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Board: Hepatitis 08-22-2003, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,154
Posted By Jemah
Post Well anything is possible but with Hep C it is...

Well anything is possible but with Hep C it is very rare that it is transmitted sexually but it IS possible.

Hope that answers your questions.

Jeannie
Board: Hepatitis 08-05-2003, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Jemah
Post Wow, was I elated to read your post! Thank you...

Wow, was I elated to read your post! Thank you so much for sharing and giving the rest of us hope. We hear a lot of negative responses after treatment and its nice to hear of others that have...
Board: Hepatitis 08-05-2003, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Jemah
Post Thought maybe the bear came back and gotcha outta...

Thought maybe the bear came back and gotcha outta revenge for beating him with a stick!

Ugh! I can't stand the heat this year but after all, I am a southern belle!!!

Glad you're still Mr....
Board: Hepatitis 08-05-2003, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By Jemah
Post Hey Drs. I'm on treatment but I can answer a...

Hey Drs. I'm on treatment but I can answer a few.

1. No I wouldn't do this treatment over because if it didn't work the first time, it might not work the 2nd but I would try a new treatment
2....
Board: Hepatitis 08-05-2003, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By Jemah
Post My memory is terrible lately. I can't help but...

My memory is terrible lately. I can't help but wonder if its treatment or I'm just so busy and easily distracted.

I freak out when I think I bought a house before I put mine on the market. Am I...
Board: Hepatitis 08-05-2003, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Jemah
Post Faith I just know the PCR will come back...

Faith I just know the PCR will come back undetectable!

Glad your guy is doing so well. Has he tried wiping off the needle bevel with alcohol once the shot is prepared? This takes off the last...
Board: Hepatitis 08-05-2003, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Jemah
Post You are woman hear you ROAR!!!!!! Ugh! Don't...

You are woman hear you ROAR!!!!!! Ugh! Don't you hate moving!? You did very well to get it done in 2 days!

When it rains it pours. I was never this busy before treatment now all these things...
Board: Hepatitis 08-05-2003, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,029
Posted By Jemah
Post Hi Mr.Bill, I'm on the pegasys and have...

Hi Mr.Bill,

I'm on the pegasys and have little to no sides. Don't know exactly why but I'm not complaining. Pegasys is supposed to have less side effects and stay in the body longer due to a...
Board: Hepatitis 08-04-2003, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By Jemah
Post Hey I just took #16 this past Friday!! I am also...

Hey I just took #16 this past Friday!! I am also a geno 2b. We must have been at the same party!!! :round:

Sorry you're feeling so bad. Hopefully the extra rest you get will help in your...
Board: Hepatitis 08-04-2003, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Jemah
Post Alright Powerman! Seeing that light and the end...

Alright Powerman! Seeing that light and the end of that tunnel huh?!

I am so glad for you, you've had a long haul and kept it going. Good for you!!!!!

Jeannie
Board: Hepatitis 08-01-2003, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By Jemah
Post Welcome to the board. I like your name and its...

Welcome to the board. I like your name and its really great that you CAN smile anyway with all those problems. Wow, thats tuff!

You didn't say what geno type you are but I will assume a 2 or 3...
Board: Hepatitis 07-31-2003, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By Jemah
Cool Heptamax Test Results Back

Received my PRC results back yesterday and I am officially non-detectable!!!!! Heptamax can measure viral load down to 5.

God is merciful and forgiving. I thank Him for restoring what was lost...
Board: Hepatitis 07-31-2003, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By Jemah
Unhappy Hi DRS, honey you really don't have to defend...

Hi DRS, honey you really don't have to defend yourself and doctor's comments in here. I really hate that its come to that. Maybe we can all agree to disagree and get on with fighting this huh?

I...
Board: Hepatitis 07-30-2003, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By Jemah
Post Hi Mr. Bill and welcome. Those answers from...

Hi Mr. Bill and welcome.

Those answers from your doctor would really concern me too.

You MAY NOT ever get liver cancer! That is a very slight possibility but its up to you to make the choice...
Board: Hepatitis 07-29-2003, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By Jemah
Post Hi Lorna, glad you're doing so well and isn't...

Hi Lorna, glad you're doing so well and isn't that unconditional love terrific!

Enjoy yourself and your lovely daughters!

Jeannie
Board: Hepatitis 07-28-2003, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Jemah
Thumbs up Shot 15, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah

Number 15! Only 9 to go! I'm still waiting on the heptamax test to get back.

Oh well, I sweated blood (ha ha!) my first PCR test and I'm not going to get worked up about this one. That first...
Board: Hepatitis 07-28-2003, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By Jemah
Post MJ girl! You have more problems!!!! Did you...

