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What's the average life expectancy for someone with liver failure?

Depends

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There are 2 main categories of liver failure-- compensated or uncompensated. Compensated means that the liver while profoundly injured, can still perform basic functions. How long a person can live with liver failure depends on the reversibility of the injury and the severity of the injury. This can range from days to several months. Liver transplantation can be curative, in some cases.
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Dr. Bates Moses answered:

prognosis for total kidney and liver failure dyalisis not an option, what type of life expectancy?

Very poor

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Unfortunately very poor however depends on what is meant my "total" failure. If complete kidney failure means not making any urine, then prognosis is typically days, up to 1-2 weeks w/o dialysis. If complete liver failure (your doctor would use prognostic tools such as MELD and Childs-Pugh) and would consider lab values and signs/symptoms of liver failure and typically could be weeks to months.
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I have graves disease, hepatitis c, and the onset of liver failure which is excruciatingly painful. What is my life expectancy?

See your doctor

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I'm sorry to hear of your illnesses. However, your doctor is the best one to ask questions of this nature. S/he knows you and your entire situation, but we on HealthTap have never even seen you. Life expectancy is quite variable with Hepatitis C, as it can take multiple courses. Stopping alcohol would be a good step for anyone with Hepatitis C.
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Dr. Sewa Legha answered:

What to expect during end of life kidney and liver failure?

Peaceful end!

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Both kidney failure and Liver failure cause a sleep state such that patients die peacefully, without being aware of any discomfort or pain.
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Dr. James S. Cain answered:

If someone has ascitites, kidney failure, end stage liver failure, how long would their life span be?

short

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this unfortunate collection of organ failures is called Hepatorenal syndrome, it is rarely curable and associated with a short life span. Dialysis and liver transplant may be needed.
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Dr. Camilla Graham answered:

My sister is 35 and was diagnosed with stage 4 liver failure. She's had hepatitis c for a few years now..... What's her life span going to be now

More info needed

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Perhaps you mean your sister has cirrhosis? Does she really have liver failure? Life expectancy depends on how damaged someone's liver is, and what types of complications they have had. It is hard to predict what might happen to any one person though. I hope your sister is going to a doctor who has experience in advanced liver disease. This person can help her understand what to expect.
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Dr. Maritza Baez answered:

Is liver failure painful at the ascites stage ? Is it better to put them down vs letting them live out the life in this condition? What is better ?

Ask the patient

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it could be painful, but it is never ethical to "put down" a human. ask the patient what his/her wishes are for treatment or pain control.
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Dr. Joy M. Jackson answered:

What diseases or conditions can cause liver failure,high blood sugar, and sugar in the urine i know someone that is in the hospital on life support and nobody can figure out what is going on. she has kidney failing, and is getting no oxegen because her fi

Diabetes

Diabetes can cause high blood sugar (glucose) and glucose in the urine. Also infections can raise the glucose level. Kidney failure can be a result of damage to the kidneys from poorly controlled or undiagnosed diabetes. She likely has a viral illness which exacerbated her diabetes and ultimately put her in kidney failure. I hope she recovers. Take care.
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How bad is liver failure?

Liver failure

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Liver failure is life threatening. Why do you ask?
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Symptoms of liver failure?

Jaundice

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Liver failure is usually do to some inflammatory process damaging the liver. Jaundice, nausea, vomitting, itching, bruising and bleeding are associated woth liver failire.
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