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stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver life expectancy

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: On many clinical factors. Could be decades but if signs of liver failure could be much shorter. Get follow up with a gastroenterologist or hepatologis ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Depends: Today the term "cirrhosis", which was once a death sentence, is becoming unfashionable even among us pathologists as it overlooks how remarkably well ... Read More
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Cirrhosis: Good question. Need a little more info> what is the etiology of the cirrhosis ?

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
100% normal: The meds are going to offer you a 97-100% chance of cure. Please remember this year, while waiting for meds, you need at least four cups of caffeinate ... Read More
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Dr. Kristel Hunt
23 years experience Hepatology
Depends: how is your liver function? if your docs are suggesting waiting and not going for SIM/SOF now, then things can't be too dire. make sure you get regu ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
21 years experience Pathology
Depends: Regarding his diagnosis, stage 1 is early and likely reversible with weight loss, excercise, and a good diet. Avoiding alcohol abuse and getting vac ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cirrhosis: So many variables here. Is he obese, diabetic, smoker, hypertensive, cardiac disease, immunocompromised, anemic, depressed, etc? If so, these provide ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Stage 4=cirrhosis: The prognosis of cirrhosis is highly variable since it is influenced by a number of factors, including etiology, severity, presence of complications, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Short and variable: It is not feasible to predict with any degree of accuracy as to how long will a given individual with a given illness will live. See this site for mor ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Poor prognosis: Regretfully, Stage 4 disease is associated with spread of the liver cancer to minimally nearby lymph nodes, and probably through into blood vessels. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Front
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
It depends: There are a lot of factors involved. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed, your doctor may be able to give you an estimate, but it is only that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Variable: The prognosis of cirrhosis is highly variable since it is influenced by a number of factors, including etiology, severity, presence of complications, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Variable: The prognosis of cirrhosis is highly variable since it is influenced by a number of factors, including etiology, severity, presence of complications, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
Medium to short: If complications of cirrhosis, ie, end-stage liver disease manifestations are present and multiple, usually less than two years, especially if progres ... Read More
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