MJ girl! You have more problems!!!! Did you cough your back out of whack from you lung problem? If it ain't one thing its another huh?

Bless your heart, we will have to throw up an additional...
Board: Hepatitis 07-28-2003, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By Jemah
Post Sundance, I will add you to my prayer list along...

Sundance, I will add you to my prayer list along with everyone else with this disease.

If you are doing this well on week 9 I'm sure the next 39 will be about the sames with a few extra highs and...
Board: Hepatitis 07-25-2003, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By Jemah
Post Gosh Avalon, sorry I didn't see your post until...

Gosh Avalon, sorry I didn't see your post until now.

I totally understand where you are coming from about your job. I held off treatment for 2 years because I was worried about the side effects...
Board: Hepatitis 07-23-2003, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,417
Posted By Jemah
Post Glad you are clear but why not take the vaccine...

Glad you are clear but why not take the vaccine anyway just to be safe?

Is your wife afraid you would leave her if she told you she made a serious mistake back in 1996?

I don't know, thats a...
Board: Hepatitis 07-18-2003, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Jemah
Post The sun helps clear the rash but dries my skin....

The sun helps clear the rash but dries my skin. So when the rash flares up I try and sit out in the sun for a bit. Not enough to get burned but enough to heat up.

Maybe the Vit D helps my...
Board: Hepatitis 07-17-2003, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Jemah
Post Thanks Diana. I am having a rough (ha-ha) time...

Thanks Diana. I am having a rough (ha-ha) time with dry skin right now.

I will definately try the grapeseed oil as I have the weird rashes. Glad you told me before I went out and bought the...
Board: Hepatitis 07-16-2003, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,417
Posted By Jemah
Post Hi Husband. I have Hep C and don't know that...

Hi Husband. I have Hep C and don't know that much about B. It can be contracted thru sex but it can also be contracted thru transfusions, coming into contact with contaminated body fluids etc. ...
Board: Hepatitis 07-09-2003, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jemah
Post Ya know they wouldn't check my enzyme levels...

Ya know they wouldn't check my enzyme levels again from start of treatment to 12 week PCR. Said it cost too much and my HMO won't pay. Mine have always been high but came down a little when I...
Board: Hepatitis 07-08-2003, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By Jemah
Post Bummer but better to find out now than later. I...

Bummer but better to find out now than later. I feel for those people who risked their health for this.

Any news on Zadaxine?

Jeannie
Board: Hepatitis 07-08-2003, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,333
Posted By Jemah
Post Lorna you will rid yourself of this!!! My gosh...

Lorna you will rid yourself of this!!! My gosh look how long everyone has to stay on this med.

Pegintron and Pegasys have very little differences and what I "heard" that it was mainly in side...
Board: Hepatitis 07-07-2003, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,333
Posted By Jemah
Post I hope and pray we are both in the top 99% of...

I hope and pray we are both in the top 99% of that class.

Now if we can just convince the drug manufacturers to lower their prices maybe everyone can be rid of this evil thing!

Jeannie
Board: Hepatitis 05-29-2003, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Jemah
Post I had brain fog on and off before treatment; not...

I had brain fog on and off before treatment; not serious but there; I still managed to work. I love to work, don't know what I would do if I didn't!

I totally understand about the work situation....
Board: Hepatitis 05-29-2003, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Jemah
Thumbs up No Brain Fog - 6 weeks into treatment

My brain is probably in overdrive but I just wanted to report that I don't have and haven't had any brain fog on treatment.

I work 60 hours a week as a mortgage banker and we are incredibly busy...
Board: Hepatitis 05-29-2003, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Jemah
Post Hang in there if you can. I don't blame you, I...

Hang in there if you can. I don't blame you, I personally wouldn't stop treatment right now unless my life depended on it and my gastro told me to stop!

If you can make it till August go for it. ...
Board: Hepatitis 05-29-2003, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Jemah
Post Hang in there if you can. I don't blame you, I...

Hang in there if you can. I don't blame you, I personally wouldn't stop treatment right now unless my life depended on it.

If you can make it till August go for it. It will be here sooner than...
Board: Hepatitis 05-28-2003, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By Jemah
Talking Hi Lorna, This is how it was explained to...

Hi Lorna,

This is how it was explained to me........especially for those of us on treatment.

Tylenol is only bad for your liver is it is over used and taken with alcohol. Well none of us get...
Board: Hepatitis 05-27-2003, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Jemah
Post Treatment ain't for everyone kiddo! How many...

Treatment ain't for everyone kiddo! How many more weeks you have to do 24? or 48?

