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End stage liver failure prognosis

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
Palliative Care 50 years experience
See a gi specialist: Asciites can be drained and a catheter can be placed to drain the fluid at home.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Depends: There are several foactors to consider. Discuss this with your physician.
Dr. Bates Moses
Palliative Care 23 years experience
Very poor: Unfortunately very poor however depends on what is meant my "total" failure. If complete kidney failure means not making any urine, then prognosis is... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Liver failure : I realize how concerned you are about your son. As you can imagine that those symptoms are pretty serious. I am sure his doctors have a lot more infor... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Short: You are asking how long a person can live when they are short of breath from liver failure and ascites. This means less than 20% of liver is working.... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Liver failure: Fatigue persistent or recurring yellowing of your skin and eyes (jaundice) loss of appetite nausea abdominal swelling due to fluid accumulation (a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
Hepatology 10 years experience
Can vary: Cirrhosis can lead to complications like fluid build up in your abdomen (ascites), confusion (hepatic encephalopathy), varices that can bleed, and liv... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
Hepatology 10 years experience
Can vary: Cirrhosis can lead to complications like fluid build up in your abdomen (ascites), confusion (hepatic encephalopathy), varices that can bleed, and liv... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
A Verified Doctoranswered
68 years experience
End stage: Is usually accompanied by jaundice, in my experience.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
short: This unfortunate collection of organ failures is called hepatorenal syndrome, it is rarely curable and associated with a short life span. Dialysis and... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Liver transplant: Many of the patients with an end-stage alcoholic liver disease get an orthotopic liver transplants on daily basis. Without transplant, five-year is a ... Read More
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