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Doctor insights on: How To Know When Liver Is Not Functioning Properly

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What are some signs that your liver is not functioning right?

What are some signs that your liver is not functioning  right?

Labs etc.: Especially now that many people are obese, liver problems are very common. They are most easily identified on biochemical tests; the jaundice, wooziness, right upper quadrant ache, and spatial misperceptions are all late. If an non-evidence-based practitioner has diagnosed a liver problem and you think you're getting suckered, get with your primary care physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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How would I be able to tell if my liver were not functioning properly?

How would I be able to tell if my liver were not functioning properly?

Blood test: Early liver dysfunction will not have symptoms. A blood test may be the only indicator of abnormal function. ...Read more

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Would a liver function test show gallbladder dysfunction?

Would a liver function test show gallbladder dysfunction?

It may,...: As if the ducts get blocked then the liver may get inflamed and the LFT's elevated. ...Read more

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Can your gallbladder not functioning cause liver emzymes to be high on blood work? Mine where a little high. Also I'm on prilosec and took fluconazole

Can your gallbladder not functioning cause liver emzymes to be high on blood work? Mine where a little high. Also I'm on prilosec and took fluconazole

Normally not: Your gallbladder does not usually increase your liver enzymes. Stones from your gallbladder can pass into the common bile duct and cause increased liver enzymes because the common bile duct is blocked. ...Read more

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Natural ways to get the liver functioning properly?

Natural ways to get the liver functioning properly?

Daytime TV surgeon: Dont abuse the liver. No effect from natural products. ...Read more

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My liver function is not working properly?

My liver function is not working properly?

Need more info: Impossible to answer accurately your question with the information provided. Data needed--are you reporting high lft's (cholestatic or hepatocellular) or a lesion? 1) how big is the lesion? 2) how long has it been there? 3) is it enlarging, ;at what rate? 4) cystic or solid? 5) is it causing symptoms? 6) do you have underlying liver disease? 7) has a tissue diagnosis (biopsy) been pursued? ...Read more

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What are functions of the liver biology?

Liver function : The liver detoxifies and metabolizes everything you consume by mouth and everything that goes there in your blood. ...Read more

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Where is the liver and what is its function?

Where is the liver and what is its function?

Right side: The liver is central to certain functions: 1) synthesizing proteins, 2) metabolism, and 3) fluid balance in conjunction with the kidneys. When the liver fails it is difficult to manage the protein insufficiency and the inability to metabolize things appropriately. This can cause significant and life limiting symptoms. ...Read more

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What are functions of the liver? And what hinder(s) its functions?

Check with your doc: The liver is like the kitchen. Many functions. And many things may cause trouble such as high dose tylenol, (acetaminophen) alcohol and many other drugs. ...Read more

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