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final stage of the liver

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 6, 2011
  • 02:13 PM

well for months i have tried to look on the internet about the final stage of liver cirrhosis until i found this website and my father died yesterday so i wanted to return the favor for a family that is going through the same thing as i did...my father died Jan 5 2011 bc of liver cirrhosis he was 53...he was an alcoholic and never stopped drinking until the day he died...what i noticed with my father is that he slept all the time and the last week before he died he couldnt even get out of bed. his legs and stomach were very swollen because of all the fluid in his body that the liver couldn't handle anymore...he fell a lot because he couldnt really walk anymore and he started to look yellow and very old....on Christmas eve he walked him self into the hospital because he couldnt stop vomiting blood, and couldnt breathe....when hey got to the hospital they saturated him and put him on a ventilator....the blood was coming from something in his throat because he was always throwing up and the thing in his throat exploded ( i cant remember what exploded in his throat)...while he was throwing up he swallowed some and got into this lungs and infected the lungs which he also had lots of fluid in his lungs....he was saturated and on the ventilator for a week and a half until the doctor said there was nothing else they could do....so we decided not to have him suffer anymore and to take him off the machines...after they took him off the machines he died in about a minute so that has to tell u how sick he was and that he was ready to go...i hope this helped someone like this website helped me...my prays are with those families that are going through the same thing as me...hang in there

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  • well for months i have tried to look on the internet about the final stage of liver cirrhosis until i found this website and my father died yesterday so i wanted to return the favor for a family that is going through the same thing as i did...my father died Jan 5 2011 bc of liver cirrhosis he was 53...he was an alcoholic and never stopped drinking until the day he died...what i noticed with my father is that he slept all the time and the last week before he died he couldnt even get out of bed. his legs and stomach were very swollen because of all the fluid in his body that the liver couldn't handle anymore...he fell a lot because he couldnt really walk anymore and he started to look yellow and very old....on Christmas eve he walked him self into the hospital because he couldnt stop vomiting blood, and couldnt breathe....when hey got to the hospital they saturated him and put him on a ventilator....the blood was coming from something in his throat because he was always throwing up and the thing in his throat exploded ( i cant remember what exploded in his throat)...while he was throwing up he swallowed some and got into this lungs and infected the lungs which he also had lots of fluid in his lungs....he was saturated and on the ventilator for a week and a half until the doctor said there was nothing else they could do....so we decided not to have him suffer anymore and to take him off the machines...after they took him off the machines he died in about a minute so that has to tell u how sick he was and that he was ready to go...i hope this helped someone like this website helped me...my prays are with those families that are going through the same thing as me...hang in therehi so sorry to read this , i lost my dad 2 weeks after you from the same thing, he was the best thing in my life, i am 38 and i was still his little girl, he was so clever, inteligent and loved by everybody,i visited him on his birthday in june 2010 and when he opened the door to me he colasped and was skinny,he always complained of his knees playing up so thought it was down to this and drinking, but reading other posts i found out that where his liver was not functioning the alcohol was entering his blood stream and was affecting his balance, and said he cant eat and that his bottom teeth were loose, so we had his teeth fixed thinking now he would be ok, following this his breathing was affected and had trouble talking, no energy and stayed in bed most the time, in november his belly had swelled huge and then his feet, he then went to his hospital appointment in early december and they sent him home due for his next appointment in january 18th 2011, how he must of been feeling at home on his own over xmas,as he didnt want nobody round, following his next appointment they kept him in a week and 3 days later he died, he caught severe phemonia in hospital , his kidneys then became dry and his ventilator was on all the time as they couldnt find a vein for his blood test to defy the oxigen levels, this ment the last day with my dad was him just laying there stroking my head,not talking, he even managed to make a heart out of tissue to give me,this memory will stay with me forever, his funeral is this tuesday the 8th,and will be the sadest day of my life,i loved this man, and still cant beleve he is gone, my prayers are with you and your family, xxx
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    • February 6, 2011
    • 06:11 PM
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