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Could green tea extract cause liver damage?

Could green tea extract cause liver damage?

An Over-dose could.: Overdose of Green Tea (usually extract) may lead to irritability, insomnia, irregular or rapid heart rate, muscle twitching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, liver damage, trouble breathing, dizziness, fever, confusion, hallucinations, diuresis, seizures, loss of consciousness & even death. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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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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Liver enzymes normal. Clay like stool. What from? Really pale

Liver enzymes normal. Clay like stool. What from? Really pale

See your doctor.: You must see your doctor to get this fully evaluated. It might be nothing more than being on your meds, but it might be something serious. It might be something to do with your pancreas as you're diabetic, so an enzyme panel including amylase and lipase might help. You're relatively young, so it's unlikely to be a serious issue, but you never know so see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Does the liver cause yellow stool?

Does the liver cause yellow stool?

Sort of...: The liver makes bile which flows into the intestine to help digest fats and oils. The bile is green, but mixed in with stuff in the colon, it gives the stool colors from yellows through browns. Yellow stool is what we see in babies. Yellow would be too light a color for children and adults. Stool without much color, or with grayish/chalky color, may mean the bile is blocked. A doctor can evaluate. ...Read more

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What symtom is Liver pain,dark green poo mean?

What symtom is Liver pain,dark green poo mean?

Liver pain: LIver pain occurs in right upper quadrant (RUQ) - an area just below the right rib cage. So fat your stool is not watery, bloody, and very foul smelling you should be ok. ...Read more

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Is green diarrhea bad?

Is green diarrhea bad?

Not usually: The only color of diarrhea that is usually concerning is black or maroon/red (blood). Prompt medical attention would then be needed. Green diarrhea is quite common . If the diarrhea continues see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does drinking green tea make your liver enzymes increase?

Not with tea: Not if you are just drinking conventional green tea, without any other additives. ...Read more

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Why does liver and kidney failure lead to eyes turning yellow and skin jaundiced?

Why does liver and kidney failure lead to eyes turning yellow and skin jaundiced?

Bilirubin : Bilirubin will accumulate because the liver cannot metabolize it and the kidneys cannot excrete the bilirubin, hence the yellow jaundice. ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows normal panc, galbldr, and liver. Clay color stool. Internal vibration. Clarithromycin and metronidazole causing discoloration?

Ultrasound shows normal panc, galbldr, and liver. Clay color stool. Internal vibration. Clarithromycin and metronidazole causing discoloration?

What's the question?: Sorry, i'm not sure what you are asking. Clay-colored stool is normal. What does "internal vibration" mean? What sort of "discoloration" (of what?) are we talking about? Please clarify. ...Read more

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Elevated liver enzymes, (no alcohol, no tylenol) bright to dull red blood and mucus in stool.. Should i worry?

Need more evaluation: Yes, the combination of abnormal liver enzymes (not attributable to alcohol) and GI bleeding raises considerable concern. There are many possibilities here, but comprehensive lab work and endoscopic testing will clarify your diagnosis & needed treatment. In the meantime, please avoid nsaid's or Aspirin (unless medically prescribed), & let your doctor know you want to move your testing along. ...Read more

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Liver biopsy: PAS:Glycogenated hepatocytes PAS w diastase: no hyaline globules No stainable iron Does this rule out fatty liver or liver disease?

Liver biopsy:
PAS:Glycogenated hepatocytes 
PAS w diastase: no hyaline globules
No stainable iron
Does this rule out fatty liver or liver disease?

Not all diseases: It rules deposition of iron and carbohydrates. The description does not mention fat. At times biopsy may not contain lesions present elsewhere in the organ. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor and better yet with your doctor and the pathologist who reviewed the biopsy. ...Read more

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Besides liver, gallbladder, pancreas problems, could ulcers cause pale yellow stool? What about diet?

Besides liver, gallbladder, pancreas problems, could ulcers cause pale yellow stool?  What about diet?

Diet is possible: I had a young patient whose stool was light yellow, he did not feel ill, and his mood was quite mellow, and after much testing and wringing of hands, we found he ate way too much crackers of graham! true story. ...Read more

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Black stools and green urine. Is this serious?

Black stools and green urine. Is this serious?

Could be: Neither is normal. Black stools can be due to pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) use or from blood arising from a source in your stomach. Green urine could be the result of some food coloring agents or medications/vitamins you are taking. Either way they should be investigated for underlying causes. ...Read more

Green Stools (Definition)

Green stools is a symptom in which there is more greenish color, usually from bile, in the stool. Babies can have yellowish, yellow-greenish, or greenish stools sometimes and still be normal. A person can also get greenish stools during some ...Read more


Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more