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i have cirroises of the liver since one year,i stopped drinking

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i have cirroises of the liver since one year,i stopped drinking completly and feel good.i take no more medication,eat healty and exercise,what is my life expectancy.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
hello
Your liver is clearly functioning.
How do you know you have cirrhosis?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i was hospitelized last year because i retained a lot of fluids in my body,since than i was told by my fam.doctor that i have cirrhosis,iwas drinking a lot for about 1 year.
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
Any imaging done?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i am waiting for a ecographie but this she told me could take minimum 6 months,she said anyway everything is fine there is no rush.
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 2 years ago.
Ok
It is not clear what level of cirrhosis you have and it might not be much.
If your INR [a lab] and albumin {a lab} are ok then you don't have end stage cirrhosis.
You might have a long time, even with cirrhosis, nothing might happen if it is only a little and you take care of your liver, and you might never need a transplant.
Even if you have more than this and it is significant then eventually you would go on a transplant list..that might take 5 to 10 years depending.
You will need more information.
I don't see any indication of immediate shortening of life expectancy given all of this.
Life expectancy without intervention if you have significant cirrhosis is about 10 years.
But even that is a rough average of sicker patients

I should also mention that diet is very important for you now
A nutrient dense /anti-inflammtory diet to be specific
Mostly plant food, realy food, and not too much...and mostly cooked to start...
good luck again

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