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Author Topic: Post Hep C and Covid19  (Read 560 times)

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Offline WholeFoods

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Post Hep C and Covid19
« on: March 15, 2020, 05:48:45 pm »
HepatitisAustralia.com states that if you have been cured of Hep C and have chronic conditions after cure, you are considered to be even higher risk for complications should you contract COVID19, whether the condition is liver or immune-related.

Also, the surgeon general has stated that older adults (60 and over) typically do not develop real high fevers and that if you are an older adult who develops a fever of 99+ you should contact your doctor and push for COVID19 testing.

Stay well and follow the rules!


Offline Lynn K

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Re: Post Hep C and Covid19
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2020, 08:53:41 pm »
Yup I’m 62 and have cirrhosis so two risk factors
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!

 


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