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Welcome! I admit I haven't been on here much since my fiancée finished up treatment almost a year ago, but I will try to pop in more now that other supporters are on here. Treatment can be daunting, and I know there were times where I felt helpless and scared. The people here, both partners and people with Hep C were so supportive. Ask questions, explore, feel free to vent. I hope things go relatively easy with your husband's treatment!

Lindsay

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Welcome...good luck with your husband's treatment.  You will find lots of support on this forum.  Ask lots of questions...this forum just about saved me as my husband was very moody during his triple therapy treatment and I needed a place to vent.  Everyone is wonderful.....keep us posted onhi



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Geno type 1,��after 20 YEARS Harvoni finally arrived....after six prior treatments...�Began harvoni for 24 weeks.....30 days viral count....STILL 0.......Tom now HEP C and Cancer FREE



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Thank you everyone!!!! I will take all advice and suggestions and apply when needed. Thanks for all your support already and I will keep you posted!

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Hi guys!  Welcome!  Here is what my Dr gave me for people on triple therapy.
1.   Take Pegasys the same time every week.
2.   Take Incivek and Ribavirin with food containing some fat.  (20 grams of fat at least)
3.   Take Aleive of Tylenol every 12 hrs as needed if flu like symtoms become uncomfortable.
4.   Take Omega-3 fish oil 3000mg (900mg-1000mg. EFA)
5.   Take Vitamin D 2000 IU per day
6.   Take multi-vitamin without iron
7.   Take Lecithin 1200mg per day
8.   Do not take any herbs or minerals while on treatment.
9.   Eat a diet high in protein and complex carbohydrates. Chicken, fish, eggs, low fat cheese, fruits, vegetables, whole wheat bread, and brown rice are all good examples.
10. Drink 3-4 lts of water or low sugar de-caf drinks.
11. No alcohol....hahahaha
12. Aerobic exercise and light strength training 3 times per week.
13. Do blood work on time and keep scheduled appointments.

Good luck and ask any questions you have here. This is a great place



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GT1a, St2 Lv2 last biopsy 2002, VL  11.4m,  start triple tx 9/30/11

VL 470 @4wks.....VL 22,000 @8wks  stopped tx

Round 2-  Started 3/16/12   PSI-7977, BMS-790052, Riba Undetectable day 14

Did 24 weeks Still UND 12 weeks post tx, SVR24!!!!!!! 2/14/13

 

 

 

 

 



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Hi Sheescraftee, welcome, good to see you here giving support to your husband, Brian!  It`s only natural that you`re feeling apprehensive, and the thought of him starting treatment is bound to seem quite scary, but you can be sure of getting loads of support, understanding, and good advice here from people who know what it`s like.

All the best of luck, you both share a very positive attitude, and yes, you will get through this together!!

Feel free to ask any questions, we`re here to help.  All the best of luck!  smile



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Jill 

(68 yo, lives in UK)

Was Gen 3a, 

24wks Peg/Riba, Sep 2010 - Mch 2011

UND @ Wk.4, UND @ EOT, 

SVR Nov 2011 --> Still UND @ EOT + 4 yrs.

 

 



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Welcome to the board.   A lot of positivity and good vibes here.  I was in your  exact position 30 weeks ago.  Your doctor should be aggressive in addressing side effects and should tell you the dos and don'ts.  All the information you need is probably on here somewhere, but don't hesitate to ask questions.  I just completed 30 weeks of my 48.  This will probably be your treatment if using Incevik.  Things got much better for me after 12 weeks.  Your wife will be a very important source of support.  Mine has been great, but still gets a little sensitive with my mood changes.  Only she and the doc will have any idea what you are going through.  Hang in there and know there are better, healthier times ahead.



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Hep C 1a since probably 1981.  Incivek, riba and interferon-48 weeks.  UND at weeks 2-4-6-8-10-12-16-20-24.  Previously Interferon alone for 6 months non-responder.  SVR 48 weeks 12/11/14



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Thank you baby for your support!!! We will get thru this together!!!

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Hello!!! My husband is about to start treatment and we have both joined this forum. He received the results from his liver biopsy and he is stage 3 fibrosis with genotype 1a. He will be doing the triple therapy. He should be starting therapy in about 1-2 weeks max, as we are just waiting for the doctor office to get insurance info verified. His Dr is amazing and be are both feeling very blessed with this. We are only going into this with positive mindsets and hopefulness! But I cannot lie-I am afraid of the unknown and scared to see him not feeling well if and when that happens. Positive positive positive is all I keep saying in my head. We both work full time and have an amazing 3 year old boy. I look forward to the support anyone can give as well as any suggestions for me. We will beat this together!!!! Thanks in advance!!!!

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