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How would I know if my liver is impared

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver function tests: You would need to get liver function tests (blood test), which include ast, alt, alkaline phosphatase, bilirrubin, albumin. Also other proteins such a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Labs and imaging: get liver function tests (blood test) and an abdominal imaging (such as an ultrasound of the liver, CT or MRI)
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Blood Tests: To know for sure, there are accurate blood tests that need performed. Check with your doctor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Found on exam: If you know how to look for it the liver edge can be detected below its normal position and the spleen could be felt on the left side of the abdomen. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It can: You are asking about cellcept, (mycophenolate mofetil) or mycophenolate, correct? Elevation of the liver enzyme transaminases sgot/ast and sgpt/alt is ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
That's normal: Up to 15 cm on the right is perfectly fine, a taller person's liver may be several cm taller itself, and some folks have an odd-shaped liver with a mu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver : Fatty liver which can be Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is best evaluated by ruling out underlying causes. In general, the treatment includes Immuni ... Read More
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Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Fatty liver: Extra fat storage in the liver is a result of obesity. In the same way we store fat in the obvious parts of our body (arms, abdomen, legs, face) when ... Read More
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Many things.: The liver is a complex organ that is a "detoxifier" of the body. Many chemical compounds are metablized here to rid the body of by-products that if b ... Read More
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