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Causes Of Liver Infection
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
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
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
Husband has very active hep c infection, inflamed liver, don't know anything else yet, could that be the cause of severe fluid retention in legs?
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
Diagnosed w/food poisoning.Symptoms didnt subside.2nd diagnosis mild hepatomegaly & severe bacterial infection.Did Food poisoning cause liver problem?
Possibly hepatitis: Could be food borne Hep A. You should see a gastroenterologist for a more extensive workup ...Read more
Taking Lamisil (terbinafine) 250mg/ day 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off to treat a fungal finger nail infection. Can cause loss of taste, hearing, liver damage, etc?
Yes: There are significant side effects of this medicine.Be sure ur pcp is closely following your progress. ...Read more
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
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
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