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Posted 6 Jan 2013 • 75 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 ...
Posted 2 Jan 2011 by • 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 ...
Posted 1 Mar 2013 by • 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 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 May 2016 by • 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 by • 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 ...
Posted 4 May 2013 by • 5 answers
malignant liver disease with its the CT scan impression... necrotic lymph nodes?
Posted 6 Oct 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 13 Apr 2013 by • 2 answers
Posted 21 Apr 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 14 Oct 2015 by • 5 answers
... damage my liver more than it already is? I was recently diagnosed with cirrhosis but no hepatitis
Posted 16 Sep 2014 by • 3 answers
I have been taking care of my husband since Feb. 2014, when we found out that he has Cirrhosis. What are the stages of Cirrhosis? Our doctor sent in his paperwork to see if he qualifies for a transplant, how does that work and what are the chances he will qualify if he has had pancreatitis?
Posted 20 Oct 2014 by • 3 answers
I was diagnosed with stage 4 compensated liver Cirrhosis from Hepatitis/Fatty liver August 2014 ... When could I start talking about Liver transplant donor / living donor waiting list , to liver transplant hospital doctors ? I am on Hepatitis C , 3 months Therapy ( Sovaldi, Interferon, Ribaverin ) ...
Posted 10 Apr 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 13 Dec 2011 by • 1 answer