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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
Discuss with oncolog: If his disease is widespread, then treatment with chemo may buy him some time but will not cure him. Hospice may be a good alternative to improve quality of life.
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
7-10 days usually: With antibiotics, pneumonia is usually curable. The cause of the PNA needs be determined to see if it can be prevented.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
Yes perhaps: I need more information. What kind of virus, what do mean end stage, what kind of hallucinations, any other symptoms and diagnoses?
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
It is not good: When an organ such as the liver fails due to disease, it can cause kidney, heart and other digestive organs to fail also, ergo muliorgan failure.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
Vannot tell: Your question is not clear. The last part of the small intestine is called the terminal ileum.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
See your doctot: You need to know what is causing your symptoms. It could be benign or something more serious.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
Cannot say: I would need more info about the causes of your liver failure and the medications you use.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
Sciatica: This sounds like a nerve root irritation from a protruding or herniated lumbar disc. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 49 years experience
It depends: With hemodialysis, it can be years. Without HD, probably only months depending on how severe is the kidney failure.
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