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Doctor insights on: Cirrhosis Cause Hyperprolactinemia

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Why would cirrhosis cause hyperprolactinemia?

Why would cirrhosis cause hyperprolactinemia?

Increased estrogen: Liver normally metabolizes estrogen. With cirrhosis, estrogen levels become elevated as liver cannot break it down. The production of prolactin is stimulated in the pituitary as a result of increased estrogen. ...Read more

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What causes cirrhosis of the liver?

What causes cirrhosis of the liver?

Agree but also...: Other causes of cirrhosis can be metabolic, genetic, and autoimmune causes. ...Read more

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What can cause cirrhosis of the liver?

What can cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Many causes: The top 2 causes are viral (hepatitis B or C) or alcohol related. Other causes include, metabolic, genetic, and autoimmune causes. Please see a liver doctor who can test you for the different causes and manage your symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause cirrhosis of the liver?

What can cause  cirrhosis of the liver?

Alcohol & viruses: Alcohol abuse, infection with hepatitis viruses b and c and more recently, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (associated with obesity) are the common causes. Others being biliary obstruction, primary biliary cirrhosis, schistosomiasis, hemochromatosis, Alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency and wilson disease etc. ...Read more

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For cirrhosis of the liver, does it cause pain?

For cirrhosis of the liver, does it cause pain?

Yes, it can: Cirrhosis of the liver may be associated with abdominal pain from tense ascites or bacterial peritonitis. Pain may also occur from the complications of this disease. See this site for info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/cirrhosis-liver. ...Read more

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What is the cause of normal sgpt level found in cirrhosis?

What is the cause of normal sgpt level found in cirrhosis?

Not unusual: It's not unusual to have normal liver enzyme levels when you have cirrhosis. These enzymes are elevated when there's is ongoing liver damage. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver. If the damage to the liver has already been done, the levels may be normal. ...Read more

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Will a bottle of wine a day cause cirrhosis and if so how quickly ?

Will a bottle of wine a day cause cirrhosis and if so how quickly ?

Depends: It will cause cirrhosis in only about 10% of the individuals. More risk if the person also has viral hepatitis, hemochromatosis and/or nutritional deficiencies. However drinking that much will certainly damage the brain in all drinkers. For a woman drinking during pregnancy may cause brain damage to the fetus as well. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cirrhosis/basics/definition/con-20031617 ...Read more

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Will a bottle of wine a day cause cirrhosis or what are the chances?

Will a bottle of wine a day cause cirrhosis or what are the chances?

Too much: This kind of consumption is common in France and quite a few of these people get cirrhosis. A pint of whiskey a day can cause cirrhosis within as short as a decade. Your photo shows a healthy woman in her prime. Wouldn't life be better in so many ways if you were sober? For the sake of those who love you, think about your other options. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many drinks a day does it take to cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Can you let me know how many drinks a day does it take to cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Depends: It depends.On your constitution, whether you had hepatitis or not, whether you have balanced nutrition and duet, etc. One to two drinks per day is probably safe unless you have previous liver disease. ...Read more