I hope your symtoms get better. Watch that bloodwork carefully! My counts dropped but rose back up after 2...
Board: Hepatitis 03-24-2003, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By Jemah
Talking Tell him not to go borrow trouble! Take it as a...

Tell him not to go borrow trouble! Take it as a blessing and thank the One that gave it to him! :)

From what I've seen, attitude has a lot to do with how you feel during treatment!

May his...
Board: Hepatitis 03-06-2003, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Jemah
Talking I just love reading yours posts and you have the...

I just love reading yours posts and you have the greatest attitude.

I am so happy for you that treatment is going so well. Do you get your blood work done at 12 weeks? I can't wait to here your...
Board: Hepatitis 02-21-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By Jemah
Post Girl! You are my hero! You have really been...

Girl! You are my hero! You have really been blessed and have breezed throught this. Are you still working 2 jobs?

What is your secret!!! Do tell!!!

JeannieRee
Board: Hepatitis 01-22-2003, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By Jemah
Post Dr. Weil, if I recall, is the physican who...

Dr. Weil, if I recall, is the physican who treated Naomi Judd when she was taking interferon. I believe they have written a cook book together. I'm not sure if he was her liver doc but I know he...
Board: Hepatitis 11-08-2002, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Jemah
Re: herbs?time?

Hi ADA, welcome to the board.

I can only speak for myself so I will tell you that I used herbs and vitamins for a year and a half before deciding on treatment. I initially used them thinking it...
Board: Hepatitis 11-08-2002, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Jemah
Re: Pegasys call

Thanks T, you're a good egg!

I think I'll go for it! Its time I took care of myself and this disease. I have tendencies to play Wonder Woman and make sure eveyone else is taken care of but now I...
Board: Hepatitis 11-08-2002, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Jemah
Re: Pegasys call

Thanks Thanbey,

I have insurance but the Pegasys isn't on their "approved" formulary list. I am trying to find avenues to get some attention to this. Its not easy.

My next concern is if I am a...
Board: Hepatitis 11-08-2002, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Jemah
Pegasys call

My nurse practitioner called yesterday and told me she had Pegasys!!!

If I start now I can take if free for 3 months. I told her to call others first who don't have insurance or need assistance...
Board: Hepatitis 11-04-2002, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,368
Posted By Jemah
Post Hi Mart, We must have fallen out of the same...

Hi Mart,

We must have fallen out of the same family tree LOL!

My family has always been that way. We are a very strange group. My parents just don't talk about things so that makes it seem as...
Board: Hepatitis 10-31-2002, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Jemah
Re: partner on pegintron

It is for sure the drugs not him honey. We women are so funny. I do the very same thing trying to figure out what he "means", "what did I do". Now if he is still acting this way after treatment,...
Board: Hepatitis 10-30-2002, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Jemah
Re: Pegintron vs. Pegasys

Bucko, I'm no expert but from what I've heard Pegasys in combo form is superior to PegIntron.

I can't repeat the details because they are not infront of me but the pegulation used (alfa 2a I...
Board: Hepatitis 10-30-2002, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Jemah
Re: Pegintron vs. Pegasys

Wow Jeanie, your this first double geno I've met. I have heard about it but have never talked to anyone that actually had 2 genotypes.

Why is it you won't be taking Pegasys? It should be...
Board: Hepatitis 10-30-2002, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,368
Posted By Jemah
Talking Welcome to the board Mart. Glad you joined too. ...

Welcome to the board Mart. Glad you joined too. What's your story? I'm sorry treatment didn't work for you, sounds like you really went through it.

Maybe we can learn from your experience. ...
Board: Hepatitis 10-28-2002, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Jemah
Re: partner on pegintron

Annie, if you really really like this guy stick around. I know when I first found out I kinda withdrew to myself and didn't want to be around anyone but that passed. I haven't started treatment...
Board: Hepatitis 10-25-2002, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Jemah
Re: partner on pegintron

Hi Tiger! (ooo, I always wanted to say that!)

Real is correct you are being supportive just by being available.

Treatment does make some people very edgy, depressed and out and out angry. He...
Board: Hepatitis 10-10-2002, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Jemah
Re: Need advice

Coming from one who has Hep C, I think you need to go with your husbands wishes. The disease is in his body and he needs time to adjust, educate himself, and learn how he will deal with this.
...
Board: Hepatitis 10-02-2002, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By Jemah
Re: Marijuana Use as a Cure Tool?

Dope is what got me in this mess, guess I'll have to pass on smokin' this joint! Never, ever goin down that road again. I don't care what they say, weed does lead to other drug use for some.
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