|End stage liver disease
Nov 6, 2005
My husband has end stage liver disease,Hep C,diabeties and annemia. He is haveing a hard time swollowing at times and has a sharp pain that comes and goes in his back he says he feels like fluid is flowing down his spine. Once a week he has nose bleeds and and gets dizzy at times his doctor says this is normal for his condition is there anything I should be concerned? Also a year ago he was caughing up blood and ended up in the hospitol for a week at that time the doctor told me that he would not be eligible for a liver transplant other that the symtoms that I have discribed do you think he might be able to get a transpland now he has not drank alcohole in over three years and watches his weight and is very active?
Response from Dr. McGovern
If your husband has not been drinking for 3 years, yes I would take him to a center that has a liver tranplant program for evaluation.
Hepatitis c genotype 1 A
hepatitis c, repeat treatment for non-responder?
- How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Unprotected Oral Sex Without Ejaculation?
- Are Herpes A Symptom Of HIV?
- Is Burning Penis A Sign Of AIDS?
- Is Red Eyes A Sign Of Acute HIV Infection?
- Fever After Masturbation Worried I Have HIV
- After Being Exposed To Hpv How Long Does It Take For Signs Of Cervical Cancer To Appear
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.