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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
24 years experience Geriatrics
No.: Actually most are not... Best. Mb.
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Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
No: If liver swelling is sudden it is painful if it happened over a prolonged time it is not.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Its a long list we can break it down into certain categories 1: toxic (alcohol) 2: infectious ( hepatitis ) 3: immune mediated ( primary biliary ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Melanoma associated antigen 4 is usually present in squamous cancers and melanoma, and found in testes and placenta. It is not known to be found in li ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: On type. Most commonly liver is injured by medications. Infectious wise, hepatitis. Toxic wise, alcohol.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Several types : There a many ways.A blood test for liver functions can give evidence of a normal healthy level of things made by the liver(or not).Some blood tests re ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tests: Most liver disease can be suspected or diagnosed with the use of blood tests and imaging using ct scan and/or ultrasound. The exact diagnosis may requ ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Liver diseases: Liver disease = hepatic disorder = condition associated with decreased liver function/ damage .
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Use your computer...: Our healthtap answers are limited to 400 characters, so we can't provide you the breadth or depth of knowledge you seek. Excellent sources of liver i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Cirrhosis, hepatitis: Chronic, excessive alcohol use can cause acute alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic fatty liver disease and ultimately lead to cirrhosis of the liver. Live ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
May be none: Early liver disease most often has no obvious symptoms and is usually more of a laboratory test finding. Symptoms of fatigue, itching, jaundice, dark ... Read More

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