2 years ago I was told I had Crohns, 9 months later my GI specialist said it wasn't Crohns and he believed it was Angio Edema from my lisinopril for hypertension. In Feb this year I was admitted in respiratory distress and with congestive heart failure. I was on a vent for 5 days due to o2 sats 54-72. Now all of my physicians feel they have came to an accurate diagnosis being Hepatitis C. In Feb I also had very bad pneumonia in both lungs. I just received yesterday in the mail notice from my counties health department of the need to get Hep A and B vaccines asap due to me having Hep C. Apparently the upper left quadrant pain (severe) was indeed my liver being inflammed. I go back to my family doctor the 7th of this month and to a liver/GI specialist the 20th of this month. Starting interferron has already been discussed. I'm scared to death. I have never used IV drugs or any street drugs. In 1981 and 1985 I received several blood transfusions. I'm weak and basically have no energy, nauseated often and have all over general aches and pains. No yellowing of the skin/eyes. Please readers I would appreciate any info regardless of how lame you may think it is. I'm confused also as to what internet sources are reliable information. Thanks so much !!!View Thread
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