My 83 year old mother was recently diagnosed with non-alcoholic cirrhosis.Already had ascites drained several times.She is on sirolactoneand Lasix now,which seem to be keeping that under control.She stays dehydrated,diarrhea constantly,weak,and now her kidney functions are worse.Her prognosis was 18 months in Sept 2012.My question is,"how much worse and how fast will it come.I am so worried about her suffering.She also has colon cancer but they are not concerned about it because it is in the early stage.Also a diabetic.How long can she survive like this? Thank you so much.Very worried daughter.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.