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Author Topic: 7 weeks post and now having shortness of breath  (Read 5094 times)

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Offline strangerbynight

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7 weeks post and now having shortness of breath
« on: December 20, 2017, 10:05:17 pm »
I have done 12 weeks generics harvoni 7 weeks ago, was undetected eot bit now i having a shortness of breath, i went to ER 2 weeks ago and they took x-ray,  blood work, EKG and told me everything looks normal and was send home, but the think that could be the effect my my quitting smoke, but i quited 14 months ago and never have this issue, my lung feels a bit itchy, i have no fever, no runny nose, no flu or cold, i can eat well, i treadmill 40 minutes a day, so what can this be?
« Last Edit: December 20, 2017, 10:24:27 pm by strangerbynight »

Offline Lynn K

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Re: 7 weeks post and now having shortness of breath
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2017, 10:31:56 pm »
Probably should follow up with your primary care provider. Could be an oncoming cold or flu or dozens of things.

Emergency rooms are not the best place to go for a diagnosis. Their primary purpose it to treat an emergency medical problem then have the patient follow up with their own doctor.
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!


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