. Think its due to weighing only 84 lbs. Sure the medication wiped me out and I now have fibrosis which I didn't have pre treatment . But if it doesn't develop into cirrhosis and I get cleared of virus I can live with that 😁

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You have a great attitude!how long did you take the medicine for hep c?i cant seem to lose a pound i weigh 153..i feel tired easy..im grateful though to have the mavyret pills..i pray to be healed..i pray you get stronger and stronger

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I took them for 8 weeks. I have genotype 3a with specific variants. such a complicated disease. No 2 people seem to be the same with symptoms and side effects. We have a protocol here that is followed strictly so we can't choose. I am hoping it was worth it. But not sure I will take on the next meds if not clear. I have always been same weight even during treatment. lucky some say but I think if I had had some beef on my bones I may have fared better 😂 so in that respect be thankful as it's a good thing 😍😍

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Yes for sure...i was told i had genotype 1a..we will both be healed ..i believe it

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Ah that's good as genotype 1a responds better to the new drugs like maviret than genotype 3a. people think 1a is the hardest but that was with old treatments. 3 is the new 1 unluckily for me 😂 numbers eh? Aww love the belief 😇

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There are soo many types of this ugly disease..my hope is that it goes away and never comes back. Im having a ultrasound this week to see how my liver looks..hopefully its ok

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Ah that's good. They haven't given me one since 12 months ago. I asked but they will give me a fibroscan in 9 months. Protocol again. I am not satisfied so am going to ask again as my liver is quite alot worse than it was. No fibrosis before my treatment now stage F3. I don't drink any alcohol at all either. approx 1 to 3% people can have this. Just my misfortune. It's the constant worry that gets us down and I know that's bad for my health. I should hopefully have blood results next week, 3 weeks waiting. But not in a hurry really. All the numbers & tests make me anxious 😓

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Me too!i had a liver ultrasound and the test was inconclusive..so im now having to go have a mri

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