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dcooley414 posted:
My husband is 53 years old and was just diagnosed, this week, with hep c, genotype 3A. The doctor told him he has cirrhosis of the liver and an enlarged spleen. He also told him that there is nothing they can do to treat the hep c because he has very low blood platelet counts (something we've been battling all summer.) We are awaiting another round of tests to come in that will tell us what stage the cirrhosis is at.

We have so many questions and we won't be seeing the doctor for another 4 weeks. What happens if hep c is left untreated? Does the cirrhosis get worse? What kind of prognosis does this leave us with????

If there is someone out there that might have some guidance for us, please, respond!

Thank you!

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