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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 71 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 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 ...

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

Posted 1 Mar 2013 by Teggers05 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 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 ...

Liver Cirrhosis - After getting (reversed) hbsag negative, could a healthy person...

Posted 29 Sep 2017 by GHM3266 0 answers

... consume alcohol in moderate quantities after 6 month completion of vaccine period? Male 42years. 70 kg weight.

Liver Cirrhosis - I heard there is a new experimental drug for cirrhosis. Is this just a rumour?

Posted 26 Sep 2017 by stephie36 0 answers

I have cirrhosis with hyper portal tension from alcohol and hep C.

Liver Cirrhosis - If Harvoni cures the hep c gen type 1 and are in the first stages of cirrhosis.

Posted 18 Aug 2017 by Katty65 1 answer

... what is the life expectancy? How fast does cirrhosis progress from stage 1 until stage 4 or liver cancer?

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

Posted 11 Jun 2017 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 ...

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?

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 ...

Is liver cirrhosis a death sentence?

Posted 28 May 2016 by Paul6979 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How do I know how much time my mother has left?

Posted 2 Nov 2016 by Maflmf 2 answers

My mother was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis a few months ago. The doctors have spoken mostly in broad generalities and haven't specifically told us how much time she has. I have done a ton of research online (maybe a mistake?) and it seems like she doesn't have much time left at all. She ...

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