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hepatic fibrosis medication

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Fibrosis = scarring: Inflammation of the liver, as almost anywhere else in the body, often heals with scarring. Lose enough functioning liver cells to scarring & you get c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience Pediatrics
HepaScore: If not liver biopsy, alpha2 macro globulin increase; a lipoprotein a1 decrease, ggt, bilirubin, hyaluronic enzyme immunoassay; sex and age factor in ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience Pediatrics
Liver injury, later: Not the hepatic fibrosis itself. Rather it is its complications like portal hypertension or eventually cirrhosis--gi bleed, ascites, fatigue, liver e ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
None: Fibrosis is scarring as a result of inflammation and tissue damage. Eventually the scarring isolates pockets of hepatocytes (liver cells) so that the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hepatic fibrosis =: There is excessive connective tissue in the liver.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
No Rx: Only treating the underlying cause will help the scarring which is another term for the fibrosis.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No: thyroid problems do not cause cirrhosis. you may have an autoimmune hepatitis leading to cirrhosis, which could be associated with thyroid disease. T ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Steroids,immunosupre: The drugs which are used are steroids like Prednisone in high doses, sometimes immunosupresants , responce to treatment is variable and patients requr ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gavin Graff
29 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
CF meds: Depends on overall pulmonary and GI status: if pancreatic insufficient: -pancreatic enzymes -cf vitamins lung disease: -mucolytics such as pulmoz ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: Pulmonary fibrosis is due to scarring in the lungs. There is no specific therapy for the fibrosis itself but the cough may be related to bronchospas ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Well, easy to tell: http://www.jaadcasereports.org/article/S2352-5126%2815%2900132-0/abstract wow, what a great service here ! If it is not in the usual area of baldness, ... Read More

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