Hepatic Cirrhosis With Malignant Degeneration?
want to ask, my father was diagnosed with hepatic cirrhosis with malignant degeneration, splenomegaly and mild enlargement of the prostate gland. is that dangerous? and what foods are recommended and also restrictions. thank you
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Hepatic cirrhosis is a condition of liver damage that is usually a process of continuation of infection in the liver and usually the liver will be replaced with scar tissue. This causes the liver to experience decreased function, causing symptoms such as weakness, nausea and vomiting, the skin and the whites of the eyes experience yellow, enlarged abdomen. If allowed to continue then the damage will get heavier and liver cells can become malignant cells or referred to as a malignant condition. To ensure this condition cells are usually examined which are taken using a needle or taken cells. This condition should be consulted with a specialist in internal medicine regarding the conditions experienced and the treatment that should be given to prevent the damage from continuing.
Regarding splenomegaly is a condition where there is an enlargement of the spleen, an enlarged spleen organ can occur due to complications from other diseases such as viral infections, one of them in the liver, cirrhosis of the liver, inflammatory diseases, bacterial infections, or conditions of lack of blood (anemia)
Whereas for enlargement of the prostate gland can occur associated with a condition due to aging called benign prostate enlargement usually will cause symptoms in the form of urinating feels incomplete, urinating little but often. But it can also be a malignancy in the prostate which is also accompanied by drastic weight loss.
For nutrition it should be
Nutrition with adequate and balanced nutrition
The liquid is around 1.5 liters per day
Avoid alcoholic minimuman
That's the thing we can say. May be useful. Thank you