Hepatitis C Case Study
We thought it was from sexual intercourse, but he never goes with women. He just went out to buy alcohol with his friends, my mother-in-law said. (Mother and my brother-in-law live together with my niece). So the doctor explained that the hepatitis C is caused by the kidney damage or alcohol abuse and not always from sexual intercourse. One of the causes is inflammation of the kidney from alcohol abuse.
Nine days later, a miracle happens, Manuel finally wakes up from being comatose. Since then and until now he stays sober and it 's been 4 years after that tragedy. His liver finally healed up. I remember the doctor said there is no way to treat the liver, but it repaired on its own. Our family continuously supports him through a physical and emotional problem.
One year ago, Manuel got his new car. Now he enjoys going to Billings, Mt. not because he is hospitalized, but shops and watches the festivals and concerts. Whenever we talked to him, he told us that he is glad that he sober up and enjoy his life more than before. As he regrets when he contained himself with alcohol and hang out with his drinking buddies because he just wasted all the time he was