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Can You Biliary Cirrhosis Quickly
After gallbladder removal can elevate liver enzymes, can liver be congested cause stone to be performed in the liver, can affect pancreatic?
Definitely: You need your liver to live. It's the master biochemist in the body; makes proteins, bile, clotting factors, detoxifies drugs, chemicals, poisons, etc. Death from liver failure usually is not pretty; can be associated with abdominal fluid collection (ascites), which can get infected, altered mental status (with or without coma), weight loss, bleeding from varicose veins of esophagus stomach, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can acute hepititis be a sign of liver disease even if liver enzyme levels go back to near-normal?
Depends on cause: Almost all people recover completely from hep a, about 80% recover fully from hep b, only about 20% recover fully from hep c. Other causes of hepatitis, such as cmv, mono are usually transient. Alcoholic hepatitis and non-alocholic steatohepatitis can lead to permanent damage, . ...Read more
Can Hepatitis A cause permanent liver damage? If your liver doesn't fail due to an acute infection, will it fully heal itself?
Not long: If these organs truly stopped working completely, survival would be short 1-2 weeks at most. ...Read more
Can liver cancers go undetected in usg? Does ast/alt values has anything to do with hcc? Can u get liver failure without jaundice? I've hypoglycemia
Not really: Liver failure refers to the rapid development of severe acute liver injury with impaired synthetic function and encephalopathy. Jaundice is one sign of synthetic dysfunction. Early on in the course of liver failure, jaundice may not be evident but blood work would be suggestive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How fast would biliary duct blockage progress if not treated? And would dr be able to palpate the liver, would urine show something.
Can acute hepatitis be a sign of permanent liver disease even if liver enzyme levels go back to almost normal?
Yes and no: If liver disease is caused by alcohol and damage is still reversible, yes. Sometimes, if cirrhosis is severe enough, nothing will reverse it, and only treatment is transplant. If liver disease is caused by viral hepatitis, fatty liver, or any other cause, probably not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hematuria causes: Cirrhosis does not cause hematuria (h). H is a symptom, not a diagnosis. It could be coming from your kidney, or your bladder. You need to have various tests to diagnose the cause. A renal ultrasound, an intravenous pyelogram and if these do not give you the cause, a cystoscopy where a urologist looks at your bladder. I doubt that you have a UTI and you need a urine culture to see if you do. ...Read more
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