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Degenerative Disease Of The Liver
Yes: Chronic poorly controlled liver disease can lead to a condition of brain injury called hepatocerebral degneration. This is not to be confused with the delirum that is seen with liver failure and is reversible ( hepatic encephalopathy). Hepatocerebral degeneration is a less reversible problem seen after years of advanced liver disease and has features like parkinson's disease, . ...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
MY MOM HAS DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE. 9 YEARS AGO SHE HAD COMPLETE LIVER FAILURE. THE PAIN MEDS SHE HAS NOW INFLAMED HER LIVER.
Pain: It would be helpful to determine her pain generators for example if joints(facets) we can do a procedure with radio frequency to ablate the nerves to the joints. As far as meds Tylenol should be avoided otherwise most pain meds are not toxic to liver but might have to be adjusted properly ...Read more
I have hepatitis B, a disease of the liver. Lately, i have notice a strange, offensive odor coming from me. Why is this and How can i combat this odor?
Uremia: You should have a checkup by your regular doctor. You may be smelling ammonia or urea which may indicate a decreasing function of your liver or a progression to cirrhosis. ...Read more
Yes: It requires close follow up by someone experienced in the problem so that appropriate treatment can be recommended. ...Read more
Liver failure v. bad: Liver cancer, sclerosing cholangitis (body attacks bile ducts inside liver, cirrhosis (alcoholic or from other causes), hepatitis b can be serios & lead to liver failure, hepatitis c as well as a can be serious at times, liver flike infestation in asia & russia causes liver cancer, hydatid disease caused by tapeworm infestion when person is in close contact with an infected animal.All can b serious. ...Read more
Liver Ultrasound: Hi, if I want to have a wild guess with this little info has been provided I would say you possibly have Fatty Liver, lose weight, eat right, exercise more, take fish oil and that should help the liver. For further information regarding that Parenchymal dx you better talk to the ordering physician as there are lots of various diseases that could involve the liver. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 mos mortality risk: Used to prioritize allocation of deceased donor organs for liver transplantation. Meld is a prospectively developed and validated chronic liver disease severity scoring system that uses a patient's laboratory values for serum bilirubin, serum creatinine, and the international normalized ratio for prothrombin time (inr) to predict survival. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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