We have a friend here on DS dealing with friend having seizures. He has Cirrhosis, had a paracentesis done, extremely high ammonia, high fever, seizures, coma. Ammonia level back to normal range, fever normal again, in a coma (to some degree medically induced because when he started coming out the seizures began again). CT, MRI, etc. show no permanent brain damage. Docs can't figure out cause of seizures. Have any of you dealt with this type scenerio and have any ideas or suggestions she can present to the doctors or give to his son to present to the doctors (they aren't married and she doesn't have Power of Attorney)?
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my mum was told about 5 months ago that she has cirrhosis of the liver. She found out as her stomach was full of fluid. She looked 6 months pregnant. Since then she has quickly deterated. She has dropped about 30 kgs. She is in pain in the stomach and just lies in bed. You can see she has no muscle in her body. Her eyes are yellow but have been yellow for as long as I can rember. She was told...
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