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1st stage liver firosis. Tests show all above normal except albumin 3.5. Chances of survival?

Hii Gud Mrng Sir, can u please help me to this question..! My father suffering from liver cirrosis doctors said due to heavy alchoal abuse,early osephagus varices are also seen last week when we went to hospital they estimation is wrong and finally decided he is stage-1 liver fibrosis(review after 3 months)..LFT: All are in below upper boundaries only albumin is 3.5 (min 4.0)can we have a chance to make him alive.!! what i want to do right know...??
Fri, 24 May 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
Thanks for calling H.C.M.Forum.
Your father is suffering from liver cirhosis, lately diagnised as liver fibrosis, due to alcoholism, LFT all beyond upper level, is there any chance of extension of his life.
It depends upon the general condition of the patient, if he has no diabetis, hypertension, anaemia, kidney disease, and if the patient if physically fit the doctors can try liver transplantation, in case some donor of the healthy is is accepting to donate, from your own family.
These days many new medicines are coming for the recovery of the liver, in allopathy and other systems of medicines.
Wishing for a quick and complete recovery.
Best regards.
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