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I have hepatitis and bad liver from a blood transfusion in 1980s. My doctor wants to start meds but why bother?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: To stay alive

I assume this is either hepatitis b or c, both of which are now treatable.
If actively producing disease it will progress to cirrhosis of the liver, liver failure and a high frequency of hepatocellular carcinoma. Treatment is difficult and not exactly a joyride, but slow death from this condition is not a pleasant alternative.

In brief: To stay alive

I assume this is either hepatitis b or c, both of which are now treatable.
If actively producing disease it will progress to cirrhosis of the liver, liver failure and a high frequency of hepatocellular carcinoma. Treatment is difficult and not exactly a joyride, but slow death from this condition is not a pleasant alternative.
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