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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 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 ...

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

Posted 2 Jan 2011 by cherishedlove98 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 ...

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

Posted 1 Mar 2013 by Teggers05 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 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 ?

Liver Cirrhosis - So my mom was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver about 2 years ago after?

Posted 12 days ago by Misha2006 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 ...

How is my mum still alive with cirrhosis of the liver?

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, ...

Day 14 and sore throat. could this be side effect of harvoni or just a virus?

Posted 4 May 2017 by ddburke001 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

Megestrol - Is Megace for making you feel hungrier than you would normally be?

Posted 9 May 2017 by mary curry 0 answers

Is that how it works?

Why has my neck been stiff for weeks now?

Posted 11 May 2017 by Gatorbyte85 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 ...

Liver Cirrhosis - Can you drive a vechicle when you have cirrhosis of the liver?

Posted 27 Apr 2017 by GaryLMoorefield 0 answers

If you can drive a vehicle is it during the day only or can you drive at night also?

I'm still here 2 years later, but what is the time line once diagnosed with cirrhosis?

Posted 28 Mar 2017 by ostarious 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 ...

Low potassium and kidneys?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 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 2 answers

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

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