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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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I've checked out a million sites regarding esld. I was diagnosed in January, 2014 after retching up 7 pints of blood do to a 2cm x 2cm Mallory-Weiss tear in my lower esophagus. I was anemic, had pneumonia, SBP, alcoholic cirrhosis, and t...
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Hello! I am new to this community. I am not the one with cirrhosis - my sister is the one with this condition. She drank every day from the time she was 14 yrs. old until she was admitted to the hospital 5 yrs. ago at death's door at ...
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my father 78 years old was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis. he has ascites. almost every 2 weeks the fluids are removed from this abdomen using needle.he has no history of drinking alcohol or hepatitis when he was young. once fluids are r...
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Hi I have been reading on here that cirrhosis can be missed on ultrasounds and blood tests can be normal. I have pain in the right quadrant that wraps around to the back with extreme fatigue and nausea. I had a hidascan so it's not the g...
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Hello all Im 30 years old with 85kg/187lbs, 185cm/6"1, no drinker and no smoker. I've got this year the diagnosis that i have an uncurable rheumatic disease and had to do a blood test to see if i can take a immunosuppressive medicamen...
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Hey all! I had mentioned week or so back that my husband had been sleeping a lot after TIPS. Monday his dr raised his lactalose dosage and that's seemed to help about him not sleeping through the day, now our oroblem is he's not sleeping...
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I have just been told I am stage 4 and will start the new hep c treatment. I am a carpenter who am lucking to make it 3 or 4 hours a day without becoming exhausted. I also have thyroid disease and arthritis in my knees. I think its time ...
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The first week after my husband had the tips procedure done he couldn't sleep but ever since then he has been sleeping a lot more than normal. For example we had to leave church early today because he kept falling asleep during the servi...
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Hello, I too am new here and would appreciate any feedback! I am a 25 year old, 6'2, 210 pound guy who was just recently diagnosed with stage 3, early stage 4 Bridging Fibrosis/Cirrhosis after recently moving across the country for a...
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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 one done right before starting Harvoni. After the 24 weeks, I had another ultrasound done and it sho...
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Hi, A routine health checkup revealed that I am having early stages of Cirrhosis I am 39 , non alcoholic , non smoker, however my mother had autoimmune disease and I am also carrying a borderline marker (ANA). Lot of tests have been do...
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My ex-husband is in the hospital. He is a long-time alcoholic and finally quit drinking last August. He has destroyed his liver, and now it's too late for a transplant. Our children are young adults and love their dad dearly. I need to...
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my mother is facing serious of abdominal ascites;complete loss of appetite for 27days and noises and vomiting yellawish liquid I have taken to ULtra sound and CT scan. The first ULtrasound report mentioned 1.Existence of abdominal...
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I was diagnosed in 07, 3 years after I stop drinking. I have a portal hypertension, enlarged spleen, varices and now addison's disease. I get horrible liver pain that wraps around to my back that gives me spasms. I've been hospitalized 3...
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Hey all I just was curious if anyone's insurance company ever dropped them as a patient due to testing positive for marijuana? Long story short, my husband and I went to Coloroda few months back and since smoking is legal there my hus...
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My husband goes in tomoro for the TIPS procedure. On here I've mainly read bad things about it. We have to have it done because of the numerous varicies that are very enlarged. I understand all the complications I guess I'm just wonderin...
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Hello,I'm diabetic patient,its label Glucose(F) is 9.76 mol/L and Glucose (2ABF) is 17.32 mol/L.I already get hepatitis vaccine 6 year ago.I'm 28 years old. my ALT(SGPT) IS 129.50 U/L , S.CREATININE IS 1.0 mg/dL and S.TSH IS 2.62 mic...
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I have constant nausea since 3 weeks. I feel even feel nauseous when I sleep or wake up. I am also planning to visit doctor today.
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I was diagnosed a year ago with stage 4 liver cirrhosis, discovered as a result of surgery to remove my gall bladder. This was a shock as my liver enzymes and blood work have always been normal. Almost right away I started seeing a na...
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Sorry if this has been asked before. I have only just found this community and have read a lot but don't know the answer to that question. I was diagnosed with cirrhosis 3 months ago. It wasn't a shock as I had drank heavily for years...
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