Doctor Q&A for Dr. Ted Bader

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
No: The gallbladder does not have the type of muscle that responds to flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
Stop drinking: There is no substitute for stopping the ingestion of alcohol completely. It may take 1-4 months for the yellow to disappear, depending on how much liv ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
See below: A non-fasting serum iron- transferrin (iron protein) percentage of more than 60% is considered suspicious and should be followed by further work-up.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
No: It is highly unlikely these symptoms come from a fatty liver.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
Less than 6 weeks: In most cases, less than 6 weeks.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
Statements unrelated: These two statements are unrelated. Previous hepatitis a doe not prevent bloood donation. There is another reason.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
No: No. Not unless you have advanced liver disease.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
Possibly: If all other blood tests do not show a cause of liver disease, then the results are consistent with fatty liver disease.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader answered
41 years experience Hepatology
Neither: If you have been told correctly that you are infected with hepatitis b, then vaccination will neither help or hurt. Blood tests can tell the differenc ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Your body makes hep b surface antibody in response to the hepatitis b vaccine. It can also make it to the hepatitis b virus. If you've been vaccinated ... Read More
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