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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 62 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 26 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 ...

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

Posted 4 days ago 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 - 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 ...

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 ...

Liver Cirrhosis - Has anyone here undergone a transplant from a living donor?

Posted 14 Oct 2016 1 answer

Or had a transplant at all? My "specialist" will not list me on the national list which is required even if you have a living donor who is 100% compatable. I'm not a fool, no insurance company on earth wants to pay for it (Mine dropped me in the beginning of September.) Was it a ...

Flu vaccine safe ?? With liver cirrhosis , what if I don't have it ?

Posted 26 Oct 2016 by Abido 1 answer

I. have alcoholic liver cirrhosis and have been absent from alcohol for over 8 years , my question is.. about the flu vaccine this year I'm very hesitant about having one , I had one last year and was very unwell with flu resulting in hospital admission, any advice ? Is it safe ? Does it help? ...

Does liver cirrhosis truly ever go away?

Posted 6 Oct 2014 by Triniteee03 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 ...

Liver Cirrhosis - I go to sleep but if I up can't go back to sleep. Sluggish all day. Does cirrhosis

Posted 26 May 2016 by MsSmokey 2 answers

... affect your sleep? I was diagnosed 15yrs ago.

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