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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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Did anyone test positive for ANA and ASMA? I did and my titres are ANA 1:160 and ASMA 1:20. I have read that it means cirrhosis. Anyone else have this?
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Hello everyone, First thank you for taking the time to read my post. I'm just trying to understand what is happening with my MIL. She is a 68 yr old female with CHF, Diabetes, Chronic back pain from nerve damage, and now esld we thi...
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I haven't been in here for awhile, My husband has esld, Had Hep C ,took harvoni and was cured. He still needs a liver, But 4 months after he was finished with the harvoni he started vomiting every second or third day, this has been going...
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Hello everyone, My dad is in a later stage of non- alcoholic cirrhosis from a fatty liver. Now he was just diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. At this point the doctors dont want to give him chemo bc of his liver. He dosnt have a good ...
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My mom was 51 yo, had decompensated cirrhosis for 5 years, ascites for 3.5 years, was diabetic. When her ascites got worse and she had to get drained every week 10-12 liters of fluid (it worsened quickly and she probably had to do it tw...
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My father score in fibroscan is 13.8 .He has Non alcoholic cirrhosis disease . Is it a serious cirrhosis problem? Can it be recovered through proper treatment? I don't know it it a compensated or decompensated disease?
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FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns of serious liver injury risk with AbbVie hepatitis C treatments Viekira Pak and Technivie The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that hepatitis C treatments Viekira Pak and Te...
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My brother, recently, died from Cirrhosis. Well, that is what I was told. He was diagnosed with Cirrhosis and was told he was dying. He died a week later. He did not have yellow jaundice. Wouldn't he have had jaundice with liver fai...
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Hi all, tomoro we go for our evaluation for the transplant list. My husband was just curious what is the common anti-resistant meds for you all who have received a transplant. His step dad was on cyclosporine many years ago after receivi...
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Has anyone tried this . I am starting this med this week .
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Hello, I was diagnosticated with VHB few months ago, (probably from birth) and i did fibroscan with this results: Stiffness: 10.2 kPa, iqr 0.7, cs 9.8 ( F3, i suppose ). How bad is this result ? I am going to chirossis soon ? T...
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Hi all, I'll keep this as short as possible. I have a history of about 25 years of moderate, social drinking until last year. Then, I developed depression, anxiety and insomnia two years ago, was put on various different meds for th...
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My brother is an acholic and is 52. He has seizures and gets the shakes to the point he can't hold a cup. He gets confused at times. In the morning I hear him vomiting. He won't go to the doctor. I have a bad feeling he has sroacies of t...
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a 71 yrs old male patient DM; long standing insulin, stable ischemic heart disease, with a history of open cholecystitis complicated with fulminant biliary peritonitis on 2006, found to have liver cirrhosis, grade 1 esophageal variese by...
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Hello everyone, since several years I have discreet spider veins on my chest I had them already when I was F3. Now i am 3 years SVR and my US MRI showed no signs of cirrhosis.Even the fibroscan has gone slowly down. Is it possible t...
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Hey all! Today my husband and I met his new doctor, he doesn't want to treat him for hep c at this time because of all the complications his currhosis has caused. So instead he had scheduled an appointment for next month to have the TIPP...
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I have been posting on this site for almost three years now. My husband was diagnosed with cirrhosis three years ago. He stopped drinking for a little while, maybe two months , but could not stay sober until this day. He was diagnosed w...
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It’s virtually impossible for me to leave the house without needing to use the bathroom all the time. ive asked for a lower dosage as my edema & Ascites has significantly subsided but my physician wants to keep me on this dosage for the...
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I had a routine Ultrasound about 11 months ago and it was discovered that I had a mass of 2.2 CM on my liver which was said to be hamongioma. The Ultrasound was repeated in June this year and the size of the mass remained the same. Als...
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My partner was diagnosed 11 months ago with cirrhosis when complaints about hernia arose. He is being treated for ascites and varices. The cirrhosis symptoms have improved except ascites which is not getting worse. The problem seems to...
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