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My son has Hep C. s last blood work states Chronic hep c

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My son has Hep C. His last blood work states
Chronic hep c with hepatic coma (HC code)-primary. B18.2
What it means and what I have to do. Doctor's visit in two weeks
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

The diagnosis code may be an error if your son is doing well.

The diagnosis code means your son has liver failure resulting in confusion or unconsciousness caused by hepatitis C infection. This can be an error If it was meant to be without hepatic coma.

Do you have his last blood test results?
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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have his recent blood results.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

Please post the results here.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have three pages
CBS with Auto Differential
RT/INR
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Miscellaneous test
Hep c virus Quantitative PCR
Ultrasound
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

Ok you can send as email attachments all the results after you accept the additional service offer.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you very much Dr. Bazu,
I will contact you later. I will buy your premium service offer.
What is your schedule? I don,t have scanner at home to scan my sons' blood results.
Is it possible to talk to you?
Sincerely,
Mila
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

You can send me the reports anytime.

I am not able to take any phone call now .

Best wishes