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Advance liver cancer,liver size 21cm no obstructed bile ducts,bilirubin 10.81,mild ascites.what treatment would work now?Is chemo still an option?

Advance liver cancer,liver size 21cm no obstructed bile ducts,bilirubin 10.81,mild ascites.what treatment would work now?Is chemo still an option?

Liver cancer: Advance liver cancer,liver size 21cm no obstructed bile ducts,bilirubin 10.81,mild ascites.what treatment would work now?Is chemo still an option? ANS: Please discuss with your Dr. We cannot give good advice without seeing you. ...Read more

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What treatment or medication can you suggest for a patient diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, (already had an enlarged heart, gallbladder stones & ascites?

What treatment or medication can you suggest for a patient diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, (already had an enlarged heart, gallbladder stones & ascites?

Meds for cirrhosis: Not much to offer, other than liver transplantation. These classes of medications help somewhat - diuretics, some beta blockers and lactulose. Tips is a procedure that is done for alleviating portal hypertension in cirrhosis. ...Read more

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Is there a site that has herbal liver cancer treatment?

Is there a site that has herbal liver cancer treatment?

No evidence of: Effectiveness. I do not know if there is a site, however, there is no evidence that herbal treatment has any effect on liver caner. ...Read more

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I don't know much about herbal medicine but don't have good insurance. Are there any plant treatments for chronic liver disease?

I don't know much about herbal medicine but don't have good insurance. Are there any plant treatments for chronic liver disease?

Not known: There are definitely herbal medicines which may produce chronic liver disease and a variety of other problems. Otc substances are not controlled by the fda, and as such you have little guarantee of what they contain. There are numerous reports in the literature of people being substantially harmed by toxic materials within these herbal preparations. Be careful. ...Read more

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Ascites fluid since 4 mnths,small cysts on both ovaries, liver is fine, tuk TB treatmnt, prblm persists,2nd time 100ml fluid exam,which doc 2 consult?

Ascites fluid since 4 mnths,small cysts on both ovaries, liver is fine, tuk TB treatmnt, prblm persists,2nd time 100ml fluid exam,which doc 2 consult?

MGT: I would recommend that our GI specialist tap the fluid and then test for TB, bacterial causes. The fluid should be analyzed for total protein levels. In the meantime, please discontinue alcohol and smoking. If there are any respiratory symptoms, a chest image should be obtained. ...Read more

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Can anything be done to cure advance liver cancer patient after jaundice and ascites sets in.Tumor is large(NV upto 15-16 cm) & liver size is 21 cm.

Can anything be done to cure advance liver cancer patient after jaundice and ascites sets in.Tumor is large(NV upto 15-16 cm) & liver size is 21 cm.

Treatment: The treatment for this depends on the type of cancer (hepatoblastoma and hepatocarcinoma are most common) and whether or not the tumor has spread (metastasized) to other areas. Late stage disease is usually not curable, but there may be treatment to reduce the size of the tumor and control symptoms for some time. This is best cared for by a pediatric oncologist. ...Read more

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