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Suffering from hepatitis A & E, has liver swelling. Bleeding during pooping, water in stomach. Suggestive treatment?

My father from hepatitis A & E, has liver swelling as well, But today he complained of bleeding during pooping , Doctor told that he has water in stomach, what is that, What is the problem with him plus he complains of new things daily or on alternative days that have been already told by doctors to look for as signs PLEASE HELP ASAP AS WE WANT COMPLETE & PROPER CURE FOR HIM
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welocme to HCM.
Obviously your father has serious liver damage,but you shouldnt be worried because this is reversible and treatable. You must be sure that there is no hepatitis c and B. His liver function must be evaluated by ultrasound and liver enzymes every 2 weeks.There is no specific cure. He must rest strictly, follow hepatic dietetary and keep constant weight and hidration.
Blood in stool is usually caused by fissurae and hemorrhoids, but considering that he has hepatitis and possible liver failure he should do examination at gastroenterologist. This can be sign of something serious.
WIsh you good health.
Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon Dr. Hari Charan Perigela's  Response
It looks he has Ascites,fluid in abdomen.
It is seen in many conditions like Cirrhosis of the liver with portal hypertension.This may cause bleeding per rectum also.
Please get an ultrasound abdomen,upper GI endoscopy,Colonoscopy for correct diagnosis.
If you come back with above reports,i can clarify further
Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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