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How Dose One Know If One Has A Liver Problem
Easily: Liver disease is likely present if the blood transaminases &/or liver alkaline phophatase ("liver function tests") are up, or the liver is painful, or conjugated or mixed jaundice is present. Advanced liver disease may instead have fluid in the belly, massive vomiting, and grave systemic illness but these will be obvious. Charlatans diagnose "liver disease" when it's not present. Be careful. ...Read more
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
My ALT level is 66 range is less than 46. Ive a fatty liver. I drink once a week and that one day is little heavy. Will this cause any chronic problem?
Listen buddy: Drinking that is "a little heavy" is like being "a little bit pregnant". I think you realize that it's time to stop, before you become addicted and you lose the ability to stop. This is a common pattern that usually ends in trouble. Especially if you have anxiety and depression, alcohol will make this worse. It's not worth it. Find something meaningful -- spirituality? fitness? -- in its place. ...Read more
I am also suffering with nails problem they are becoming thin does this problem is related with fatty liver grade2 I found it by sonography test ones?
Brittle nails: May be nutritional deficiency iron, zinc . Food intolerences like gluten sensitivity can impact as there is poor nutrition.Psoriasis has nail abnormalities as well . Liver disease can impact on nails, through malnutrition and other factors - i.e people with psoriasis are a risk for fatty liver. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nail-abnormalities/pages/Introduction.aspx ...Read more
I was on terbinafine for two weeks 250mg now I'm Having pain in my sides. is liver damage common with only two weeks of terbinafine? I'm worried. Sometimes I would double a dose if I missed a dose but never had history of liver problems before
Two of my liver enzymes were elevated. One was 154 normal is 0-30. The other was 64 normal was up to 40. I have RA and IBS. Is there a problem ?
klonopin (clonazepam) med for anxiety problems my liver panel normal except GGT went from 68 to 88 .Month before test took a higher dose would this cause increase?
1 very light period(2 days spotting;not bleeding) and one missed period, but no sex. Stress? Stopped OTC bc pills 3months ago b/c of liver problems.
Found a tick on left side of head head was sore for a week high liver enzymes now left pupil bigger than right one pressure in head problems thinking ?
I have liver cancer took one dose of 4mg methadone @6am how long till I can take 60 mg OxyContin I am discontinuing methadone ?
Sorry to hear...: For cancer-related pain management, the dose and frequency of taking pain medication should be individualized according to the effectiveness of pain relief and the level of sedation, which may pose its pertinent risk to fall or self-injury. In general, try take it every 4-6 hrs, watch, and see. If something unexpected and undesirable emerges, go to urgent care timely. ...Read more
Is one normal dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) (say 500mg) more or less damaging to the liver than 2-3 alcoholic beverages?
I started getting cramp in my abdomen and vaginal passage way, i bled 3 times in one month last month. What could be the problem?
CT showed small lesion on spleen and free fluid in lower abdomen, are these findings connected to one another? Or is it 2 different problems?
10 year-old who from the early age had urinary obstruction, had surgery at age 1 yr to unblock it, but now has 2 weeks of obstruction symptoms.....?
Needs diagnosis: He was probably born with posterior urethral valves (PUV) which Dr SB resected at age-1-yr. He may have urethral stricture at site of resection & thus requires urethrogram (VCUG) & likely cystoscopy. Might respond to endoscopic urethrotomy. Kidney damage common with PUV. Children's hospitals usually have endowment funds to help with such cases & many Drs. will treat pro bono after treating so long ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Subtle: The familiar jaundice, itching, dark urine, fluid in the abdomen (ascites), easy bruising, and loss of ability to focus on spatial relationships (pouring the booze into the lap rather than the bottle) usually announce themselves late, except in acute hepatitis or reactions to medication. Lab testing's a way to pick up treatable developing liver disease early. Good luck. ...Read more
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