My name is Kathleen and I have a post on transplants for people in their 70's on this forum also. I am wondering if anyone who has been here has some more insight on encephalopathy. My mom's ammonia levels are in check, but she is still very out of it. More alert
now that the UTI is cleared up but she is not herself. Very monotone, can't remember things or people - she is even having trouble remembering her grandchildren and thought I was one of many daughters (I'm it there is no more). Really, she is in bad shape mentally. Does this mean her liver is failing fast? I thought we'd get her back for a little while anyway, now it seems she is gone. I can't stop crying.... Thinking there is so little time and I will never have her back, not even for a few weeks. This disease is so unfair. Is there anything I can push for to get her closer to where she was at before all of this?
Life is painful, suffering is optional
Post Edited (KathleenW) : 5/29/2010 8:37:36 PM (GMT-6)