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The struggle of mother’s day for a son and mother affected by Hepatitis C and vertical transmission, and what the future looks like.
Yep those are my cons resting up after a big week in Sydney. The red chairs of St Vincents Hospital are a welcome sight every time I go down
This is what it’s like to constantly live with the fear that hep C might come back. This is why it is we must embrace SVR as a cure, because...
Last year I met a bloke with hep C. I liked him immediately although we didn’t have much in common, other than we both had hep C.
Cured thanks to the generic drugs coming out of India, Bangladesh, China and now also Australia.
My treatment finished last week and I am waiting to find out if I am cured.
I’ve been so busy I’ve struggled to find the time to write this blog. That’s kind of cool, isn’t it.
How does curing hepatitis C translate into benefits to health and well-being?
Among those coinfected with HIV, a cure for hepatitis C is linked with improvements in liver stiffness, even if they have cirrhosis.
Once you’ve officially rid yourself of hepatitis C, how certain can you be that the virus is gone for good?
I’ve spent the last 26 years of my life thinking on and off about how good it would be to not have hep C. The older I’ve become and the more...
Great news to report on my HCV viral load test! I still have a Sustained Virologic Response (SVR) for 21 weeks post treatment from Harvoni an...
The stages of Hepatitis C treatment seem to follow a well-defined path for many of us. Each stage has its own challenges and requires differe...
Nearly all hepatitis C patients who achieve an SVR12 have an SVR24.
Patients that achieve SVR even if we have cirrhosis at the start of the treatment see a reversal of inflammation and fibrosis, a reduction in...
Received the wonderful news tested negative 6 months post treatment and received a SVR which essentially means ’cured.’
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