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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: On cause and severity. Find a doc who understands the role of nutrients.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
34 years experience Hepatology
It's variable: Some causes: Dying from liver failure varies depending on the person. People can have bleeding from blood vessels in the esophagus (varices) and die ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 years experience Cardiology
Reviewing a case: These little text boxes are not enough to review a complex case. You might consider having a consult with a physician here on HealthTap.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
34 years experience Hepatology
It depends: Most people have no symptoms early in the setting of liver failure other than changes in the blood tests (low albumin, high inr). Fatigue is common. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Serious: I am sorry to hear that. Depending on the reason of the liver failure some treatments are available. For advanced liver failure, where there is litt ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Foot ulcer: 60 year old woman non-diabetic, early stages of liver failure, habitual alcholic has had a 2 year old woulnd on her foot that won't heal. she has had? ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Liver failure: Liver failure is life threatening. Why do you ask?
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Jaundice: Liver failure is usually do to some inflammatory process damaging the liver. Jaundice, nausea, vomitting, itching, bruising and bleeding are associat ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There are many: And they include but not limited to: fatigue, liver enzymes that are very elevated, ammonia levels may be high. Fluid imbalance with ascites and jaund ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Definitely: You need your liver to live. It's the master biochemist in the body; makes proteins, bile, clotting factors, detoxifies drugs, chemicals, poisons, et ... Read More
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