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I have been diagnosed with hep C and have to wait 8 months for treatment, has anyone else experienced the treatment and what is involved?

By Anonymous September 15, 2010 - 3:02pm
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Anon - Why do you have to wait eight months for treatment? That seems like a long time to have to wait for medical care.

Treatments vary according to patient needs. Some do not need any medications, just monitoring. Others may be treated with anti-viral medications, and still others may have a liver transplant. You can learn more about the various treatments here: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hepatitis-c/DS00097/DSECTION=treatments-and-drugs

You might also find it helpful to join a support group, or you are welcome to start on on EmpowHER. We hope you're able to get into treatment sooner, and wish you the best.

September 15, 2010 - 6:35pm
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