Jan 3, 2008
my mom had this for 2 years shes not taking her medication,she said it makes her sick. how long people live for?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
It depends on how much liver disease your mom has. Perhaps you can ask your mom if you can accompany her on a doctor's visit so you can both get a better idea of how much disease is on the biopsy. Even people with cirrhosis can live a long time - it is important to avoid alcohol which is quite toxic to liver cells.
Also she should be vaccinated against hepatitis A and B if she is non-immune.
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