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Last Stages of Cirrhosis of the Liver How Long Till Someone Passes If They Still Continue To Drink?

Posted 6 Jan 2013 77 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 ...

Liver Cirrhosis - My mom's in hospital dying from cirrhosis (end stage). What should we expect?

Posted 2 Jan 2011 39 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 ...

My mom has stage 4 cirrhosis and continues to drink, how long does she have?

Posted 1 Mar 2013 12 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 7 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 ...

Harvoni treatment when you have hep-c and cirrhosis what next ?

Posted 26 Feb 2015 6 answers

How will the cirrhosis be after Harvoni treatment ?

End Stage Cirrhosis - how long?

Posted 5 Nov 2014 6 answers

Hello, My brother was diagnosed with cirrhosis about a year ago and his doctor told him he needs a new liver. He told me about it about 8 weeks ago (we live 1500 miles apart and I do not see him very often). During the last 8 weeks, he has been in and out of the hospital because he keeps filling ...

Is liver cirrhosis a death sentence?

Posted 28 May 2016 3 answers

I'm 36 years of age and I was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis in October 2013 after being rushed to hospital with bleeding varicies which had to be banded. Since then apart from a slip up in February 2014 I've not touched alcohol and I've been living a healthy life with plenty of ...

What are the last few weeks like for someone with end stage liver disease?

Posted 20 Aug 2015 2 answers

I am asking because I was in a long-distance relationship and my girlfriend was feeling very ill and went to the ER and found out it was cirrhosis of her liver and she didn't know anything prior to this that she had it. She spent 10 days in the hospital and one day in hospice care and then she ...

Can tramadol cause liver failure in a person with cirrhosis of the liver or an elarged liver?

Posted 15 Jul 2012 4 answers

My mom has had cirrhosis of the liver for 3 years. She was given tramadol once before and had 3 grand-mal seizures. Her DR said it was an allergic reaction. The nursing home she is in now has been giving her tramadol around the clock for 6 days even though her medical records state she is allergic. ...

My mother has cirrhosis of the liver and has been given 90 days, I just want to know what to expect?

Posted 10 Feb 2013 7 answers

Hi, my name is Samantha. I have 2 daughters ages 5, & 3. My mom was diagnosed with Hepatitis C since before I was born (I believe) & struggled with a drug & drinking problem before as well. She eventually stopped the drug abuse, but continued her drinking til sometime between Jan ...

Anyone had light depression using Harvoni?

Posted 6 Apr 2015 10 answers

I have been on Harvoni since November 19, 2014. I have a six month treatment as I have between stage 4-5 Cirrhosis. I had little or no side effects for 4 months and then started experiencing fatigue and some head aches for a few days. But, recently I have been feeling depressed and in a light foggy ...

Does liver cirrhosis truly ever go away?

Posted 6 Oct 2014 2 answers

... this year for acute liver cirrhosis. My husband is 37. He stopped drinking in January but unfortunately, the damage had already been done. However, the most recent blood work has came back with positive results with significant improvement and the doctor has cut back on a lot of his ...

Cirrhosis. Patient scheduled to have fluid removed tomorrow - 8 liters. Having muscle spasms...

Posted 1 day ago 0 answers

... over body. What will help. Hep C is very draining.

Liver Cirrhosis - My husband was diagnosed with Alcoholic Cirrhosis of the liver in July 2013. He?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 3 answers

... immediately quit drinking. He went down hill very quickly. The worst being May of 2014, when he ended up in ICU with HE. He was given the drug rifaximin. Since that time, it has been nothing short of a miracle. Still not drinking since his initial diagnosis, which I know has been key, but he ...

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