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Author Topic: I'm FREE!!!!!  (Read 8986 times)

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Offline strongtower

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I'm FREE!!!!!
« on: August 25, 2017, 02:11:13 pm »
Well, I'm happy to say that I got my test results back today and I'm FREE and CLEAR of the HCV!!! Woohoo!!

I'm on my 6th day of my last 28 days on Harvoni!

~Maddy

Diagnosed with hepC (genotype 1a) in 2003
8/3/04 viral load: 10,700,000
12/9/04 viral load: 4,030,000
3/9/05 viral load: 11,000,000
2/3/06 viral load: 6,950,000
8/9/12 viral load: 1,715,882
3/28/17 viral load: 3,921,231

8/18/17 AST: 36 ALT: 20

*Started Harvoni June 22, 2017
5/17/17 viral load: 851,555
7/6/17 viral load: 548
7/20/17 viral load: 76
8/3/17 viral load: <15
8/24/17 viral load: NOT DETECTED

Offline KY

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Re: I'm FREE!!!!!
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2017, 06:21:01 pm »
Awesome news!!!!

Offline sandrooney

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Re: I'm FREE!!!!!
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2017, 07:23:54 am »
Awesome !!!!!

Offline KimInTheForest

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Re: I'm FREE!!!!!
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2017, 03:52:46 pm »
CONGRATS Maddy!!!

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 KY

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Re: I'm FREE!!!!!
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2017, 08:59:23 pm »
Great. I just found out today that I am free too. I have 7 pills left to go. It feels great!!!!

Offline Lynn K

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Re: I'm FREE!!!!!
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2017, 11:38:25 pm »
Congrats to you both now just need to wait for the 12 weeks post treatment results to know you are free forever!
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!
I AM FREE!

Offline lporterrn

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Re: I'm FREE!!!!!
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2017, 02:40:43 pm »
Congratulations. Please consider sharing your joy and hope by submitting your Hep Story: https://www.hepmag.com/category/hep-stories
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/lucindakporter

Offline Philadelphia

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Re: I'm FREE!!!!!
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2017, 05:21:38 pm »
Great news. Enjoy that freedom. :)
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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