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high bilireubin

my husband is in liver failure after a transplant 3 years ago. hehas hep c. his ble ducts are closed off except for the stints he has in place. he has not nor does he plan to have them changed(its been a year) he hasnt taken his antirejection meds in bout 9 mo. his bilirubin is between 26 and 32 whenever it is checked. his legs r black from lack of circulation(im guessing). he wieghs 135 lbs at 5'11".  how long can he go on living like this?
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i am very sorry to say that it doesn't sound good from what you describe.  patients with all of these problems often pass away due to infection.
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why in the world would he stop taking his meds?
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