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Cause: Liver Disease

Veronica’s Story (PBC, PSC)

My name is Veronica, and I am 28 years old. When I was about turn 20, I was scheduled for gallbladder removal. From that moment on, my life would be changed forever. When the doctor opened me up, my liver was almost completely cirrhosed. I was eventually diagnosed with PBC …

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Jenna’s Story (Hepatitis C)

In 2007, I went to my physician for some routine blood tests. About a week later i received a document in the mail from the health department stating that I had tested positive for HCV. At the time I wasn’t sure what hepatitis C was or how I had it. …

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No, I’m Not Pregnant!

Yes, I know that “When are you due?” can be extremely painful for anyone who is not pregnant… But to a 30 year old woman who can’t have any more children, and has Ascites from a failing liver, it is heartbreaking. Of all of the symptoms I had, from constant …

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Making it mean something

Hello my fellow fighters! Lately I have been thinking a lot about the journey my sickness has taken me and my family on, and how I can make something good out of it… Lemonade out of lemons (with a whole lot of added sugar, hehe), as one would say. For …

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One resolution you should keep!

Is one of your new years resolutions to lose those extra pounds, to be less scatter-brained, to get off the couch, or just to be happier? Well if any of the below common resolutions are yours, your body might be telling you something, and taking care of your liver might …

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Is it time for a liver transplant?

Hello my friends! I am writing this next article (finally, I know) on needing a transplant because it is a question I get often, usually after I have scared someone with liver disease by telling my story. (whoa Nelly, hold your horses, I was sick for many years before being …

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