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Offline BillT

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Just checking in
« on: February 18, 2017, 07:11:22 pm »
I'm still alive,getting on with life,and enjoying it.I had my physical a week ago and everything is normal.I'll try to get on more but no promises. :)
Contracted 1973 Military
Diagnosed 1980
Pegintron treatment 2004 unsucessful
Genotype 1b
FibroScan 10 (F2)
Start Viekira 10.17.2015

AST 40 ALT 69
VL 440k
10.31.2015/Week 2 Labs : AST 14/ALT 17
No VL done
10.14.2015/Week 4 labs : AST 14/ALT 14
VL UNDETECTED!!!
12.11.2015/Week 8 Labs : AST 12/ALT 13
No VL done
01.05.2016/EOT labs : AST 15/ALT 13
VL UNDETECTED!!!

12 WEEK SRV:UN-BLOODY DETECTABLE !!!!!!!!

24 WEEK SVR:UNDETECTABLE!!!! Thank You God.

Fibroscan 6Mo. Post Treatment 7.15.2016-5.3(F1)

Offline KimInTheForest

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Re: Just checking in
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2017, 07:50:51 pm »
Good to hear from you, Bill! And nice reduction in your fibroscan post-treatment, from 10 to 5.3.

cheers,
kim :)
Kim Goldberg (Nanaimo, BC)
1970s: Contracted HCV (genotype 3a)
2015: Cured with Harvoni + ribavirin (12 weeks)
MY STORY: https://pigsquash.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/undetectable-my-hep-c-story/

Offline BillT

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Re: Just checking in
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2017, 07:55:43 pm »
Hi Kim,
          That Fibroscan was last July I believe.The AST and ALT were absolutely normal so there's no reason for me to think my liver isn't doing even better now.What a blessing.My doctor shocked me by testing for liver cancer,I never even gave that a thought,and she said everything spot on.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2017, 07:59:55 pm by BillT »
Contracted 1973 Military
Diagnosed 1980
Pegintron treatment 2004 unsucessful
Genotype 1b
FibroScan 10 (F2)
Start Viekira 10.17.2015

AST 40 ALT 69
VL 440k
10.31.2015/Week 2 Labs : AST 14/ALT 17
No VL done
10.14.2015/Week 4 labs : AST 14/ALT 14
VL UNDETECTED!!!
12.11.2015/Week 8 Labs : AST 12/ALT 13
No VL done
01.05.2016/EOT labs : AST 15/ALT 13
VL UNDETECTED!!!

12 WEEK SRV:UN-BLOODY DETECTABLE !!!!!!!!

24 WEEK SVR:UNDETECTABLE!!!! Thank You God.

Fibroscan 6Mo. Post Treatment 7.15.2016-5.3(F1)

Offline gnatcatcher

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Re: Just checking in
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2017, 08:25:29 pm »
Bill, it's great to touch base again and see your FibroScan score halved. I'm sure you're right that there's no reason to think your liver isn't doing even better now. My hep doc thinks there's a good chance my kPa score will be below 9 next time. If he's not worried about my getting HCC (he says no more ultrasounds if I get below 9 kPa), there's no reason for you to worry.

You checked back in just in time to write a fine post to Ray.

Best,

Gnatty
9/29/71 transfusions
HCV genotype 1a
7/09/15-9/30/15 Harvoni

Before treatment:
Viral Load 9,490,582
FibroScan 19.5 kPa [F4]
ALT 262
AST 217
ALP 183

Most recent:
VL still UNDETECTED (SVR 102)
FibroScan 7.6 kPa [F1-2]
ALT 15
AST 20
ALP 85

Offline BillT

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Re: Just checking in
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2017, 08:46:34 pm »
Hi Gnatty,
              Glad to everyone is doing fine and more dragons are biting the dust.When I did that last Fibroscan they were looking for under 7.If I could do it,I'm sure you'll make the cut. :)
Contracted 1973 Military
Diagnosed 1980
Pegintron treatment 2004 unsucessful
Genotype 1b
FibroScan 10 (F2)
Start Viekira 10.17.2015

AST 40 ALT 69
VL 440k
10.31.2015/Week 2 Labs : AST 14/ALT 17
No VL done
10.14.2015/Week 4 labs : AST 14/ALT 14
VL UNDETECTED!!!
12.11.2015/Week 8 Labs : AST 12/ALT 13
No VL done
01.05.2016/EOT labs : AST 15/ALT 13
VL UNDETECTED!!!

12 WEEK SRV:UN-BLOODY DETECTABLE !!!!!!!!

24 WEEK SVR:UNDETECTABLE!!!! Thank You God.

Fibroscan 6Mo. Post Treatment 7.15.2016-5.3(F1)

Offline Philadelphia

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Re: Just checking in
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2017, 11:31:44 pm »
Hi Bill,  I've been out of the country a lot over the past few months but I'm back now. Glad to hear you are going well. I had a check up in December and all seemed well there too.
CURED SVR24  Class of 2015
Wk 12 post EOT 30.11.15: ALT 14 AST 22 GGT 22 VL UND
Week 19 07.08.15: ALT 17 AST 23 GGT 25
Week 12 18.06.15: ALT 21 AST 23 GGT 28
Week 8 25.05.15: ALT 23 AST 27 GGT 30 VL UND
Week 4 20.04.14: ALT 30 AST 36 VL 40
Treatment start 23.03.15: ALT 137 AST 185 VL 342,600
Cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, Genotype 1a - Viekira Pak + riba 24 weeks
Total failure interferon/ribavirin/boceprovir Mar 2013
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/grace-campbell

 


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