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We found 6 questions associated with the 'Ascites' topic.

Can the liver heal itself dispite the fact of being told you have Cirrosis?

Posted 25 Mar 2016 2 answers

My boyfriend was told two years ago that he had cirrhosis of the liver. At that time he was hospitalized and had fluid drained because of ascites, he also had a blood transfusion. The doctor told me his liver was shot and unless he had a liver transplant he would die. He never had the liver biopsy ...

Cirrhosis, ascites , bleeding varices, HE and portal hypertension?

Posted 18 Jan 2017 2 answers

My mum has all the above and is on her third stay in hospital since New Year's Day. Sometimes she doesn't even know who I am. My main question I keep asking the doctors is how long does she have and it seems a question no one can answer . I'm so frustrated with her care and the lack ...

Does ascites go away once you've had it and have cirrohsis?

Posted 29 Jan 2015 1 answer

Has cirrhosis and will be put on a liver transplant list. Got an infection in the peritoneum and kidneys which in turn put stress on the liver. Is now taking 2 fluid pills. I want to know if the ascites will go away.

My 51 year old bother has cirrohosis of the liver. He has several cases of esophageal bleeding?

Posted 10 Sep 2016 1 answer

He sufferes from ascites, and many of the other symptoms of end stage cirrhosis . He continues to drink heavily and his brain function has definitely diminished . He says he is talking to people who are dead and they Are telling him things. It is hard to tell if it is the alcohol or the ...

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