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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Liver Inflammation

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Can a pancreatic mass cause inflammation in the gallbladder without affecting the liver until a later stage?

Can a pancreatic mass cause inflammation in the gallbladder without affecting the liver until a later stage?

Not likely.: Pancreatic mass can cause jaundice along with elevated liver function tests when it obstructs the common duct. Inflammation in the gallbladder is usually caused by gallstones. Acalculous cholecystitis can occur, but it is rare. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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What is fatty liver inflammation and its treatment?

What is fatty liver inflammation and its treatment?

Inflammation: Fat deposition in the liver with associated inflammation and fibrosis. If not from alcohol, treatment options include weight loss and vitamin e. ...Read more

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What is the first line treatment for liver inflammation due to psoriasis or PsA?

What is the first line treatment for liver inflammation due to psoriasis or PsA?

Evaluate first: Liver inflammation is not common with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis though inflammatory conditions can occur together. Before assuming that the liver inflammation is related, I would first rule out fatty liver, viral hepatitis, etc. Then, and only then can a treatment plan be decided. ...Read more

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What can be done for liver inflammation?

What can be done for liver inflammation?

Stop the cause: Liver inflammation is associated with so many things, from alcohol, to viral infections, to inherited diseases, to having diabetes. Therefore, knowing what is causing it, can then be eliminated or decreased to treat it. Is it related to alchol? Stop or decrease drinking? If you have an infection, they should be treated. Hereditary diseases are more challenging to manage. ...Read more

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How can I reduce liver inflammation due to nafl?

How can I reduce liver inflammation due to nafl?

Lose weight: Diet and exercise are paramount.
If you are diabetic, control you sugar.
Control your cholesterol. ...Read more

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What foods to avoid if you already have liver inflammation?

What foods to avoid if you already have liver inflammation?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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Can you please list the risks associated with liver inflammation?

Can you please list the risks associated with liver inflammation?

Many & depends on: Cause. Minor liver inflammation with viral illnesses, such as mono usually recovers completely. Inflammation due to hepatitis virus and alcohol are more likely to lead to permanent damage and may result in chronic liver disease, cirrhosis and liver cancer. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to eat, if you have liver inflammation already?

What is a good diet to eat, if you have liver inflammation already?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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What are the other causes of liver inflammation besides too much beer?

What are the other causes of liver inflammation besides too much beer?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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Explain the condition called liver inflammation.?

Explain the condition called liver inflammation.?

Hepatitis: Inflammation of the liver is called hepatitis and there are many causes: alcohol, drugs / medications, viral infections (hepatitis a, b, c), autoimmune disorders (autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis), and metabolic disorders (non-alcoholic fatty liver dz, wilson dz, hemochromatosis, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Important to see a hepatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between jaundice and liver inflammation?

Is there a difference between jaundice and liver inflammation?

Yes: Jaundice is yellowish coloration of the eyes and skin, due to excess bilirubin in blood. This can occur without liver inlammation, e.G, bile duct obstruction. Inflammation of the liver usually causes jaundice but can exist without causing jaundice. ...Read more

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Liver inflammation with partying after jaundice from hep a gone?

Liver inflammation with partying after jaundice from hep a gone?

Alcoholic hepatitis: Even though the jaundice was gone your liver may not have recovered completely from hep a, and adding the insult of alcohol could have caused inflammation. If you abstain, you should recover. Do not take tylenol (acetaminophen) either. It would be a good idea for you to abstain from alcohol. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat liver inflammation? How good are the treatments?

What can you do to treat liver inflammation? How good are the treatments?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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My dad is suffering from ulcer and liver inflammation with pain? Can he be cured with medications?

Depends on cause: Would need more information to make a firm conclusion. However, stomach ulcers are often treated with acid reduction medications and sometimes antibiotics. Liver inflammation is very nonspecific and the cause would need to be determined. But many liver conditions are indeed treatable. ...Read more

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Can long term use of sint john's worth/for depression/ cause liver inflammation in some way?

Can long term use of sint john's worth/for depression/ cause liver inflammation in some way?

1 reported case: I agree with dr. Kwok that st. John's wort is generally safe, and that it can alter metabolism of other drugs being taken. There are rare reports of liver toxicity with it, usually when used along with other medicines that can affect liver function. Such as: http://tinyurl. Com/9g42dq3 the authors focus on the "wort" but this may not be appropriate. For more info: http://tinyurl. Com/8czuogt. ...Read more

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Is this correct that Lipitor (atorvastatin) can lower vascular inflammation? Is Lipitor (atorvastatin) also safe for people with liver inflammation?

Is this correct that Lipitor (atorvastatin) can lower vascular inflammation? Is Lipitor (atorvastatin) also safe for people with liver inflammation?

Yes: Lipitor (and other statins) is very helpful in stabilizing plaque formation in atherosclerosis and work well as anti inflammatory in unstable atheromas which can induce thrombosis or embolization which can lead to ischemia like heart attacks or strokes. It has no role in vasculitis (vascular inflammation). They can be used in liver inflammation with caution and adequate monitoring of liver functio. ...Read more

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Is coq 10 supplement good in the case of NASH and liver inflammation and if yes then what is the safe dose needed and type if there is natural source?

I wouldn't do it: Coenzyme q which is much-hyped for almost everything these days failed a rat NASH study miserably (nutrition 2009) and altered serum lipoproteins in a way that the authors thought would accelerate atherosclerosis (j. Appl phys 2009). That's it as far as the real science goes. Don't reward people who didn't tell you this by buying their products. Hit the gym hard. Good luck & thanks for asking. ...Read more

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What's the difference between liver enlargement and liver inflammation? I've been reading a lot about liver inflammation when associated with fatty liver but I was told my liver is mildly enlarged. What's the difference?

Several: Inflammation or infection can occur with any organ including liver.
Examination may show tenderness, inflammatory cells on histology, and swelling- enlargement or contraction with scarring and damage.
Enlargement has many causes which can include inflammation, cysts, tumors, . ...Read more

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Hs CRP 5.57, S Calcium 8.4, ALT 57. Do they indicate an inflamed liver? Doc says I may have PsA. Can Psoriasis cause liver inflammation?

Hs CRP 5.57, S Calcium 8.4, ALT 57. Do they indicate an inflamed liver? Doc says I may have PsA. Can Psoriasis cause liver inflammation?

Yes: The ALT is high indicating a possible liver preoblem. This can be related to psoriatic arthritis or may be due to medication or a completely separate problem. It will take a more thorough history and possibly further testing to know for sure. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

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