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Hepatitis C - Have just been qualified to receive harvoni. Little edgy about it. Some reviews are?

Posted 15 Dec 2015 by Joey1949 9 answers

... scary. Have lived with this for 42 years due to blood transfusion. Sometime I wonder about my age to try this am 66

Bleeding Disorder - I've undergone two blood transfusions and a D&C, nothing seems to help, help! ?

Posted 23 Oct 2012 by Mal-John12 6 answers

Nothing seems to help the bleeding. My doctors have found no underlying disease or cancer. I've been bleeding for over five months now, and I'm only twenty one with no children. I've been prescribed birth control to regulate the bleeding but nothing seems to be working. I just feel ...

How long to live with Cirrhosis of the liver?

Posted 11 Jun 2015 by guzmafra 2 answers

My dad was diagnosed with Cirrhosis of the liver May of 2015. he went in because an artery ruptured and needed 8 blood transfusions! During surgery he did flat line! He was released a week later! they said he is going to need a liver transplant but will not consider him because he was an alcoholic. ...

Got depo shot to stop bleeding how long does this take?

Posted 23 Jul 2014 by lamesared7882 1 answer

I am in menopause. I have had a 4 week period once a year for 4 years. before that I would bleed for months resulting in blood transfusions. I recently went to the ER..4 days ago and they gave me a shot of depo. I am still bleeding very badly. in fact it doesn't seem to have gotten any better. ...

My husband 65 recently diagnosed with myelofibrosis. Given Preginterferon Alfa2, had adversed side?

Posted 18 Jul 2012 by dorisang 3 answers

... effect. Dr. now suggest Ruxolitinib. His platelet is 140, RBC 3.2 & Hoemoglobin 8.2. Just recd 3 packets of blood transfusion. Shld we hold back all treatment as I am concerned about side effect. Anyone on Ruxolitinib?

Has anyone used Asacol and Mercaptopurine for moderate to severe colitis? What results?

Posted 13 May 2010 by Tammy Morgan 2 answers

I have been on Asacol since Jan 09. In May while 5 mos pregnant I became very anemic and had a blood transfusion and put on Prednisone. Since thenmy doctor has tried weining me off the Prednisone, however they symptoms flare every time i get down to 20 mg. I am going to start Mercaptopurine ...

Sertraline - why do I av 2 take sertaline?

Posted 23 Aug 2014 by godspeed9 2 answers

I am 37 and a bit paranoid. I have had 2.5 blood transfusions in the last 3 years and would like to know why my doctor gives them me and reason why?

Stomach Ulcer - Does anyone have a non-healing ulcer? Are there any suggestions of what to try?

Posted 14 Oct 2010 by princess75 1 answer

I have been dealing with these ulcers for 3 years now. I have had numerous blood transfusions b/c of them. Proton Pump Inhibitors are not working and the doctors last resort is to remove 1/2 my stomach.

Mds anemia - can you identify with my symptoms and how I'm feeling?

Posted 24 Oct 2010 by MDS Anemia 1 answer

Discovered I had the condition June 2010. Had numerous Blood Transfusions felt great afterwards for a few days and then felt terrible again. Am on Recormin 30 000 ml. (Also known as Epoetin beta) Started with one injuection weekly. In the last 2 months I have the injection every second week. Makes ...

Bloody stools, Anemia, Blood transfusions?

Posted 8 Feb 2011 by snowshoekitty 1 answer

Hi, I'm concerned about my dad. He began taking coumadin a couple of weeks ago and when he had his blood checked this past week his vitamin k was too low I think, and he was severely anemic. He had been having bloody stools for a few days. Now he's in the hospital getting blood ...

I would like to know the best treatment for esophageal bleeding varices. thank you?

Posted 11 Mar 2014 by margie52 2 answers

I got out of the hospital recently. I had blood transfusion twice in two weeks. my dr. gave me three options,band ligation ,sclerotherapy .I will appreciate your help. varices are very large,

Had gastric bypass in 2002. I did have an issue with a reoccurring peptic ulcer 4x?

Posted 9 Jan 2015 by mypeepeye24 1 answer

Each time I needed a blood transfusion and on top of that I am anemic. I know we are told no aspirin and no anti-inflammatory, but I was also told by another dr. ( not a gastric dr) that after 10yrs out we Can have anti-inflammatory... Does anyone know any diff? I am jus worried because of my past ...

Harvoni - I have lichen plants, difficult diagnosis after 4 months. Anyone have this and and Hep c?

Posted 21 May 2016 by He pain 1 answer

Contracted by blood transfusions due to c section. Mouth lesions are painful. VL10,000,,000. Hep c tx recommeded. Feeling very depressed. Thanks. Does lichen plants impact insurance decision to pay for Harvoni?

Aleve - I have been in the hospital with Chrons desease and have many blood transfusions due to?

Posted 25 May 2010 by mznoazark 1 answer

... bleeding out. Due to the many meds Im on Im developing arthritis. The pain meds only help so much , but Ive been taking Alieve which has made a big improvement. Am I in danger of bleeding out again? If so is there anything aquivilent to Alieve I can take?

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