Patient Comments: Cirrhosis of The Liver - Treatments

What treatments did you receive for cirrhosis of the liver?

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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