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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 78 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 39 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 12 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 7 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 ...

Is liver cirrhosis a death sentence?

Posted 28 May 2016 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 ...

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

Posted 10 Feb 2013 7 answers

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 ...

What treatment at the last stage of liver cancer?

Posted 4 May 2013 5 answers

malignant liver disease with its the CT scan impression... necrotic lymph nodes?

Does liver cirrhosis truly ever go away?

Posted 6 Oct 2014 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 - My husband was diagnosed with Alcoholic Cirrhosis of the liver in July 2013. He?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 3 answers

... 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 ...

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

Posted 14 Oct 2015 5 answers

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

Does omeprazole cause liver damage?

Posted 10 Apr 2010 1 answer

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

Posted 21 Jul 2013 2 answers

... 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?

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

Posted 15 Jun 2014 2 answers

... 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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