Doctor insights on:
Are There Methods To Control The Spread Of Liver Flukes In Humans
Sanitation: Flukes come from contaminated water and food. Avoid wading in dirty waters, cook food thoroughly, drink filtered water. ...Read more
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
Injury over time: Liver flukes cause chronic inflammation of the biliary system which can over time lead to scarring or abnormal tissues/cells or other problems. Chronic liver fluke infection increase the risks for bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), gallstones, pancreatitis, liver abscess, and other problems of the biliary tract. ...Read more
Freshwater fish, veg: Clonorchis sinensis (or opisthorchis sinensis), also known as the chinese liver fluke, is endemic in the far east, particularly in china, japan, taiwan, vietnam, and korea; it is also endemic in far eastern russia [1, 2]. F. Hepatica occurs mainly in sheep-rearing areas of temperate climates, particularly in parts of central and south america, europe, china, africa, and the middle east . ...Read more
Hard bits of (something) in stool. If it were liver flukes or worms it wouldn't brake apart would it?
Fascioliasis: can be treated with TriclabendazoleGet a more detailed answer ›
Control primary: Few primary lesions that are not long standing will spread to multiple organs. Melanoma once past the local site will grow in all organs. Most others go to one site such as liver and can only grow at that site. Even chemo is not that effective at multiple sites. If not too advanced, metastatic foci are removed ...Read more
Depends: Fatty liver is usually diagnosed with an ultrasound showing fat deposits in the liver. Usually liver enzymes are elevated (ALT and AST). Most people with fatty liver are overweight, so weight loss is the curative treatment. Diet and exercise is crucial in achieving substantial weight loss. Avoid supplements that causes weight loss . Also certain medications and alcohol can result in fatty liver. ...Read more
Not successfully: Animal organs have been used - in experimental circumstances - for a variety of human transplants, without long-term success. Remaining obstacles of rejection are major. When a winning strategy is developed, you will know because we will suddenly be able to address the organ shortage. We can use animal heart valves (usually pig) because they are treated + no longer stimulate an immune response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Human liver flukes symptoms
- Human liver fluke symptoms
- How do liver flukes harm their human host?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Human intestinal fluke
- Is there a difference between a tapeworm and a liver fluke?
- Whats the difference between liver flukes and tapeworms
- What are the symptoms of chinese liver fluke infection?
- Talk to a hepatologist online for free