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Last Stage Liver Cirrhosis - How Long Till Someone Passes If They Still Continue To Drink?

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... read more

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

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... read more

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

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... read more

Does anyone understand the symbols F-1, F2, F3 or F4, as it relates to Hepatitis C and or Cirrhosis?

... 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... read more

My mother has cirrhosis of the liver and has been given 90 days, I just want to know what to expect?

Hi, my name is Samantha. I have 2 daughters ages 5, & 3. My mom was diagnosed with Hepatitis C since before I was born (I believe) & struggled with a drug & drinking problem before as well. She eventually stopped the drug abuse, but continued her drinking til sometime between Jan... read more

Liver Cirrhosis - My husband was diagnosed with Alcoholic Cirrhosis of the liver in July 2013. He?

... immediately quit drinking. He went down hill very quickly. The worst being May of 2014, when he ended up in ICU with HE. He was given the drug rifaximin. Since that time, it has been nothing short of a miracle. Still not drinking since his initial diagnosis, which I know has been key, but he... read more

Liver Cirrhosis - I have low grade cirrhosis. I take six 50mg tramadol per day for pain. Will this?

... damage my liver more than it already is? I was recently diagnosed with cirrhosis but no hepatitis

Is liver cirrhosis a death sentence?

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... read more

Liver Cirrhosis - My doctor estimates I have only 10% of my liver that is working. I have stage 4?

... cirrosis. But it seems i should feel a lot worse. I dont feel great, and am tired most of the time, but I am still working full time and my job is very physicaly demanding (nurse assistant} my meld score is 15. At only 10% liver function, shouldnt I feel a lot worse?

Does liver cirrhosis truly ever go away?

... 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... read more

Liver Cirrhosis - I am new. Anyone have trouble with their throat hurting in the morning and having?

... to cough to feel better? I swelled up bad. Looked like I was pregnant. Pills have really helped for that. Could they be causing me to have sinus drainage? Anyone know?

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