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Cirrhosis is the end result of chronic liver damage caused by chronic liver diseases. The purpose of the community is to share support and information with Cirrhosis of the Liver patients and their loved ones. Topics in the community include: causes, clinical trials, complications, family issues, living with Cirrhosis of the Liver, prognosis, research, surgery, treatments
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Hey all, my husband starts treatment again in the next few weeks. Last time it was very hard on him. We have been researching about thing...
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Hello, 5 years ago at age 40 I was diagnosed with Cirrhosis of the Liver with Hep B. I was on the list for a liver transplant. I compl...
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My sister in-law is Asian and about 45 years old. She has diabetes. In recent years, she has swollen due to fluid build up in the body. D...
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  Kelzangw,    flyinlynn
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Hello everyone, My question is this, I was diagnosed with Cirrhosis of the Liver and not in a very good way. It was three years ago I...
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  EssNP,    mercedesklo
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Please could someone explain my Fibroscan report to me in simple terms as I have no medical knowledge. Median Stiffness 8.6 Kpa. IQR 0.9 ...
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Hi For the last year my liver has been in bad shape due to medically induced damage. Its severely enlarged with some features of cirho...
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Hello, I'm almost 44, Chronic Hep b carrier. Diagnosed in 1994, probably from birth. Started Viread 300mg daily treatment, last May, as...
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  jcepp,    flyinlynn,    flyinlynn,    jcepp,    flyinlynn
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I just finished 24 weeks of Harvoni and I am 4 months clear of Hep C. I have had ultrasounds done on my abdomen every six months and had ...
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  Karenglenn1,    Drgregmed,    handp,    handp
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My stepdad was admitted into ICU a week ago. He was diagnosed with severe liver damage about 6 months ago and completely gave up alcohol ...
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  Dee1956,    flyinlynn,    SandraGEd,    flyinlynn
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I believe that he feels either untreatable or unworthy due to our addiction. He seems to have little to no problems with fatigue or pain...
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I have had a mastectomy for cancer and in the limp noids as well. I also have stage 4 cirrhosis and at this time can not take chemotherap...
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I've been prescribed Tamiflu but have seen some concern about it's potential damage to the liver. I have compensated cirrhosis (7 yrs) an...
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  hepcandme,    Cindy_123,    flyinlynn
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My father, age 80, has cirrhosis of the liver. His doctor identified it a year or so ago although my father believes he had it for a lon...
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  flyinlynn,    flyinlynn,    oscargerst,    oscargerst,    oscargerst
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Im 24 ive been binge drinking for about two years and a half years , drink about 2-3 days a week about 8 beers each time. Before that i d...
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I was diagnosed with Cirrhosis of the liver in September of 2014. At the time I had no idea that a lot of health problems that I had been...
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Looking for the ranges and info on fibroscan results... 1. What does median shear wave speed mean? And what is the normal range? Mine wa...
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  ralph2014,    David281936,    Pcarr01
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does a Doppler ultrasound with the normal result except grade 1 hepasteatosis exclude cirrhosis? From time to time when i gain weigh...
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  amit_22,    flyinlynn
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My father has been diagnosed with cirrhosis 5 years ago and he has been confined for several times already. Undergone blood transfusions,...
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  Rea_laine,    flyinlynn,    Rea_laine,    flyinlynn,    flyinlynn
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Hi, This is my first time ever posting to any kind of forum so I appreciate any advice/feedback I can get. On Tuesday Dec. 27th my 32 y...
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I am new and stage 4 uncompensated. I was admitted to hospital last December and nearly checked out. Currently waiting to get on a transp...
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