My husband is an alcoholic, has been for over 25 years. Hes been hospilized on many occations with sickness and feeling unwell.The last admission was a month ago being sick and this time having blood in the sick,they kept him in just over the weekend. He is sick most days,has lost so much weight,lost appatite ,he is now skin and bones. sometimes hot to touch.His legs and feet ,started swelling up when he left the hospital and they are very painful for him to walk on.He gets confused alot, he used to be one of the nicest man you could meet but lately hes been so mean verbally to me and witnin an hour forgets he was mean. His sleep patterns are all over the place , sometimes sleeping for 20 hours. He looks like a frail old man,(he is only 48)Hes went to the doctors three weeks ago and had blood tests done, his kidneys are fine, his blood count is very low, his gammagt is 350...We asked his doctor if he could have cirrisos and she said no he didnt have that. She did no other tests,she didnt check his stomach, his blood pressure nothing, she gave him nothing but anti sickness tablets and advice on less drinking more eating. Could he have cirrios and his doctor be wrong? Not sure what else i can do as its so hard watching him dieing without a diagnosis, and is it better we dont know anyway? because from personall experience in my family when someone is diagnosed with a bad illness they go down hill faster,He has said if he has cirrosis he wont give up the drink because its a death sentence anyway..He drinks 3 quarters of ltr vodka a day with orange juice..Just so confused about al this.
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