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what would be the recommended diet for liver infected patients?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
As tolerated: Hepatitis b and c without severe disability allow you to eat whatever you think best. No food will greatly benefit or harm. Generally, avoid the very greasy, sugary or salty stuff as you are able.

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A 57-year-old member asked:

Tell me a diet for an inflamed liver/?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Balanced, no alcohol: Acutely inflamed? Probably have meat/protein aversion. Balanced intake; vegetarian sources may be better tolerated. As inflammation gets better, so does appetite. Chronic? Balanced. Scarring (cirrhosis)? Depends on staging. Usually no protein restrictions. No alcohol. Eat plenty of fruits, veggies, etc. Avoid very fatty foods, simple sugars- can add to fat deposition in liver which may aggrav.
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A 25-year-old male asked:

50 % of my liver is affected by liver cirohsis . Now I am monitering it and taking diet as adviced by doctor. What would you recommend to me.

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Genetic: At 25 you are two young to have cirrhosis. Make sure you get tested for genetic causes of liver disease, and other uncommon conditions that lead to early cirrhosis. Abstain from alcohol. Check every time a doctor recommends a medication, make sure it does not hurt your liver.

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