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

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Need more info

Stage IV is cirrhosis by definition.
Prognosis is base on symptoms / episodes of dexompensation as well as meld score which uses blood results to predict 3month mortality.

In brief: Need more info

Stage IV is cirrhosis by definition.
Prognosis is base on symptoms / episodes of dexompensation as well as meld score which uses blood results to predict 3month mortality.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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