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Dr. Anne Larson
34 years experience Hepatology
Generally Not: The cold viruses do not generally involve the liver. Other viruses (such as mono) can cause a mild hepatitis (inflammation).
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Impairment: Severe sepsis can cause many different organs to fail including the liver. Inflammatory responses and low blood pressures can cause the liver to not f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No.: Lfts measure levels of enzymes produced by the liver, not anything related to marijuana.
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
NO: "Weed" is found on a drug test, not a normal LFT.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Cirillo
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yearly: LFT's and U/S of Liver should be followed to evaluate Liver function.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Likely nothing: If you have cirrhosis (end stage) there is likely little you can do. If you have dysfunction from an acute insult then it may recover with removal of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Need more info: Impossible to answer accurately your question with the information provided. Data needed--are you reporting high lft's (cholestatic or hepatocellular ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Be liver friendly: To ensure good liver health either don’t drink alcohol or limit your intake (1 drink for females & 2 for males/ day). Be proactive with hepatitis b ( ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Need more info.: Doctors treat patients, not tests. A single lab value requires additional information in order to properly interpret it. All labs come with a range of ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hepatotoxicity - yes: See: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/hepatotoxicity-due-to-herbal-medications-and-dietary-supplements

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