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A 47-year-old female asked:

1yr ago at age 46 (female) vomiting blood black stools, diagnosed with severe liver damage, ascites,varies and a damaged spleen, i would like to knopl?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
What would you like: Your question is not clear. Please tell us what would you like to know now? Have you been going to your doctor regularly? He/she should be able to guide you further.

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