How long do I have left to live?

Im a 33 yr old female was diagnosed w hep c in 2004 . No treatments my stomach keeps swelling up im a size three when normal but swollen a size 6 at what stage do you think I am and what life expectancy do you think I have





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Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
the stage of hepatitis c varies from person to person,depending upon one’s immunity in general. its not just related to your hepatatis c. swelling of abdomen can occur due to ascites or simple gaseous distention. you need to get usg and ct abdomen to assess the status of the liver.

a few liver function tests will determine the stage of hepatitis you have right now.
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shw12
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shw12

HI
HEPATITIS C IS RELATIVELY SLOWLY GROWING AND PROLIFERATING DISEASE. IT WONT CAUSE SUDDEN EXACERBATION UNLESS YOU HAVE ANY OTHER ASSOCIATED MAJOR ILLNESS.

ITS BEEN 12 YEARS NOW AND YOU STILL ARE LIVING WITHOUT ANY MAJOR COMPLAINTS.
I HAVE SEEN PATIENTS WITH HEPATITIS C, LIVING THEIR WHOLE EXPECTED LIFE NORMALLY.
SO DO NOT WORRY ABOUT IT. KEEP GETTING REGULARLY CHECKED

Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Hi…
You never have to ask this question cause hepatitis c is curable at many stages… Currently in Egypt for example we have had millions of patients with hapatitis in different grades (knowing the stage you are needs to be assessed by liver function tests and US of abdomen …not with the size of your ascites )..
And 60% are now cured in 2 years by Sofaldi and deklanza they are not expensive and easily found.. Other patients are on treatment and responding well..

mrsshalini14
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mrsshalini14

hello there
hepatitic c is not a life threatening disease,and you should be able to live a full healthy life if you do not contract any other major illness.
yearly liver function tests should be done to assess the progress of the disease . any derangements should be immediately tackled