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Posted 6 Jan 2013 • 68 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 • 31 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 • 10 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 18 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
... what is the life expectancy? How fast does cirrhosis progress from stage 1 until stage 4 or liver cancer?
Posted 25 Jul 2017 by • 3 answers
Viral load. I have fibrosis F1-F-2. Will talk to doctor tomorrow. Also I do itch with hep c but have read only itch with cirrhosis and I have none. Is that true? How high is cure rate for 1a with Harvoni?
Posted 11 Jun 2017 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 25 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
... in the doctors won't say they say its to late for the hep c shot and for a liver transplant he seems to be doing OK he has had to go to the hospital 2 times for bleeding and had to be given blood from loosing so much he almost died both times so how do I know what stage he is in and how ...
HI. I am trying to figure out what stage my brother is in he knows he has cirrhosis but never seems?
Posted 26 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
to want to admit it, when i ask it's always as if he is in denial. today he was told his enzymes are way to high and it is causing a "yellow bubbly" discharge from his anus so in the morning he goes for upper/lower Gi/colonoscopy and liver biopsy (these are not the first)his legs, ...
Posted 5 Jul 2017 by • 0 answers
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 9 May 2017 by • 0 answers
Is that how it works?
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 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 ...