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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?

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 ...

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 ...

Is there a doctor anywhere in Australia who is prepared to tap ascites from hernia?

Posted 15 Sep 2016 by Lesley McIntyre1956 1 answer

This hernia was created by excess ascites and the abdomen muscle split. My partner has been to Cairns Base Hospital 6 times to get this ascites tap done and 6 times he has come home with no result. If there is not a doctor in Australia we will drain the hernia ourselves as we have seen that there ...

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 ...

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.

Caregiver needs answer?

Posted 22 May 2014 by Suburban Texan 1 answer

62 yr old, retire, fixed income. Patient has ESRD, ascites, type 1 insulin dependant diabetes, hep C, low blood pressure, bladder cancer, diminished hearing, DKA's from 900 to 1,900. Low blood sugars as low as zero. Has been taken off kidney transplant list and cannot receive treatment for the ...

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.

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