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How bad is cirrhosis of the liver from hep c? should i be angry at ex?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Anger unhelpful: Cirrhosis from hep c is one of the most common causes for liver transplantation in the U.S. Very bad disease. Hope you are getting treated. Means of acquisition of hep c not always very clear. Some from blood transfusions years ago, IV drug use w needle sharing, but sexual transmission not entirely clear since many couples have only one partner positive after years of cohabitation.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Tx for Hep C: Unfortunately it is bad. The good news is that in few months medicines would cure or eliminate the virus. Make sure you discuss treatment with a liver specialist, a gastoenterologist or infectious disease specialist.

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