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Is alcoholic liver disease fatal?

A: Yes, Cirrhosis of the liver can be fatal....


End stage alcoholic liver disease

A: Hello Dolphinspirit and welcome to HealingWell, Wow what a friend. Not too many friends would do what you are doing for her. It''s sad, but I understand that she is picking her way to die. Read through our educational threads.......they are below this post and should be on the same page. They will give you a good idea of what can happen and some of things to expect. Take care..........thoughts and prayers .........location I could find these educational threads? Thank you soooo very much.......... Welcome to the forum Dolpinspirit. I bumped some of the educational treads up that Pink Grandma was telling you about. I hope they help. There is not really a way of knowing how long a person can survive with liver disease, although, drinking...


What Are The Symptoms During The End Stage Of Alcohol liver disease?

A: What I witness from a friends father was uncontrolled bowels and vomiting and the passing of blood either by nose bleeds or in the bowels.....the best to you...

How fast does alcoholic liver disease Progress?

A: Hi, Queenie, and welcome to our forum!  I am sorry that your husband continues to drink.  It''s the very worst thing he can do for his liver.  If he continues to do so, his liver disease will progress to End Stage liver disease and failure...not a pleasant thing for either the patient or the caregiver.  How long that will take nobody can say, as every case is different.  But I can tell you that he is on that path.  I suggest you read some of our educational threads to get a better understanding of what is in store for both of you.  A CT scan will only be diagnostically valuable to detect tumors.  If he has progressed to...


What Are the Different Types of liver disease?

A: liver disease is varied and there are many conditions that affect this vital organ, including cirrhosis, alcoholic fatty liver, and hepatitis. Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a type of inflammatory liver disease affecting the bile ducts. Hepatocellular carcinoma is a type of liver cancer that is among the most serious of liver diseases.. Hepatitis of the liver comes in different forms and is contracted in various ways. Hepatitis A, B, C, and D are the classifications of this disease. The hepatitis A virus may cause...


Nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease - Hi I''m new to this group... I''m a 38 year old wife and of 2 kids?

A: 11 Jul 2011 Hi, sorry to hear about your health. I''m glad things are starting to improve. Check out the following website about non alcoholic fatty liver disease associated with breast cancer; http://www.asco.org/ascov2/Meetings/Abstracts There are lots of other good sites explaining the link between the 2. When your weight is back to ''normal'' you will be able to afford the odd indulgence but you will still need to be careful. Don''t go all out, otherwise you will likely feel poorly afterwards. Mexican should be OK maybe once a month but go for the rice and chicken and similar items, rather than nacho''s with heavy sauces and cheese. Votes:+0CommentVote upReport hope3111 Jul 2011 Quick questions &


What are the causes of liver disease?

A: The sauce Drinking excessive alcohol is a big cause, as is drugs. Then any type of action that causes you to have Hepatitis. This can be from gettting blood from a contaminated person in you (via a cut, using dirty needles, or having sex with a hepatitis carrier) This accounts for hepatitis B and C. However, hepatitis A can be caught from travelling for example to Asia or egypt....ask your doctor for more info on this. Other causes include Biliary obstruction, side effects of prescribed drugs, iron overload, and auto-immune disorder, or it could be a congenital disorder, ie malfomation of the liver that is genetic. beer beer and more beer Usually drinking, however we have a friend who got his from not drinking, or foods he ate but it happens because of his...


What Is Chronic liver disease?

A: Chronic liver disease is a type of liver disease that involves progressive damage to the liver, leading to reduced liver function. There are a number of different potential causes of liver disease and symptoms that may be experienced. While there is no cure, the condition can be managed by making lifestyle changes and monitoring for complications.. The most common cause of chronic liver disease is long term abuse of alcohol. Long term Hepatitis C infection is the second most common cause. Chronic liver


My mom has liver disease and is in a nursing home. She is always sleepy and out of it. She is also taking 0.5 MG of Ativan. She also has high ammonia level in the blood. What is causing this? Kindly help.

A: One of the most important organs in the body, the liver produces bile which is needed for digestion of food. It also plays a vital role in the excretion of waste materials and toxic substances from the body and is responsible for producing cholesterol and proteins which help in repairing damaged tissues and building tissues. The storehouse of energy in the body, it has the unique capacity of regenerating itself and thus any kind of liver damage or liver disease can bring the body to a crisis situation. liver disease is most often caused by excessive and abusive consumption of alcohol. It can also be caused by prolonged consumption of...

Is it okay to take Vytorin with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and early cirrhosis?

A: NASH or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease with early cirrhosis is fairly serious problem, and statins have been known to potentially make disease states such as this worse. I understand the concern, and it is not unwarranted. Consider finding someone who specializes in hepatology or liver diseases. It is likely they have dealt with this issue before and have made similar recommendations. At this time, I cannot recommend that anything be done that is contrary to the desires of your current physician. Feel free to visit us here for more information on Vytorin: http://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/vytorin. M. Curley, PharmD...

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