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    Interview with Dr. Melissa Palmer
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    Melissa Palmer, MD posted:
    Interview on Thoughtleaders aboout Liver Disease and Hepatitis
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    lladyshep responded:
    we found out hubby has hep c a year ago just seen a gasstro dr 3 months may 23 I took him to hospital his liver had stopped working he is not making platletsand his blood is not clotting the dr said we just want to make comterfull what am I to think I dont know I need ansewers how long does he have ,what treatment can he get at this time.............lladyshep
     
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    oldtiff47 replied to lladyshep's response:
    I HOPE DR. PALMER SEES THIS....BUT YOU MUST TRUST THE MD'S WHO ARE HELPING YOUR HUSBAND NOW....MY HEART IS WITH YOU.....AND YOUR FAMILY...

    TIFF
    DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
     
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    Andie_WebMD_Staff replied to lladyshep's response:
    Hi Lladyshep,

    I am so sorry to hear about your husband's diagnosis. It must be a very difficult situation and hope you have a support network at home to help out.

    I'm sure Dr. Palmer will be chiming in soon with her words of wisdom. Until then please feel free to continue to share here on our Hepatitis Community and you also might want to look into our Caregiving Community for some support and advice in that area as well.

    Hugs,

    ~Andie
     
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    lladyshep replied to oldtiff47's response:
    we had to bring him back to hospital his amornia was way up again his blood pressere was 97/39 his pulse was 47 he was very fuzzy he is taking 3 tablespoon 3 times a day of latolse and a laxative a day and still it takes 2 or 3 days to use bathroom I asked the doctor in er when should I bring him back he said when his heart stops beating we have 5 children and they help but we dont know what else we can do to prolong his life his doctor hasnt said how long we have all he said its to late for treatment let him eat whatever he wants but cut back on salt intake so he doesnt have more problems my dr who was the attending the 1st night said he might have 6 monthsin the last 6 weeks he went from sleeping 6 hours to 20 hours a day he is getting weaker every day
     
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    CplusAuto replied to lladyshep's response:
    I am so sorry to hear this. It doesn't sound like you are getting much compassion from your doctors. Prayers go out for you and your family in this difficult time.
     
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    roxzieca responded:
    SUPPORT GROUPS,ACCUPUNCTURE AND ENCOURAGEMENT FROM POSTIVE UNJUDGEMENTAL PEOPLE
     
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    roxzieca replied to lladyshep's response:
    MAYBE A SUPPORT GROUP FOR YOU MIGHT BE HELPFULSUCH AS ATTENDING A HEP C GROUP OR FIND OUT ABOUT LIVER TRANSPLANTS


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