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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 60 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 is in the hospital dying from cirrhosis (end stage).What should we expect?

Posted 2 Jan 2011 by cherishedlove98 24 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 by Teggers05 7 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 zenn211 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 ...

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

Posted 26 Feb 2015 by loukazoo 4 answers

How will the cirrhosis be after Harvoni treatment ?

Low potassium and kidneys?

Posted 11 days ago by Sasha24 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 ...

Liver Cirrhosis - I have a 32 yr old family member. He was recently dx with cirrhosis stage 4. He?

Posted 7 Feb 2017 by Ashgirl21 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 ...

What if I took 3 spironolactone 25mm in one day when I should only take 2 a day?

Posted 28 Feb 2017 by Mmor151 1 answer

In 1 day when I should only have taken 2 a day

Liver Cirrhosis - My wife has been a heavy drinker for many years. She been in the ER for esophageal

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by patrickC 2 answers

... verices on numerous occasions - probably 20+ bands total. Last year she finally had a TIPS procedure done, and she's only had one bleed since, plus a seizure on another occasion. She continues to drink. I've tried everything, but she will never stop. It's been a year since her ...

Cirrhosis, ascites , bleeding varices, HE and portal hypertension?

Posted 18 Jan 2017 by Foxy2011 1 answer

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 ...

I take Lactulose and Xifaxin. Dr wanted me to start the lactulose a yr ago but didn't til now plus?

Posted 11 Dec 2016 by 1Lee1343 1 answer

Take Xifaxin along with the Lactulose. So far no varices or ascites. Have had cirrhosis for 12 yrs, confusion is the biggest thing I have right now. How long does Lactulose take to work. Been on it 3tbsp 3x a day since Friday, it's now Sunday. No BM for days. I am so scared. I know I am at the ...

I'm prescribed 15 ml of Lactulose 4 times daily. Have had liver cirrhosis for three years.?

Posted 1 Dec 2016 by Sasha24 1 answer

... Constipation is somewhat of a problem, but the main thing that effects me is GAS. Gas that I cannot expel from my body. I've tried peppermint tea and essential oils that I rub on my skin, baking soda, ALL of the OTC remedies and most recently something called "IBgard" that caused ...

I have hepatitis c how much time do I have left to live. I am stage 3 cirrhosis of the liver?

Posted 28 Oct 2016 by Hal1046 3 answers

I have had this since the 1980s I am 55 I am now stage 3 cirrhosis of the liver. I feel a lot of pain with weight lost. I have lost 55lbs since February of 2016. Be honest how much do I have left to live. I spend a lot of time throwing up

Liver Cirrhosis - Okay I'm not sure where to start my dad got diagnosed with hep c back in 2004. He?

Posted 6 Nov 2016 by Ashkeym9389 1 answer

... went through treatments and became hepatitis c negative. But he still had cirrosues of the liver. He did good off and on with having a few aphasajil vary c. (Sp) banded. My mom left him in 2013 he went on a bad drinking binge. They got back together April of 2014. He quit drinking and was doing ...

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