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... I had a stroke in 2007..cause was encephalopathy...I felt very dissy, could not walk, about six hours I was ok. ... (18 replies)
... my hubby was put in the hospital for ammonia level again. he was really out of it, didn't know who i was, couldn't use a fork and spoon, couldn't go to the bathroom. ... (18 replies)
... xifaxin is an antibiotic that they use in people with liver problems because it does not metabilize thru the liver. it is used to treat diaherra. i have never heard of it being used to lower ammonia levels. ... (18 replies)

... eping all the time and to have a conversation with me on an intelligent level was near impossible. My doctor put me on Xifaxan, it helped quite a bit. That was in July, it brought my levels down to 87. Of course, my problem now is my doctor took me off of the medicine. He felt I looked well.... ... (18 replies)
... on oxycodone, 15 mg every 4 hours. maybe that helped. i didn't expect him to make it this long. good luck marsha and keep in touch. ... (18 replies)
... ised your still with us, mentally." I think he is scared, but not enough to overcome the alcoholism. I am scared he will go into a coma one night and not wake up in the morning. He is bloated but they have not drained him, like I was reading in some cases on this site. I don't know if it isn't bad enough to do so yet. ... (18 replies)
... i'm sorry if i was babbling in that last post and hope i made sense. i've had a rough day with my husband. ... (18 replies)
... This is my first time on this site. I have been reading about the amonia levels being high due to alcholism. My husband got lab work back and his amonia level is 105. He has to go back to the Dr. ... (18 replies)
... My fience' also went in to late. He had yellowish skin and the whites of his eyes were almost like the color of mustard. He was refused a liver transplant because he was an alcoholic. He wouldnt have made it through the surgery anyway I dont think. ... (11 replies)
... Can someone please help me. My fiance was diagnosed last year June with Chronic Liver disease and he blew up like the michelen man with all the water retention. ... (0 replies)
... what is the longest someone can live with cirrhosis of the liver without a liver transplant? ... (6 replies)
What Else To Do?
Oct 8, 2007
... Black stools mean blood in stools, but ulcers can cause this. ... (5 replies)
Oct 3, 2007
... d be appropriate to you. First and foremost, never take another drink of alcohol. Drink water, juices and occasional soda only. You do not need to damage your liver any more. The underlying cause of your liver damage may be more than, or other than, fatty liver disease. See a hepatologist for more tests. ... (3 replies)
... Basically last April it got to the point where I couldnt work. I was throwing up in the trashcan. Constantly having to leave. I was in severe pain. My stomach was swollen out as if I was pregnant with leg swoll up to the point where i coulnt i went back to the er. ... (16 replies)
... fun having a parent with cirrosis my dad 52 was diagnosed 3 months ago with cirrosis. We were told a week ago that he has 2 months to a year to live with out a liver transplant. He has been in and out of the hospital the last two months with the bleeding vescular veins. in and out of icu. ... (11 replies)
... per visit. About one month ago, her amonia levels were so high that she became incoherent and subsequently hospitalized. ... (5 replies)
... to go see a dr. that's the only way you can help him. i think if he gets sick enough he will go. that is what mine did. a little too late. but he's hanging in there, trying to get on the transplant list. ... (5 replies)
... I mean if his liver is waiting transplant then it must be badly cirrhoited. The amonia, isn't that because any protein just isn't matabolized which would in turn cause the amonia...then confusion? ... (10 replies)
... and essentially leaks it back into the body. It then affects the brain in rather unpredictable ways. I had a patient at one point on the ambulance who suffered this... and he presented like he was drunk, on and off. ... (1 replies)
... I read encephalopathy could get as severe as putting him in a coma.... What are the dangerous amonia levels? ... (6 replies)

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