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Old 05-03-2011, 10:59 PM
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My boyfriend has it and he says that drinking 2 cups of coffee a day cleans out his system!
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Old 05-09-2011, 11:11 PM
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My boyfriend has it and he says that drinking 2 cups of coffee a day cleans out his system!
I really hope that your kidding honey...If it was that easy only..I have it and I am going thru living hell right now in treatment...Treatment is compared to Kemo..check and just make sure you dont have it, and good luck....
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:58 PM
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well to start out this is the first time i've ever reached out online, i hope ya'll just have some patience with me as i venture out and reach out, my ex is obviously in prison due to unfortunate events bt us, but he has hep c and ms and i just wonder/hope how he is doing in the system? any insight or comments would be so helpful....i hate that i think about him all the time.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:54 AM
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Kimberlia: Welcome to Prison Talk . Be sure to check the FL Prison forums to get answers from other members who are dealing with similar medical issues there.
http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=128

Here is an article by FL Dept of health discussing Hep C in prison.
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/disease_c...corrindex.html
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He should take the treatment while its free and he is locked up. Maybe it will work. What's his genotype?
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:06 AM
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In the prison i just got out of, a LOT of guys have Hep C. It was the disease I most worried about getting, not because it's the most serious, but because it's very contagious.

The best case scenario for a patient is to get a comprehensive blood panel of the various liver enzymes as well as liver function tests. If those are already abnormal, an ultrasound is a good idea to see if any scarring has taken place. Remember tho, that even if the liver is 75% destroyed, the person can survive! Also, many patients shed the virus out of their system in time. That last reason, in addition to the ridiculously high cost of interferon and other drugs, means that an inmate may be told by his doctor to wait and see.

It can be a manageable illness, and it can be cured. Best of luck to all who suffer from any liver ailments.
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