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... Survivor of stage 4 hepatic coma 4-28-94 to present. Metabolic Hepatic Encephalopathy as a result of Hepatitis B & C. I had liver failure, renal and resp. failure that resulted into bilateral pnemonia due to lack of respiritory care (bing turned and given pulpatations that would reduce fluid build up in the lungs), Babinski signs, doll's eye syndrome. EEG showed Triphasic... (5 replies)
... Survivor of stage 4 hepatic coma 4-28-94 to present. Metabolic Hepatic Encephalopathy as a result of Hepatitis B & C. I had liver failure, renal and resp. failure that resulted into bilateral pnemonia due to lack of respiritory care (bing turned and given pulpatations that would reduce fluid build up in the lungs), Babinski signs, doll's eye syndrome. Non-responsive to... (5 replies)
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... I'm looking for any survivors of Hepatic encephalopathy Stage 4 Hepatic Coma with multiple organ failure: respiratory, Renal, Cerebral Edema (nonresonsive to Mannitol or Haldol, babinski signs, doll's eye symdrone. 16 panel EEG: low voltage with Tri-Phasic waves. I was considered "Brain Dead" and my family was told to make funeral arrangements. I guess I'm really happy they... (7 replies)
... Hi, I was just reading about your relative and I swear I am in the exact same boat with a close relative as well. Everything you wrote is exactly what we are living through with him. Can I ask how your relative is doing? Did they come out of the coma? We were told the other day we wasn't going to make it through the night. It's been 72 hours since he went to Emergency. He... (5 replies)
... Im very worried and starting to lose hope that this can turn out well. Its been 4 days with no change. Is there anyone with experience with this out there? ... (5 replies)
... Hepatic encephalopathy is an indication of severely impaired liver function. Of the liver's many functions, one of them is to remove toxins from the blood. ... (5 replies)
... se Julie, she had always been very kind and nice to me. Though at the time they were trying to restrain me to the hospital bed. I didn't know what I was doing as stage 3 can become very severe at any time. ... (5 replies)
... P.S. I have not had organ failure but am on the largest possible dose of lasix along with a additional diuretic because my liver just won't work without them, I have attacks just like you described that involve, headache, confusion, exhaustion and sleep 24-48 hours, fever, chills to the bone until my teeth click, nausea vomitting the hepatologist says it... (7 replies)
... I started a new post looking for anyone who has survived a stage 4 w/ HE from fulminant hepatic failure, and have had no replies...:( I've been looking since 1994, and haven't even found a doctor who has heard of anybody. I just was wanting to know how others have been dealing with the residual effects. I was reading about chronic HE and found that if the person is getting... (5 replies)
... JW - can't tell you how much I appreciate you sharing your life experience with me. You are a miracle for sure!! You are meant to be here now!!! What an amazing account of your experience! And you are right - those are things most people don't share on these postings. I agree with you completely on having the doctor talk to my bro in law about driving - that is what... (5 replies)
Hepatitis B
Jun 5, 2011
... I encourage you to stay strong and continue as well try health herbs to online and really healthy red juice food products to. Stay strong (6 replies)
Hepatitis B
Feb 23, 2011
... and give Lactulose to reduce the ammonia if it's levels are high , ammonia can penitrate the Blood Brain Barrier and cause Metabolic Hepatic Encephalopathy and also carry infection with it. ... (6 replies)
... Brother in law has had Stage 2 about three years now but lately he seems to be getting worse. ... (5 replies)
... Hi janma2! Thanks for posting the info. on Hep. It is very accurate. wwj, my heart goes out to you. On Christmas eve, I was taken to the hospital with nausea and vomiting, i couldn't speak and I was told I was acting irrationally. All I remember was a reader who sat with me in my hospital room. I was given no treatment other than dehydration. I went to my Dr. the next day,... (7 replies)
... I had a similar experience in 1975. I had Hep B. Never figured out how I got it. I was in a coma but was not declared brain dead. My family was all brought in and waited for me to die. After several more days I just started waking up. I do not have any problems related to the Hep B. I do, however, have Lupus. I have suffered from depression for years and fatigue but... (7 replies)
... Thank's for the reply, my prayers are with you. You must also be very strong willed, for what you go through daily...mine pale's to yours. My hep-b turned neg by aug 94" and my liver showed no signs of damage, and has tested normal function since then. I was also diagnosed with hep-c then, though my enzymes wern't high enough for the (then it was new, interferon study at... (7 replies)
... You are very lucky to survive such a multi organ shutdown, strong willed I bet? I implore you to find a hepatologist they really are the best qualified to treat us. Many people are shuffled off to a gastroenterologist and I feel like they do not specialize in Hep. so they are not educated enough to treat me. Even if it means a long trip they will usually only... (7 replies)
... I expected this...no replies. I've felt so alone since the coma, I havn't found anyone to relate with. Though I found one thing out, I've been seeing a sort of counselor actually he's a Dr. in neurology but from another country so he cannot practice in the US. After are first few sessions he told me he didn't want to see me anymore, as I didn't agree with his generalizations... (7 replies)
... Hi, I was just reading about your relative and I swear I am in the exact same boat with a close relative as well. Everything you wrote is exactly what we are living through with him. Can I ask how your relative is doing? Did they come out of the coma? We were told the other day we wasn't going to make it through the night. It's been 72 hours since he went to Emergency.... (5 replies)


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