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Cirrhosis of liver

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cirrhosis: Weakness, decreased appetite, weight loss, nose bleeds. More serious are jaundice, confusion, impotence, swelling of abdomen & legs.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Four stages: Initial firbosis cirrhosis final there is a good article at livestrong.Com/article/four-stages-liver-disease/.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Possibly: Check with your doctor.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Not unusual: It's not unusual to have normal liver enzyme levels when you have cirrhosis. These enzymes are elevated when there's is ongoing liver damage. Cirrho ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually yes: so go ahead
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Acceptable: There's no contraindication to lap chole in cirrhotics, unless they are in the advanced child's c class, where it should be avoided unless absolutely ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can you clarify?: The question didn't make it through clearly. Just because your brother died of cirrhosis doens't mean that you have it, let alone that you'll die of i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Academic center: Have your primary care doctor refer you to a hepatologist, preferably in an academic center where experimental agents are more readily available.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Kress
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Injection or sclerotherapy, lasers if you have light skin.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Not normal: Pain is never "normal". Right shoulder pain may be related to liver. You should be evaluated by your doctor.

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