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Is it good for your liver to drink alot of water?

Is it good for your liver to drink alot of water?

Hydration: Good Hydration is healthy for all organs. But, specifically hydration is more about the kidneys than the liver. ...Read more

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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

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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

See your liver specialist regularly
Every other month
Take prescribed medications carefully
Once
Avoid raw seafood and shellfish
Once
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Have recently quit heavy drinkin. I am eatin healthy n do NT drink anymo. Should I take up Vit C supp as i av heard it's good for liver regeneration?

Have recently quit heavy drinkin. I am eatin healthy n do NT drink anymo. Should I take up Vit C supp as i av heard it's good for liver regeneration?

CONGRATULATIONS!: Take a MULTIVITAMIN especially with Vit B complex (THIAMINE most important)!! The liver is a great organ and if not permanently damaged (fibrosis/scarring) will regenerate on its own! Keep dry! One day at a time! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have fatty liver do to heavy drinking 4 many years, I have compleetly stoped & even eat healthy well i be ok or is it damaged 4 good? I'm 26 male

I have fatty liver do to heavy drinking 4 many years, I have compleetly stoped & even eat healthy well i be ok or is it damaged 4 good? I'm 26 male

On the right track: You should do well if you continue to avoid all forms of alcohol, work on healthy weight loss, and exercise will help too. The fact that you're young helps too. Hopefully you're decisions and life style changes right now will pay large dividends down the road. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself. If you're gaining weight, tell your doctor.
Daily
Take medications as directed by your doctor
Daily
Elevate legs to help with swelling
3x day
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My liver values are 105 ggt.I don't drink alchool and I eat various food.They where at 75.Is it from the apendice removal?Anthibiotics for 5days...

My liver values are 105 ggt.I don't drink alchool and I eat various food.They where at 75.Is it from the apendice removal?Anthibiotics for 5days...

Maybe: Some antibiotics can cause increases in liver enzymes, but most drugs given for appendicitis for a short time will not cause that. Ask your doctor - there may be other drugs that you have taken. Many pain medicines have a lot of acetominophen added to the narcotic. Large doses of acetominophen can cause liver damage. ...Read more

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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

Minimize animal protein in your diet
daily
Take all meds as prescribed
daily
Especially take lactulose to reduce blood ammonia
daily
And avoid constipation
daily
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My right side hurts just below my rib after drinking alcohol. Not bad, just like a sour stomach only on the wrong side. My liver numbers are good.?

Get checked out: Pain is the way your body lets you know there is a problem. The relationship to your drinking is no accident. This could be anything from an ulcer, to a problem with your gall bladder or pancreas. You need a physical exam from your primary care physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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