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A member asked about a 56-year-old female:

I need life expectancy for liver cirrhosis. he has hep c with an enlarged liver and fluid around it.

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Difficult to say: With the approval of the latest round of hep C medicines, hep C has become a potentially treatable illness, sometimes even in the face of known cirrhosis. He needs to see a good hepatologist ASAP. In the meantime, no alcohol, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or shellfish. Good luck.

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