Dear hunnebeee. Since 1983 when I was first diagnosed with chronic active hepatitis Type non-A; non-B; non-C and was later classified as autoimmune, which by the way, was easily controlled with steroid and azathioprine and/or imuran. However, after many years, it has taken toll on my liver and after several biopsies was told cirrhosis had developed. From there, tumor, then hepatocellular carcinoma. I underwent to ChemEmbo but that was just to prolong my life and am still taking meds to control the inflammation of the liver. The biggest problem of this condition is ascites, depression, and all that comes with this disease. Having this disease has affected me mentally and physically and no doubt witht he rest of my family members. The only good advice I can give you is 'HOPE' and lots of support from friends and family. If you would like to e-mail directly you may at : firstname.lastname@example.orgView Thread
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