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i am a 55 year old male, idont smoke, drink, or take drugs

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i am a 55 year old male, idont smoke, drink, or take drugs of any kind. i am very active and try to keep myself healthy. i currently am managing a diebetes and colesterol problem. MY doctor tels me that because my liver is lazy and is processing at only 50%.

i dont have liver cancer or any type of hepatitis. i forgot what the disease is called, but my doctor tells me that i will eventually need a liver an pancreas transplant. what would these transplants cost me, including anti rejection drugs.

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Organ Transplantation
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 years ago.

Is it fatty liver?





Customer: replied 4 years ago.

yes, but, according to my doctor, my liver has early signs of cirosos.


Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 years ago.
Are you overweight?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no, he has told me that my liver is just to slow at processing and over time has slowed.



Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 years ago.

That is odd. A liver shouldn't just do that.


I would see a liver specialist to make sure this is appropriate.


To answer your original question a liver/pancreas transplant would probably cost a million dollars or more.


You would need insurance.



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