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I have end stage cirrocis of the liver. Is chocolate bad for me?

I have end stage cirrocis of the liver. Is chocolate bad for me?

No: There is no contraindication in eating chocolate and cirrhosis. However it is very important to eat a healthy diet low in salt (<2gram/day) and high with good protein sources. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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What are symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver that are terminal?

What are symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver that are terminal?

Cirrhosis signs: End stage cirrhosis usually presents with jaundice, ascites, varices, bleeding, or profound weakness. It can be managed with palliative care and/or hospice. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the final stage of cirrhosis of the liver?

Can you please describe the final stage of cirrhosis of the liver?

Four (4): Cirrhosis is typically staged from 1 to 4. End-stage typically means the liver is no longer compensating even with various medical interventions and prognosis is therefore worsening. Advanced stage might mean stage 3 (or even stage 2). In practice most physicians just use a clinical prognostic score to monitor severity (such as the meld or childs-pugh scores). ...Read more

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How bad is your drinking to get cirrhosis of the liver?

How bad is your drinking to get cirrhosis of the liver?

Can't predict: Chronic heavy alcohol intake puts you at risk for cirrhosis. But there is no magic number as to when it will cause cirrhosis. ...Read more

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How bad is cirrhosis of the liver from hep c? Should I be angry at ex?

How bad is cirrhosis of the liver from hep c? Should I be angry at ex?

Tx for Hep C: Unfortunately it is bad. The good news is that in few months medicines would cure or eliminate the virus. Make sure you discuss treatment with a liver specialist, a gastoenterologist or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the main nursing diagnose for end stage cirrhosis of the liver?

I was wondering what are the main nursing diagnose for end stage cirrhosis of the liver?

Don't know what: You mean by main nursing. End stage cirrhosis is accompanied by yellow skin , urine conjunctiva, extreme weakness, abdominal swelling, leg swelling, grossly abnormal blood studies. ...Read more

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How bad is stage 4 liver cirrhosis and what is the life expectancy?

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, and comorbid diseases. Scoring systems are available to give you an idea of life expectancy but are far from exact. You should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is mild diffuse infiltration fatty liver bad? Is it early stages? Can it turn into cirrhosis? Is it curable?

Is mild diffuse infiltration fatty liver bad? Is it early stages? Can it turn into cirrhosis? Is it curable?

See answer: Fatty liver or hepatic steatosis is not uncommon, and occurs often in people who may be overweight. It can be reversed by losing weight and watching your diet with decreased fats. Rarely will this turn into cirrhosis, but you certainly do not want to drink alcohol all the time and/or take medications that go through the liver (like tylenol) often. Have lft's monitored with a dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a liver biopsy done, stage 4 cirrhosis, could you please tell me how bad this is??

I had a liver biopsy done, stage 4  cirrhosis, could you please tell me how bad this is??

Very serious: This is so serious that you would do well to have ie read by.a second pathologist. You also need to determine the cause of the cirrhosis. Usually it is partly reversible if you find and can treat the cause. ...Read more