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My husband has heb c has had for 20 years with no problems 8 mths ago he started using methafedamines for energy for work ended up sick in hosp with enlarged spleen has gotten better since and been clean 2 weeks what is best thing for him to take and do to get energy hes so weak we have no insurance

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Yes hes seen doctors at hosp during his stay he takes nothing but acid reflux meds

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

Not allergic to any meds

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Family hx of lupus and ms hes 45 been in great health got hep c from tattooing as a young adult

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
were waiting to get insurance with his job and I trying to find some help with hepc treatment

That is great news that you are seeking help for hepatitis C. Hepatitis C nowadays is very treatable. What type of information can I provide you?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
he has a serious case of no energy can fall asleep standing up want to know anything that will help that's ok for his liver. hes become bed bound just cause hes so tired
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
do you know any finical programs to help people with hep c

There are government-sponsored hepatitis C treatments currently going on in Chicago, Baltimore, and Seattle.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
my specific question was energy how does someone with hep c get energy whats best for them and there liver

Do you know if he has any liver damage from the hepatitis C

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
they said for as long as he has had it there was little damage but his spleen was enlarged

oh, I see. Sorry, you're going through this. What I would recommend is to see your primary care doctor first to make sure there are no signs of anemia which is common with spleen and liver disease. In addition, he may also have endocrine or metabolic diseases that need to be treated. Unfortunately, other than physical exercise and good sleep hygiene there is nothing over-the-counter that can help him improve his energy. Once you hold out any type of underlying endocrine, metabolic, or similar diseases that would cause fatigue. however, if he is bedbound and he might need to be seen at the hospital again to make sure there is nothing serious going on.

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