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A Little Encouragement

Just thougt I'd post that after 18 weeks of Tx I am SVR! I'm 65 with geno type 1b and started with a vl of over 10,000,000. Stage 3 bridging cirrhosis.
I think it's important that those of us who are successful share so everyone doesn't get totally overwhelmed with all the bad things that can happen, like I was when I first started looking. Yes, bad things can happen, but so can good things and being a glass 1/2 full kinda gal I wanted to add this post for some balance.
I hope you can find this helpful on your journey.

Karen
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971268 tn?1253200799
Congrats, that is TERRIFIC news! Goes to show age doesn't necessarily mean anything, and it's great that you didn't let anyone discourage you from treating.

Is it possible you mean RVR and not SVR?  Aren't you still treating?
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I read your previous posts and it looks like you started treatment about November 2009 so you couldn't be 6 months post treatment yet. Did you mean Undetectable? Are so you still treating? If you are UND congratulations!!! That's fantastic too!
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If you are RVR, this is a great predictor of successful treatment and SVR in the future. Best of luck to you.
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427265 tn?1444076436
I'm 'reading" UND at 18 weeks, not SVR or RVR. Is this correct? If so, are you thinking of extending tx? It's always good to get that UND especially those of us in the harder to treat category. Best wishes to you and an SVR in the future.

Pam
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Time frame puts kconn14 at or around 18 wks of tx.  She was told by her hepatologist she was a rapid responder so let's hope 30 more weeks of tx left and big SVR after that.

I'm pulling for you!!

Trinity

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476246 tn?1418870914
I'm rooting for you. Congrats on still being undetected!!!
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