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Is liver cirrhosis curable by medicine or is liver transplantation required ?

can lever cerrosis is curable by medicine.If apatient suffering from lever cerrosis can not afford cost of lever transplant than for how long he can survive with medicine. age of patient s age is 60 yrs and his health is in general good. Also he does not take alcohol & he does not have any bad habit.Pl. advice
Asked On : Tue, 8 Feb 2011
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i am sorry to inform you but cirrhosis is a irreversible condition.
the functioning of the liver can not be changed by the medicines. however with medicines we can prevent complications arising from cirrhosis and improve the generl health of the patient.
you need to monitor the weight, look out for symptoms like swelling of abdomen and legs, vomiting of blood etc.
if symptoms worsen i would advise you to consult your physician.
i the mean time continue the prescribed medicines.
i hope i have answered your quey.
take care
Answered: Sun, 14 Aug 2011
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