Welcome to the forum, Pohiki. I totally agree with PG about the alcohol. As for the cirrhosis, I was biopsied right after hep C diagnosis in '93, and there was no cirrhosis. However, in 2005, I was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma and had many different scans and blood tests. None of them revealed cirrhosis. It wasn't until the left lobe was biopsied in '07, at the time the rt. lobe was removed, that cirrhosis was diagnosed. So it really is the definitive diagnostic tool.
If you are not under the care of a hepatologist, you should be. Also, eliminate beef from your diet and keep salt to a minimum. Increase your intake of fresh fruits and veggies. Drink filtered water and green tea. All these dietary measures will help you feel better. You might also consider treatment for your hep C.
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