A 40-year-old member asked:

What to do if my brother has cirrhosis of the liver and his hear is functioning at 15 %. his stomach and scrotum are swollen?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Love him: He's probably not going to be with you much longer. I hope he's comfortable at the end and that you'll have time beforehand to reminisce, close any past issues, forgive past wrongs, and simply be together.
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