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Abnormal Liver Development (Overview)

Abnormal liver development is a condition in which a child's liver is not forming the normal cells, normal ducts, normal chemical reactions, etc


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What can cause abnormal cells in the liver on a blood test?

What can cause abnormal cells in the liver on a blood test?

Test for high LFT's: There are 2 kinds of liver enzyme abnormalities--that signal disease of the liver cells or of the bile ducts. Abnormal liver tests may reflect fatty liver, too much alcohol, toxic exposure, occupational exposures, lot's of viral infections, metabolic problems, familial liver diseases, as well as problems with gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Start with blood tests to identify possiblities. ...Read more

Abnormal Liver Development (Overview)

Abnormal liver development is a condition in which a child's liver is not forming the normal cells, normal ducts, normal chemical reactions, etc


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Hello doctors, what does an abnormal liver test mean?

Hello doctors, what does an abnormal liver test mean?

Liver test: There are many different types of liver tests. What specific abnormality are you referring to? ...Read more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
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Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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Is liver cancer treatable?

Is liver cancer treatable?

Usually it is.: Not all liver tumors are liver cancer. The treatment of liver cancer depends on the size and number of the tumors, as well as how healthy the rest of the liver is. Patients with early stage liver cancer are often candidates for potentially curative operations. Patients with more advanced liver cancer may be candidates for non-surgical destruction of the tumors versus liver transplantation. ...Read more

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Can an abnormal liver test result be a sign of porphyria?

Can an abnormal liver test result be a sign of porphyria?

More common causes: Porphyria can cause abnormal liver tests, but there are far more common causes of liver abnormality, e.g., alcohol. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002188/. ...Read more

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What is future of liver cirrhosis treatment? Is there any development in research which can reverse scarring process?

What is future of liver cirrhosis treatment? Is there any development in research which can reverse scarring process?

No: That said, there is great progress in treating hepatitis. however NASH is a problem that is increasing. There is no progress of revering scarring of cirrhosis that I know of ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a fatty liver?

How do I get rid of a fatty liver?

Several things: I am not sure you are obese person or not. If so, you need to loose weight gradually with diet and exercise. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure or high lipid (especially high triglyceride), make sure these are in good control. For diet you need to cut down on carbs and fat. Regular aerobic exercise even without weight loss can lower your fat content in the liver. ...Read more

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Is there a specific medicine to cure a liver cyrosis?I ve heard that they got something new that cures the liver and prevent the cyrosis from deepenin

Is there a specific medicine to cure a liver cyrosis?I ve heard that they got something new that cures the liver and prevent the cyrosis from deepenin

Not so simple: Some scarring in liver might be partially reversible, depending on underlying cause. Lots of causes, includong alcohol; infections (usually viral); toxic effects of drugs, herbs; autoimmune; metabolic, including mineral abnormalities, diabetes, obesity; other. Depends on extent of damage as well. Avoiding causative or noxious agents, like alcohol, may help prevent progression of damage ...Read more

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What kind of genetic liver disease can cause abnormal bruises?

What kind of genetic liver disease can cause abnormal bruises?

Any: Abnormal bruising can be from problems in clotting cells (platelets), clotting factors (vitamin k, plasma proteins), iron deficiency, marrow problems. Chronic liver diseases of any cause, i.e. Infectious (viral hep), autoimmune, medication related, alcohol related, metabolic abnormalities (iron, copper diseases), others, can cause problems with clotting. Acute liver diseases inf., etc. Can do too. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more