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what is inflamation of the liver called

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hepatitis: Inflammation of the liver is referred to as hepatitis. Most commonly it is due to viral infections, e.g., hep a, hep b, hep c, epstein barr virus, cy ... Read More
Dr. Abdullah Mubarak
28 years experience Hepatology
Bruised Liver: Inflammation or bruising to the liver is similar to having a burn. Some burns heal with a scar and others don't. Similarly inflammation of the liver b ... Read More
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Dr. John Edmison
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Hepatitis: Inflammation of the liver is called hepatitis and there are many causes: alcohol, drugs / medications, viral infections (hepatitis a, b, c), autoimmu ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Hepatitis: Hi, liver inflammation is a very common term. Depending upon the underlying cause of this inflammation treatment can be directed. Most common causes a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Pneumonia etc: A true pneumonia is an inflammatory exudate (protein-rich fluid from injury) in the air spaces. A pneumonitis (as a chest cold) is inflammation confin ... Read More
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
Pneumonitis: Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung—affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. It is usually caused by infection w ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Inflammation.: generally, diseases that cause inflammation of the intestines are called inflammatory bowel diseasesj. This includes quite a few illnesses, however. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
14 years experience Neurology
Radiculitis.: Radiculitis refers to inflammation of the nerve root. A more general term for any problem with spinal nerve roots (including compression) is radiculop ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
NASH: I am not a liver specialist. You described having a fatty liver. It sounds like you don't know if there is inflammation. I believe that Nonalcoholic ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Scarring=cirrhosis: Less than 10% will be minor and more than 90% should be major.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
They are: Saying the same thing with different words. Sounds like you have hepatitis, which is inflammation or irritation of the liver, a potentially serious c ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Liver Function Tests: are the most commonly performed. The most common basis of abnormal LFTs in the US is the low-fat, Hi-Carb diet. Because we are water based beings, the ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
It does not: Liver does not cause inflammation any more than the heart or brain or muscle or any other organ.

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