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What is a hepatic function panel?

What is a hepatic function panel?

Liver test: Hepatic means liver. So this test is a panel of different liver enzymes. ...Read more

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What shouldn't I do with hepatits c?

What shouldn't I do with hepatits c?

See below: Drink alcohol.
Take alot of tylenol/acetaminophen or other drugs with potential liver toxicity.
Have sex without a comdom.
Fail to get vaccinated for hepatitis a and b.
Fail to see a liver specialist. ...Read more

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I have an hepatic c.Who can help me?

Hepatitis C: You should see a gastroenterologist or hepatologist to further investigate the status of your illness. ...Read more

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What is heptatis b and how dangerous it is?

What is heptatis b and how dangerous it is?

Liver infection: Hepatitis b is an infection that targets the liver. It is usually transmitted by sharing needles when using drugs or unprotected sex. Chronic hepatitis b can severely damage the liver over time and can also cause liver cancer. Fortunately most people get over the infection on their own but some people do need antiviral medications to try and treat the infection. ...Read more

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Does any medicine cause hepatic enceplopathy?

Yes and no: H.E is a complication of a decompensated liver, mostly due to Cirrhosis. So its a syndrome which can happen in people who have lost their normal liver functionality. Now multiple factors including dehydration, medications, infections can EXACERBATE or throw a person into the state of H.E. ...Read more

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What is the meaning "abnormal hepatic level"?

What is the meaning "abnormal hepatic level"?

Not standard term: Perhaps you mean elevated liver function tests / increased levels of the transaminases in the blood. This is common and always worth seeking an explanation for -- anything from beer to Motrin to not exercising to a hepatitis viral infection to wilson's to hemochromatosis to autoimmune hepatitis to drug allergy. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does a person get hepatits c? Just curious

How does a person get hepatits c? Just curious

Blood and sex: It is transmitted through blood infection and via sex. ...Read more

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What is acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

What is acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

ADEM: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is a rare autoimmune disease affecting the brain & spinal cord, damaging the myelin & destroying the white matter. Symptoms are similar to Multiple sclerosis. It usually follows viral infection or vaccination. Symptoms start with fever, headaches, drowsiness, seizures. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can avoid hepatit c from a house mate?

Can I tell me how I can avoid hepatit c from a house mate?

Blood contact: You won't get hepatitis c just by living with someone. Don't share razors and if you inject drugs, don't share needles. That's about it. ...Read more

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Why must a person with hepatic impairment use caution using drugs?

Why must a person with hepatic impairment use caution using drugs?

Liver function: One of the things that liver cells do is to either detoxify, inactivate or prepare drugs for excretion. When the liver is damaged the drug concentrations must be adjusted to compensate. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do about acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

Is there anything I can do about acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

ADEM: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is a rare autoimmune disease affecting the brain & spinal cord, damaging the myelin & destroying the white matter. Symptoms are similar to Multiple sclerosis. It usually follows viral infection or vaccination. Symptoms start with fever, headaches, drowsiness, seizures.
Tx is Antibiotics, Corticosteroids & Plasma Exchange, in acute phase. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to obtain a script for meds to help with hepatits c?

Is there anything I can do to obtain a script for meds to help with hepatits c?

Specialist: At the present time, the treatment of hepatitis c is quite complex, though it will get simpler soon. Hepatitis c is treated by specialists, usually infectious disease specialists or hematologists (liver specialists.). Because improvements in treatment are happening so rapidly, a specialist can advise you whether you need to be treated now or can wait for better drugs. ...Read more

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The said that I was expose hepatic B bout it's not active any more what do I do?

Nothing: If it is inactive, nothing needs be done but you should advise your health care providers of this condition if the disease was ever active at any time and you should not donate blood. ...Read more

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I seem to have hepatic hemangiomia, and its size is 1.1 inch. What do I need to care in my daily life? Thank you in advance.

Hemangioma liver: If asymptomatic, hepatic angiomas can be observed at this size with serial ultrasound. Large symptomatic lesions can be treated with resection, RF ablation or angioembolization of feeder vessels where appropriate. You should be assessed by a hepatic surgeon. Pregnant patients and women on hormonal therapy need to be followed carefully with imaging studies. ...Read more

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Cure for hepatit b?

Possibly.: There are several fairly successful treatments:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3415874/. ...Read more

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Is heptatis b is curable?

Is heptatis b is curable?

What type?: Hepatitis b takes several forms. If you have chronic active hepatitis there is medication which ameliorates the illness although is seldom definitively curable. See a hepatologist. ...Read more

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Hepatis b shot good forever?

Hepatis b shot good forever?

No data: Duration of immunity the hb vaccine provides lasts up to 2 decades. ...Read more

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How long do acute hepatis b last?

How long do acute hepatis b last?

Acute hepatitis B: After being infected with the hepatitis b virus, there is usually an incubation period of 1-4 months. The constitutional symptoms which follow may include loss of appetite, nausea, jaundice, and discomfort in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. Treatment is usually supportive in nature. The symptoms and jaundice typically resolve after 1-3 months, but fatigue may be prolonged. ...Read more

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Can a hepatic dysfunction cause an elevated INR?

Yes.: Good liver function is important in the production of blood clotting factors. ...Read more

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Does hepatit B or C cherecterizes high fevers? +38C

Does hepatit B or C cherecterizes high fevers? +38C

Hepatitis: Acute hepatitis can produce fever as one manifestation. ...Read more

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What tests are used to assess hepatic mass lesions?

Ultasound, CT, MRI: Us, ct and MRI allow us to identify different characteristics to help make a specific diagnosis. Occassionally a mass will need to be sampled with a biopsy. This can be guided by ultrasound or ct depending on the situation. There are also times when ct-pet or pet imaging can be utilized.
The decision regarding the appropriate work up will be made by your doctor in consultation with a radiologist. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of hepatic encephalopothy?

Confusion: It can vary in how it manifests which can be mild confusion to coma. ...Read more

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Should a hepatic adenoma always be removed surgically?

Should a hepatic adenoma always be removed surgically?

Not Necessarily: Small adenomas have a lower cancer and hemorrhage risk. If they become large, such as >5 cm, the cancer and hemorrhage risk increases and most recommend removing them at that time. They are made worse by oral contraceptives so these should not be used. ...Read more

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Hi I have heptatic lesion on my left lobe what can that be?

Hi I have heptatic lesion on my left lobe what can that be?

One of many: Things. It could be a benign adenoma seen in patients taking oral contraceptives, or fatty infiltration, or a nodule, or cyst. And lastly it could be a tumor, but that would be unusual in a 25 year old. There's no way of knowing without looking at images and a possible biopsy. ...Read more

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What is 7.6mm hepatic calcifcation? Do I need to worry very much?

What is 7.6mm hepatic calcifcation? Do I need to worry very much?

NOT to worry: It's an"incidental" (NOT CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT) finding!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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