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... Well, after 40 years my liver is at what is called Stage 2 where Stage 4 is cirrhosis. My health is good, I have a good diet, and I still have one or two drinks a week. ... (22 replies)
... DO YOUR RESEARCH. MY DR STILL WANTS ME TO TRY THE Tx FOR 3MO, BUT I STILL REFUSE. HE WASN'T IMPRESSED WITH THE DROP IN MY COUNT AND SAID THE ONLY TEST WOULD BE A LIVER BIOPSY TO TELL THE CONDITION. I ALSO SUFFER FROM DEPRESSION SO HE WOULD NOT GIVE THE Tx ANYWAY. GOOD LUCK TO ALL, AND GOD BLESS!!! ... (8 replies)
... Hi steele I wil do the same for your family as well Keep us posted Take care Ryebeach (16 replies)

... Thanks for the info. Glad to hear the ribo/peg intron did good for your husband, I know what that's all about, did it for a year myself, but like your brother, was one of the unlucky ones, and it didn't take. but I think it did help slow the process of the cirroh. down, so that was a good thing, but I was sure a sick little girl that year! Those treatments didn't go well... (16 replies)
... At stage 4, if that is accurate, is STILL no indication for a liver transplant. Anesthesia is an irrelevant factor since you are no where near needing a transplant if you are stage 4. ... (5 replies)
... Just because I'm me, I must tell you that a stage 4 biopsy is NOT NOT NOT indication for a liver transplant. You never know who else might be reading, so I have to say this. ... (9 replies)
Treatment?
Jul 8, 2005
... Thanks Thanbey! I just spoke with my surgeon (who first saw my liver last year), and he corrected me. He did not see "nodes", but he saw adhesions on the liver, around gall bladder, and the stomach. He said it looked as if it had been inflamed at one time and then healed itself. I think I still want the biopsy, though I'm a little nervous what that entails. Tayah (10 replies)
Treatment?
Jul 8, 2005
... The way to know what they are is to do a liver biopsy. There is no other test that tells this for certian. There are unltrasounds and CAT scans, but the biopsy is the best test for this, hands down. ... (10 replies)
... When a biopsy comes back at stage 4 or higher, this is cirrhosis. Compensated cirrhosis is still a very manageable disease and there are stages of cirrhosis. ... (11 replies)
... years and was at early stage cirrhosis. After 30 years, stage 1 fibrosis is minimal and no liver inflammation is excellent. You would have to go thru stage 2 and 3 fibrosis..to get to cirrhosis. Stage 4 is considered cirrhosis. I would get a second opinion on tx. Talk about quality of life versus quantity. ... (7 replies)
I need help!!!
Apr 29, 2006
... I am brand new to this type of board so please bare with me here. Thanby, question for ya. How bad according to MRI's was your liver and what shape is it in now? ... (9 replies)
... End stage liver disease and liver failure are not the same. ... (31 replies)
... No symptoms at all. You have no liver damage and, at least at this point, no disease, especially if you are older than, say forty or so. ... (10 replies)
... there are a few different patterns to how your liver reacts. ... (1 replies)
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... If indeed your doc said STAGE one, there is no rush to treat. ... (4 replies)
... stage four cirrhosis is exactly why he SHOULD be considered a candidate for transplant, or at least evaluated for it. ... (10 replies)
... hello Ms. Thanbey I did a biopsy about a month ago with the following findings: 1- Interface Hepatitis(piecemeal necrosis): Mild/moderate (focal, most portal areas). 2- confluent necrosis: focal confluent necrosis. 3- Focal (spotty) lytic necrosis: one focus or less per 10X objective. (8 replies)
... Stage 4 fibrosis is the first stage of cirrhosis. There are stages of cirrhosis, too, so don't think this is end stage liver disease. Not by a long shot! ... (9 replies)
... I say have a biopsy done of your liver to see if there is any damage to it. This will give your doctor and you a much better picture of your liver's condition. ... (22 replies)




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