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Big Sal's Story

Hi. I've been fighting the beast for about 2.5 years now. I have hep c, have been exposed to hep b, and have cirrhosis. I am a 1b. Did the combo therapy 2 years ago, didn't respond. Am now on the peg interferon and rebetol. I had to go today for an ultrasound of my liver because the AFP, Tumor count was high.

This disease basically sucks and so does the medicine you have to take to try and get rid of it. I also think that there is a stigma attached with this disease, kinda like when hiv and aids came on the scene. A lot of people said aids victims deserved the disease because of their lifestyle, God was punishing them. Hell, a lot of people probably still think that way. A little youthful indiscretion and 30 years later, you've got the black plague of the 21st century.

 

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