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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes: Liver trauma usually results in some part (even if it is small) of the liver tissue dying. Though the rest of the liver generally regenerates, if thi ... Read More
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes: Liver trauma usually results in some part (even if it is small) of the liver tissue dying. Though the rest of the liver generally regenerates, if this ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Definition provided: Hepatic abscess means that there is a pus cavity in the liver. The causes for this can be multiple, including bacteria and/or fungus coming from part ... Read More
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Dr. Shady Macaron
19 years experience General Surgery
Hepatic abscess: Hepatic abscess is a pus-filled mass inside the liver. The most common causes are abdominal infections such as appendicitis or diverticulitis due to h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes: Liver trauma usually results in some part (even if it is small) of the liver tissue dying. Though the rest of the liver generally regenerates, if thi ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Trauma can injure the liver, causing devitalized tissue which can get infected resulting in abscess, but this is not the usual scenario. If the liver ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Unless the trauma was so severe that actual liver damage and injury occurred that caused a hematoma to form in the liver that then later became second ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Other than: balanced diet with adequate calories and protein to maintain your immune response, I am not aware of any diet that will help this condition specifical ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Complicated: Small (one cm or less) abscesses can be treated medically. Larger abscesses may require surgical drainage (interventional radiologists often do this) ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need more than that: Amoxicilline is not the drug of choice , depends on culture and sensitivity , especially hepatic abscess ( and the cause of it , may need interventi ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not possible: Homeopathic medications contain very high dilutions of agents to what is in most cases diluent only (water). The annotation on the bottles indicates ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
An abscess in liver: An abscess is area of infection which the body has managed to form a fibrous reaction around, in an attempt to keep it from spreading. When this form ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Infection: Very simply, it is an infection within the liver, usually described as a pus-filled mass.
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