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Wife 86 yrs old. History of slight sclerosis. problem began

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Wife 86 yrs old. History of slight sclerosis. problem began with liquid accumulation in the legs. Doctor prescribed Mirilax, Citrucel, and Amatiza for seven days. I stopped on fifth day because od total dehydration. Hospitalized but organs functioning normal. Performed "endoscopy third day. Came back and remains partioally with encephalopathy that refuses to completely dissipate. Sclerosis worsened and cannot keep up with the needs Various medications being tried. Please help! Our 66th anniversary is tomorrow the 20th.
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Category: Medical
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this questionhave you tried giving lactulose for encephalopathy?