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Posted 6 Jan 2013 • 65 answers
My boyfriend was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver a year and a half ago.Since then he has become more of an alcoholic than ever. He hasn't seen a doctor in over a year and doesn't want to see one.When he was first diagnosed his platelets in his blood were low and they wanted to do a ...
Posted 2 Jan 2011 by • 27 answers
In 2007, my mother was diagnoised with End Stage Liver disease. They only gave her 3 months to live and was placed on hospice home care. Her disease was brought on because of alchole, but fortunately enough, her liver still had a little more "life" in it, and she pulled through. After a ...
Posted 1 Mar 2013 by • 8 answers
Hi, my mom is 51 years old and she's been an alcoholic for as long as I can remember and she drinks straight vodka from the bottle 100 proof. She found out in October 2007 that she has stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver and that she needed a transplant. It's been over 5 yrs since she was ...
Does anyone understand the symbols F-1, F2, F3 or F4, as it relates to Hepatitis C and or Cirrhosis?
Posted 4 Mar 2015 by • 6 answers
... Does it mean that F4 is worse? Or does it go as far as F-6? And, if not is F4 the end stage of liver cirrhosis and therefore untreatable? And, does anyone know how this all fits in with being the hep c genotype of 1a or 1b? I know that Harvoni favors 1a patients for using the drug, which I am ...
Posted 26 Feb 2015 by • 4 answers
How will the cirrhosis be after Harvoni treatment ?
Posted 12 days ago by • 0 answers
... getting her gallbladder out. I feel like her doc isn't treating her properly. She is in so much pain. Yet doc says she shouldn't be. Her stomach is so huge (like a pregnant belly) and hard yet she doesn't have any fluid to drain. With cirrhosis my understanding is liver gets ...
Posted 1 Jun 2017 • 0 answers
My mum is currently 59 years old, turns sixty in one month. She was first diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver when she was 52, she has had liver failures and been rushed to hospital and come out fine, but she never stopped drinking. She's been a heavy alcoholic since she was in her forties, ...
Posted 4 May 2017 by • 2 answers
I am on day 14 of harvoni for hep c and cirrhosis and woke with a real bad sore throat. It seems to be on only one side of throat. Anyone have this? Not sure what I can take with my meds
Posted 9 May 2017 by • 0 answers
Is that how it works?
Posted 11 May 2017 by • 0 answers
My name is Nick, I'm 31 years old and was hospitalized back in February due to what I later found out was acites. Dont know what stage cirrhosis im in; I guess 3? MELD score was 14. Anyway, I also have an auto immune disease known as ankylosing spondolitis (Super arthritis of the spine and ...
Posted 27 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
If you can drive a vehicle is it during the day only or can you drive at night also?
Posted 28 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
After coming home two years ago diagnosed with cirrhosis from Hep C I'm still here. I have been on two different treatments for HepC with no results, they say to check back in July my insurance may pay for it then. Meanwhile, I go have the endoscopies done to band off varicies. I am curious to ...
Posted 15 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
I have cirrhosis of the liver and undergo paracentesis far too often now. My last one was Friday (3/10) and they had a nephrologist look over my blood work. They called me yesterday to tell me that my potassium level in my kidneys was very low. I'm unable to get through to my primary care ...
Posted 7 Feb 2017 by • 4 answers
... has been a drinker from time to time. But not an alcoholic. I don't feel like enough to have caused this. He has ascities an is jaundice. He is having severe abd pain. Is this normal? The ascities is improving some with fluid pills. Should we push for more testing as autoimmune conditions ...
Posted 28 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
In 1 day when I should only have taken 2 a day