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Triple Therapy for Hep C(almost over!)

Jan 07, 2012 - 1 comments

Yay!! I have been on Hep C treatments since Aug 1st, 2011.  I started with Incivek, Interferon, and Ribavirin.  Im a 1a Genotype.  After 12 weeks of Incivek I had finished that part of the treatments, for the remainder of the time I have been taking the Interferon and Riba.*****I'M SOOO HAPPY TO SAY MONDAY IS MY LAST SHOT!!*****
I have learned alot about myself during this time.  I can say that it has truley brought me closer to GOD and if it took having this disease to save my soul, it was worth it! I also understand deep in my heart the true meaning of GOD's mercy and grace.  I'm so thankful for so much, this site was wonderful for me when I first began treatments, I was scared to death and did not know what to expect.  I did however have every symptom you can name(except hair loss). The rash with Incivek stopped as soon as I finished taking it.  I have had fever of course everyday since Aug 1st, but you get kinda used to it, I always took Ibuprofen for it and it would knock it.  I did get Anemia about half way into to treatments and took some Procrit shots to build my hemoglobin back up, this did work.  Im still really tired, and short of breath, but I got this baby whipped now!! I have had a EVR(Early Viral Response) at 4 weeks, and 12 weeks.  I will test again a week after I finish my meds, I really feel in my heart the LORD has healed me, I know he has keep his hands over my MD's and have carried me through this fight.  I will leave this event in my life a better person, with a new outlook, and ready for world! Thank every person on this site for making my hard days easier, by your kind words, you just dont know what that means to a person so scared.  For the ones beginning treatments, you can do it!! Its tough sometimes, but just rememeber, it wont always be like this! You have good days too!! Pray, the good LORD will help you every step if you turn to him and let him help you through. Thanks Again!! May GOD Bless!

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by Dee1956, Feb 01, 2012
So glad to hear you are done.  I hope you are feeling better.  I still have a couple of weeks and I pray my mind will bounce back from this awful brain fog
Congratulations to you!
Dee

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