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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Dooreck
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Jaundice: Sounds like the cause is not treatable unless obstruction can be relieved. See your oncologist first and possibly a GI for an ERCP evaluation.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cancer treatment: The elevated bilirubin is a consequence of liver cancer. The medications need to be targeted at treating the cancer and not bilirubin per se.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
39 years experience Infectious Disease
No: cirrhosis can be caused by many situations and alcoholic hepatitis leading to cirrhosis is not uncommon. this can be a fatal situation. she needs to ... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Valente
33 years experience General Surgery
Keep clear of toxins: Livers are great at surviving insults like drugs and alcohol (in moderation). Liver cancer usually happens when you have hepatitis or cirrhosis. Som ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Biopsy: A blood test of alpha feto-protein may help, but imaging studies and a biopsy are needed for definitive diagnosis.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: Liver cancer associated with many other conditions ( ie. Hep C, heavy metal ingestion, etc.) but no relation to bulimia, Liver failure can cause emes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Yes: Liver cancer incidence (or HCC) is on the rise in the US due to the epidemic of hepatitis C, the migration of immigrants with hepatitis B to the US, a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: Overall, it is, but it's still pretty rare . Some studies show that it may be related to the rise of obesity within the United States. Long-term obe ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Stage: it will depend on the stage and the overall condition of the person/ status of the liver function. a very early stage of liver cancer with a very smal ... Read More

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