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"I have not had any complications with my kidneys so far, but that is one of my greatest fears.   "
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"are you having any kidnry problems due to the immunosuppressants?"
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Chinese herbal Fuzheng Huaya to reduce scarring from fibrosis

I have been doing some research on chinese herbal medicine Fuzheng Huaya used to reverse and prevent liver fibrosis in hep c patients.This is what I found. Its been safely used in china for over 20 years and has minimal side effects.There are current trials going on in the US showing very promising results. I know its that curse word HERBS. Sounds better than tearing ourselves apart with interferon and ribavirin!!. Im currently trying to find out if it can be used in post tx -hep c positive…See More
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Bill S. commented on Sbuonomo's blog post post liver transplant still hep c positive need to stop the virus
" Hep C is for some of us a lifetime sentence. I was transplanted 3/22/2005 and the virus was there immediately post tx. I tried the ribo last year with no response. I'm now stage 4 CKD and will probably need dialisis at some point. But you…"
Aug 3, 2011
A. Front commented on Sbuonomo's blog post post liver transplant still hep c positive need to stop the virus
"You might want to look into doing the new current treatment for hep C which is proving more successful. I'd also suggest you post your question on the medhelp.org web site under hep C. There are a lot of knowledgeable people there who might be…"
Aug 2, 2011
Carlos commented on Sbuonomo's blog post post liver transplant still hep c positive need to stop the virus
"Get a 2nd opinion or change doctors. Like bellybuttons, all institutions are collecting lint so they can publish according to their research protocol.  Perhaps someone decided you should be a control. You are ultimately responsible for your own…"
Aug 2, 2011
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post liver transplant still hep c positive need to stop the virus

I am post tx with hep c positive. After 2 years my biopsy came back stage 2-3 grade -2. periportal fibrosis Im already half way on my way to needing another liver. The drs never treated me with interferon and ribovirin due to deppression and anemia. I feel this was a mistake. cyclosporine eating up kidneys (1.6 creatine), (36 bun), 48gfr). Is there anybody who is in my shoes and can recommend how I should proceed. Also what is your opinion about going on a trial for post transplant hep c…See More
Aug 2, 2011
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Chinese herbal Fuzheng Huaya to reduce scarring from fibrosis

Posted on August 3, 2011 at 6:22pm 0 Comments

I have been doing some research on chinese herbal medicine Fuzheng Huaya used to reverse and prevent liver fibrosis in hep c patients.This is what I found. Its been safely used in china for over 20 years and has minimal side effects.There are current trials going on in the US showing very promising results. I know its that curse word HERBS. Sounds better than tearing ourselves apart with interferon and ribavirin!!. Im currently trying to find out if it can be used in post tx -hep c positive… Continue

post liver transplant still hep c positive need to stop the virus

Posted on August 2, 2011 at 1:33pm 4 Comments

I am post tx with hep c positive. After 2 years my biopsy came back stage 2-3 grade -2. periportal fibrosis Im already half way on my way to needing another liver. The drs never treated me with interferon and ribovirin due to deppression and anemia. I feel this was a mistake. cyclosporine eating up kidneys (1.6 creatine), (36 bun), 48gfr). Is there anybody who is in my shoes and can recommend how I should proceed. Also what is your opinion about going on a trial for post transplant hep c… Continue

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At 5:02pm on July 22, 2012, Karen Weddick said…
At 8:13am on August 10, 2011, Jennifer Morgan said…

I have not had any complications with my kidneys so far, but that is one of my greatest fears. 

 

At 5:36pm on August 1, 2011, Karen Weddick said…
I’d like to welcome you to the Transplant Café. You are now a member of a warm, friendly, supportive, caring, understanding, sensitive and informative site. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask and I’ll be glad to help you out. So glad you are here and again welcome to the Transplant Café. Also, if you could please add a photo of yourself or something that represents you or your experience with transplantation, or a pet, etc. to your profile so we can get to know you better. It's really easy! Just click this link for the new members guide where you'll find instructions on how to add a photo.
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