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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Cirrhosis: Cirrhosis of the liver implies severe damage to the liver tissue with scarring within the liver. Grossly the liver can appear shrunken and nodular. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
34 years experience Hepatology
Probable cirrhosis: This means that the liver appears to have cirrhosis based on characteristics seen on imaging. Usually it is smaller, has a nodular border and may hav ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver cirrhosis?: If you are referring to a liver biopsy, cirrhosis reflects advanced stage fibrosis or scarring of the liver. Depending on the cause, extent of lesions ... Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
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Clinical finding: suggests changes in the liver consistent with inflammation, damage and scarring, usually associated with alcohol abuse or chronic liver inflammation.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Meijer
37 years experience Family Medicine
Gravity: Fluid can leak at a faster rate when pumped at a higher pressure. The cirrhotic liver's blood vessels are destroyed as is the liver itself. Blood thr ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Umbilical hernia: Paraumbilical hernias are generally benign. They can rarely cause a significant problem by getting trapped or pinched in the hole through the muscle l ... Read More
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Dr. Aruna Mani
19 years experience Medical Oncology
Malignant ascites: Unfortunately the only way to get malignant ascites under control is to control the underlying cancer, depending on the cancer either IV and/or intrap ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Units of score?: From my reading, serious fibrosis gives a "fibroscan" score (the new sound-wave-based measure of liver fibrosis) of 12 or more. Yet you report "severe ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Acetaminophen/liver: Health care professionals often recommend avoiding the use of acetaminophen in patients with liver disease or cirrhosis, whereas NSAIDs are more commo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
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Various - Ultrasound: To make an ABSOLUTE diagnosis TRADITIONALLY required an invasive technique of a catheter introduced into the portal vein and something called wedge pr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
No high risk: Cirrhosis is a progressive end stage liver disease. First need medical clearance depending on the stage of the disease, more than the infection , may ... Read More

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