I was diagnosed with AIH/PBC (Autoimmune Hepatitis/ Primary Biliary Cholangitis) crossover and Stage 3 liver fibrosis in September 2011 after 6 months of extreme fatigue.
A biopsy of my liver revealed that I was suffering from PBC. I was given medication to help slow the progression of the disease.
I was admitted to the local hospital for bleeding varices. I underwent surgery to stop the bleeding and was told I could possibly get a liver within the next few days.
I was diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) in April 2016. Previous to the diagnosis, I experienced horrible fatigue that continued for 7 years before we figured out the cause.
Fifteen years ago I was diagnosed with a very rare chronic auto-immune disease called, Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC).
In her early thirties, Blum was already struggling to manage not one, but two rare liver diseases: primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).
I was diagnosed with PBC. My symptoms other than fatigue were non existent. At that time I started having bleeding from esophageal varices, that however was just outpatient and manageable.
I was diagnosed with PBC at the age of 43. I suspect that I had it long before that as I had already been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and had been told I had high liver enzymes.
I was diagnosed with PBC after a year of elevated liver enzymes. I have made an effort to learn all I can about liver disease in general.
Regina's symptoms did not improve and a biopsy revealed primary biliary cirrhosis, an autoimmune disease that attacks the liver. She needed an expert in liver disease.
I was diagnosed with PBC Primary Biliary Cholangitis in May 09, after having pain from straining to move something at work.
At the age of 35, after frequent lab results and repeated liver biopsies, I was diagnosed with PBC. For the next 10 years I felt fine without any symptoms.