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I'm online now. Type your question here. I am a liver cirrhosis patient. My albumin level is 2.5. Please sources of food to improve the albumin?

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I am a liver cirrhosis patient. My albumin level is 2.5. Please  sources of food to improve the albumin?

Food's not the key: You can eat as much of whatever you want and it won't improve your serum albumin until your liver recovers. Your liver makes albumin out of protein in your diet and it's doing the best it can. Most cirrhosis can be at least partially reversed if the cause is eliminated -- whether it is virus, alcohol, iron overload, or Wilson's. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Singh
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Albumin (Definition)

Albumins are proteins which dissolve in water and are not covered with chains of sugars. The most common is serum albumin. These molecules transport other molecules which don't dissolve in water very well. But its main function is to regulate the amount of water in the blood. Another type of Albumin is the ...Read more


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My bili total1.3 direct 0.24 for a year Got fatty liver my enzymes elevated on n off but normal now INR albumin platelets normal could it b cirrhosis?

My bili total1.3 direct 0.24 for a year Got fatty liver my enzymes elevated on n off but normal now INR albumin platelets normal could it b cirrhosis?

Mildly elevated: NASH can certainly progress to cirrhosis though the bili is so so mildly elevated so I wouldn't worry about it too much. have you had a biopsy/fibroscan?? that will give you a much better idea of where you stand. ...Read more

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What is prognosis of pt of liver cirrhosis with insomnia and asciteshaving sgot 68.5, total prStein 4.5, albumin 2.4 bld urea, creatinine normal?

What is prognosis of pt of liver cirrhosis with insomnia and asciteshaving sgot 68.5, total prStein 4.5, albumin 2.4 bld urea, creatinine normal?

It'll kill him...: ... unless he stops drinking. Period. From the clinical findings, this individual continues to be a "moderate drinker." Without sobriety, his chances of recovery aer zero. How soon? I can't tell you. Can we get through this man's denial? I don't know. Is this you? Do you want to die? Or would you like to feel well once again. Cirrhosis is largely reversibly -- IF you sober up. ...Read more

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My us report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Recent lfts normal platlets good at 303 albumin 4.9 ast 13 alt 14 ggt 22 ldh 131 fibroscan 5 months earlier was only 5.7 kpa. Does that mean cirrhosis now or fatty liver? My liver

My us report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Recent lfts normal platlets good at 303 albumin 4.9 ast 13 alt 14 ggt 22 ldh 131 fibroscan 5 months earlier was only 5.7 kpa. Does that mean cirrhosis now or fatty liver? My liver

Very complex questio: I would suggest that you use HealthTap Prime to set up regular visits with a knowledgeable doctor to get better guidance. 1st, the US cannot diagnose early cirrhosis. 2nd, your fibroscan results 5 mo ago were normal (in 90-95% of people), ie less than 7 kPa. 3rd, your AST to platelet ratio index (APRI) is prob less than 1, depending on the reference range in lab report. All 3 argue against cirrhos ...Read more

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Albumin 2.79g/dl , globulin 4.38 g/dl , a/g ratio is 0.64 g/dl. Rest of the liver function bllod test within range. Have hep c n cirohsis. Advice?

Albumin 2.79g/dl , globulin 4.38 g/dl , a/g ratio is 0.64 g/dl. Rest of the liver function bllod test within range. Have hep c n cirohsis. Advice?

Hepatologist: Your test results show lack of acute inflammation in the liver, but the presence of hepatitis c that has already caused cirrhosis and decreased liver function means your management and possible treatments should be managed by an expert - a hepatologist or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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How to increase albumin, having hep c and cirohsis.

First things first: If the hep c is amendable to treatment, that would be the best way to do. Coffee may help. ...Read more

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Hepc, cirohsis, last 2 reports, alt/ast/bilirubin/globulin etc abnormal, new rep.All within range.Except globulin n albumin do we consider improvement?

Hepc, cirohsis, last 2 reports, alt/ast/bilirubin/globulin etc abnormal, new rep.All within range.Except globulin n albumin do we consider improvement?

Yes: With improvement or normalization of the liver function tests, one can assume the level of infection of the liver is lower - better. Continue an optimal diet that will provide better resistance. Sources for that: www.Drmcdougall.Com; "food for life"; "eat right, live longer"; and "eat to live". ...Read more

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74yr old , heart ejection fraction 40%. Hep c n liver cirohsis. Enzyme level high! sgot is 169 n sgpt is 96. Albumin is 2.52. Pl advice?

What is the problem?: The numbers given need to have a context for evaluation; what symptoms do you have? Are these new fluctuations in the numbers, or are they stable? ...Read more

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How to increase albumin naturally?

Increase albumin: To increase your Albumin you need to ingest protein. You have certain conditions, such as cirrhosis of the liver and you may not be able to increase it. How low is your albumin? Do you have a gastroenterologist (g)? If you do, see the g. Good luck. ...Read more

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What exactly does cirrhosis do to the body?

What exactly does cirrhosis do to the body?

Many things: The liver has many functions, both anatomically and physiologically. When these are interrupted the results can be devastating. Increased pressures, particularly in the portal venous system can create ascites, esophageal and other varices, hormonal changes because of lack of detoxification of estrogen or production of multiple products like albumin, etc. Can create feminization, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Jason Hemming
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Cirrhosis Of The Liver (Definition)

Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver and poor liver function. It is the final phase ...Read more