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

Posted 25 Mar 2016 by 4fus1on 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 by Foxy2011 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 ...

Is minimal ascites a big problem?

Posted 15 Sep 2014 by summerx 1 answer

I've been detected with minimal ascites, my stomach is slightly bloated. I sometimes get severe pain my stomach but I feel normal after vomitting. I never drink alcohol and always eat home-made food. My doctor has advised me CT scan but my problem is that I don't have time for any medical ...

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

Posted 29 Jan 2015 by altobear 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.

On treatment with Harvoni for almost 3 months now...still ascites present?

Posted 9 Dec 2017 1 answer

I am at 2 1/2 months of treatment on Harvoni. Having hard time with ascites. Eating lots of veggies and fruits and anything to help my liver. But ascites won't seem to go away. Any suggestions?

Hepatitis C - Is it alright to be prespribed spiralactone 20mg 3 pills 2x aday AND lasix 40mg 3?

Posted 14 Apr 2012 by harley001 1 answer

is it o.k. to be prescribed spiralacticone 20mg, 3 pills 2x a day AND lasix 40mg,3 pills 3x a day? I am afraid to take both.

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

Posted 10 Sep 2016 by Clgerber 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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