Patient Comments: Cirrhosis of The Liver - Treatments

What treatments did you receive for cirrhosis of the liver?

Comment from: KIM, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: April 14

I have just found out my friend has cirrhosis from years of heavy drinking. She is yellow, always tired and coughs up blood clots. She has not touched alcohol now for 10 years but just seems to get sicker. It's terrible to see what alcohol can do.

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Comment from: concern sister, 35-44 Male (Caregiver) Published: June 29

My brother was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver a few years ago, due to drinking alcohol. When he was stabbed in November his cirrhosis progressed faster. He takes furosemide and a diuretic but his abdomen is getting bigger and he has swelling in the legs. He has to sleep sitting up. The doctors gave him 6 months to a year to live if he doesn't have a transplant. We have a doctor's appointment tomorrow so I guess I can have them drain the abdomen, he hardly can walk he gets tired very easily.

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Cirrhosis of The Liver - Symptoms Question: The symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver can vary greatly from patient to patient. What were your symptoms at the onset of your disease?
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