I recently had an ultrasound and the results noted that I have fibrous &
fatty tissue on my liver.
I was diagnosed with Chronic Hep C. in 1995 I guess and we suspect it was
from a blood transfusion I received at a military hospital in 1983. I had
become very sick a few weeks after the transfusion & was sick for 6 months
with chronic anemia & a host of other problems that were never really
The Dr. ran blood work last week, but my liver function tests are not back
yet. They have always been normal in the past. I know that I am overweight
which explains the fat on my liver. But the fibrous tissue note was what I
had questions about.
Is the presence of fibrous tissue of any significance? Should I be seeing a
specialist? I have only been going to a regular Family practice Dr.
I have many other symptoms like fatigue, nausea, joint aches & pains, pain
in the upper right quadrant which is actually spreading to include the area
under my sternum, itching on my palms of my hands, sometimes my palms are
very red, dry skin, dry eyes, sometimes light yellow or green loose stools,
sometimes normal, excessive gas sometimes. The worst of these being the
pain in my abdomen & the joint pain. Of late the nausea is becoming a real
I just don't know if I should be even worried about anything & just treat my
symptoms since it seems that Hep C is such a long term problem. Please give
me your thoughts.