My mother in law was diagnosed with cirrhosis in 2008 when her abdomen was so swollen that we took her to the?

ER. she was being treated by her own doctor who gave her lactolose and fluid pills. This year she began seeing a Specialist and he said her meld score was 15, so far she does not qualify for a transplant. just this past weekend we went to visit her and she was in the middle of a very vivid hallucination which... show more ER. she was being treated by her own doctor who gave her lactolose and fluid pills. This year she began seeing a Specialist and he said her meld score was 15, so far she does not qualify for a transplant. just this past weekend we went to visit her and she was in the middle of a very vivid hallucination which seemed to be going since the evening before. To her it was real that she had her dead ex-husband and a bunch of indians at her house. Her usually spotless house was a mess because she had been feeding them and made them beds with pillows and covers all over her house.
We took her to the hospital and they ran many tests with all kinds of specialists until finally a liver doctor said that all of her symptoms where because she was in end stage cirrhosis. she also had tremors in her hands. her hallucinations lasted for 2 days then she was normal. they released her telling us that this is just the progression of her disease, but she needs someone with her all the time. Her cirrhosis is called "nash" not caused by alcohol. she also is a diabetic. I had our family doctor order home health which means that a nurse will come to her to do blood work to keep track of her ammonia level, bilirubin and creatinine levels. How long can someone last after they have been diagnosed with end stage cirrhosis. she sleeps a lot and is tired. sometimes she is confused and walks shuffling her feet, she hallucinates and swells in her feet. but she still can go shopping and clean her house. it's so confusing to us. she is 64 years old. Sometimes she acts pretty normal, others she's a different person. when I take her back to the specialist we're going to check her meld score because with all these new symptoms I fear that it is higher.How long can someone last that has end stage cirrhosis?
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