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cirhossis

my grandmother is in the last stage of cirhossis-bloated stomach, cannot eat nor pass out urine. what can be done to save her life
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sounds like only a transplant would be helpful
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But she is quite old. Can she take transplant?
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how old is she?
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69. And her condution right now is not stable
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69 is not too old to undergo liver transplantation if her condition allows.  Alternatives would be paracentesis, which hopefully will allow her to eat better
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