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Labs & Physical Exam: Liver is a large organ with natural ability to regenerate. When this process of regeneration reaches an endpoint you can develop what is called cirrhosis. Infections( hepatitis a, b, c etc), alcohol, autoimmune illness, drugs etc. Can all cause the same end result called cirrhosis. Physical exam with lab results and an ultrasound is a good starting point to evaluate your liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It can kill you: Your toughest organ is your liver, and it's among the least likely to develop problems. The good news is that most liver disease is manageable if it's detected early by an evidence-based physician. Hepatitis c, hepatitis b, hemochromatosis, wilson's, the biliary cirrhosis family and autoimmune hepatitis are all manageable nowadays/. ...Read more
What kind of diet maybe helpful for bad liver, they told me to get on a diet, what foods should I avoid?
What's your problem?: I suspect you may have fatty liver but if not, sorry, my bad! if fatty liver is the case, the best diet would be one that is poor in fat, especially saturated one and rich in fiber that catches and eliminates it from the intestines. I give my patients a good rule - anything that is white or made out of white is full of fat or can easily be converted into it - eggs, milk (whole), flour, sugar, rice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Those are all symptoms of liver insufficiency. You should make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
Hepatitis?: There are many potential causes of your symptom. Hepatitis is one that you should have ruled in or out. See your physician to perform a clinical exam and do the tests necessary to alleviate your symptom. Hepatitis is a serious disease and it is best not to delay your appointment. ...Read more
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