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What happens if you have a bad liver

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Ermananswered
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Tests: "bad liver" can be due to infection, inflammation, tumor, or many other causes. It usually requires a combination of lab testing and imaging studies ... Read More
Dr. Abdullah Mubarak
Hepatology 29 years experience
Labs & Physical Exam: Liver is a large organ with natural ability to regenerate. When this process of regeneration reaches an endpoint you can develop what is called cirrho... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): The chance it will show up in 10 days is remote It depends on the office if they will send it out or not
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Benzos: Benzos and their metabolites can easily turn up in urine drug screens for months.... Up to 120 days after use, especially if one was taking them on a ... Read More
Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Drug testing: Urine drugs tests are quite accurate. When reported as +, it means it has shown positive on an initial chemical screening ; then usually also been con... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sick liver: Flags for poor liver health could include yellow skin and yellowing of the whites of the eyes; dark urine; very light colored, black or bloody feces; ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
It depends on: Whether the size was due to medical condition like cirrhosis or just small by nature . If it is small and normal , you need not to worry . It can do a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
It can kill you: Your toughest organ is your liver, and it's among the least likely to develop problems. The good news is that most liver disease is manageable if it's... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
What's causing pain?: The liver itself has no pain fibers, as true with brain--either can be sliced with a surgical tool and no pain. The capsule or linings of each organ h... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 24 years experience
Bad liver=cirrhosis: people with cirrhosis are are at risk for liver cancer, varices (big veins along the food tube that can rupture and bleed), ascites (fluid in the bell... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
40 years experience
Sex: There's no risk to your liver, unless you have unsafe sex and contract hepatitis b or c or hiv. You may experience exhaustion, depending on the freque... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Certain variability: in the test based on WHERE they are measuring and ultrasound pictures are grainy and somewhat imprecise. OTHER features such as if there is STUFF IN T... Read More
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