Top
10
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Liver Infection

Share
Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
2 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Please tell me, could a dental infection cause liver enzymes to elevate?

Please tell me, could a dental infection cause liver enzymes to elevate?

Probably : Not. However the drugs you may be taking that are detoxified in the liver may especially prescription narcotics and some non prescription pain killers. Please see your dentist and have the infection treated. ...Read more

3

3
What is a parasite infection? And is it bad? Does it cause liver cyst

What is a parasite infection?  And is it bad? Does it cause liver cyst

Parasite: Parasites are organisms that live on or within another host to obtain nutrients, human can be infested with parasites such as worms, ticks etc... Certain parasites can cause cyst in the liver , parasite infestation will make you sick. ...Read more

5

5
Can small multiple liver cysts[subcentimeter] seen on CT,be caused by a parasitic infection?[ health not good], and I m worried about such infection

Can small multiple  liver cysts[subcentimeter] seen on CT,be caused by a parasitic infection?[ health not good], and I m worried about such infection

Possible: A form of hydatid cyst may present with multiple small cysts in the liver. However, unless you have been tending to sheep and were exposed to dog feces, it is highly unlikely that you have this parasitic infection. You should talk to the doctor who ordered the test and with her/his help consult the radiologist who read the CT. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

7

7
Could an h. Pylori infection cause your stool to consistently smell strongly of ammonia? Could it be liver &/or kidney problem? What kind?

Could an h. Pylori infection cause your stool to consistently smell strongly of ammonia?  Could it be liver &/or kidney problem? What kind?

Any where: Bac can attack any where, doubt h pylori giving this odor. Ammonia odor take is very seriousely need thorough check up preferabaly in hospital, complete metabolic profile, blood sugar , a good gim.D must be involved asap ats serious for brain and body. ...Read more

10

10
What could cause open sores on leh, elevated liver enzymes, chri ic fever, blood infections that great pseudo, ongoing fatigue, elevated ana?

What could cause open sores on leh, elevated liver enzymes, chri ic fever, blood infections that great pseudo, ongoing fatigue, elevated ana?

Can't dx: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
9 doctors shared insights

Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more