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Doctor insights on: Kalms Tablets Liver Damage

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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 if I take 30 percocet tablets in a 3 month period, can I get liver damage?

What if I take 30 percocet tablets in a 3 month period, can I get liver damage?

? context: Are you asking about a pending procedure re a lesion over your back? In those cases, there would be local anesthesia via Lidocaine prior to use of instruments, and you would not feel pain, but would feel possible pressure. ...Read more

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Tues & Wed I took 30 childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) (80mg) since Thursday I've takin 80 tablets of extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) (500mg). will this cause liver damage?

Tues & Wed I took 30 childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) (80mg) since Thursday I've takin 80 tablets of extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) (500mg). will this cause liver damage?

Very high dose: You took too much Tylenol. The safe limit is 4000mg/24 hours. Here is FDA position:FDA set the safe 24-hour dose limit of acetaminophen at 4, 000 mg per adult, but some doctors say that it should be capped at 3, 250 per day. I wish nothing happens to your liver. Why you needed so much Tylenol? ...Read more

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Tuesday and Wednesday I took 30 childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) (80mg) since Thursday I've takin 80 tablets of extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) (500mg). Well I develop liver damage?

Tuesday and Wednesday I took 30 childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) (80mg) since Thursday I've takin 80 tablets of extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) (500mg). Well I develop liver damage?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose: 30 tylenol (acetaminophen) tab x8o = 2400 mg a day that is sill ok. But taking 80 tablets of 500mg over 4 days that is 20 tablets a day. May I ask why? Are you in pain or trying to hurt yourself. This high dose can cause live damage, your maximum dose shouldn't exeed 8 tables /day. If you're in pain or going feeling depressed, you need to see your doctor ASAP or ER. Please get help right now. Good luck ...Read more

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Prescribed fluconazole for vaginal yeast infection. Liver warnings scare me! How common is liver damage with one pill?

Prescribed fluconazole for vaginal yeast infection. Liver warnings scare me! How common is liver damage with one pill?

Very uncommon: The possibility of liver irritation is more for those who are on this medication chronically. It is safe to take to get rid of your yeast infection. ...Read more

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What cause liver damage?

What cause liver damage?

Multiple causes: There are many causes of liver damage. Excess alcohol use is a major cause. Hepatitis and abnormal iron storage can also be the reason. Fat storage in the liver may be a problem if it becomes extensive. Autoimmune diseaes is also a possibility. If you have abnormal liver tests or suspect a problem, you should discuss the situation with your doctor now. ...Read more

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Is liver damage reversible?

Is liver damage reversible?

Depends but yes: What is the cause of the liver damage (virus, immune system, toxins, drugs)? Is the damage ongoing (alcohol, etc.)? In most cases, the liver has an amazing capacity to repair itself and reverse scar tissue that has formed. A person can donate half their liver to another person and they will both usually be ok. Treat your liver well and it will treat you well. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have liver damage?

How to tell if I have liver damage?

Look in mirror: If you are jaundiced, yellow pallor to skin or whites of eyes. Redness to palms, itching with no direct cause, loss of taste then I would check with your doctor. Check side effects of any and all medications that you take even supplements. ...Read more

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What could be causing my liver damage?

What could be causing my liver damage?

Several reasons: There are many reasons that can cause your liver disease. Such as, overuse of alcohol, virus, fat in the liver (with obesity, diabetes, unhealthy diet etc), overactive immune system, medications, drugs, and many others. ...Read more

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How to know if I have any signs of liver damage!?

How to know if I have any signs of liver damage!?

Labs / Biopsy: Biopsy is the gold standard to evaluate liver damage. This test is not done on everyone. Liver function tests can let a doctor know if there is ongoing inflammation of the liver. There are different tests like Fibrospect that is a less invasive than a liver biopsy that can help. All of this has to be put in context with your medical conditions/ history, etc. And discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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What symptoms would I have if I have liver damage?

What symptoms would I have if I have liver damage?

See below: Tiredness, nausea, vomiting, itchy skin, pale or bloody stool, abdominal pain and swelling, leg and ankle swelling, yellow eyes. If you notice any of these get it evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the odds of a person surviving liver damage?

What are the odds of a person surviving liver damage?

It depends: It all depends on the cause of the liver damage and how much was "damaged". This might be able to be determined by seeing a liver specialist. ...Read more

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Can morphine cause liver damage?

Can morphine cause liver damage?

Yes, w/chronic use: With long-term use, morphine can cause liver toxicity. Liver enzymes may become elevated and there may be some anatomical damage too. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/15886461. ...Read more

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How can some teas cause liver damage?

How can some teas cause liver damage?

Toxic: Tea comes from the tea plant (camellia sinensis). Herbal teas come from other plants. Some may contain toxins that can affect the liver cells themselves, the blood vessels in the liver, and/or bile excretion or the bile ducts. Some contain pyrrolizidine compounds which are toxic. Natural does not necessarily mean safe-even if iherb has been used for thousands of years. ...Read more

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What can cause kidney and liver damage?

What can cause kidney and liver damage?

Broad question: Damage to liver by alcohol, hepatitis infections/drugs can affect kidney function. Certain disease like lupus, sarcoidosis, cystic disease, Wilson disease, can affect both organs. The list is long. Need a specialist to evaluate the cause ...Read more

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What are some early signs of liver damage?

What are some early signs of liver damage?

Can be subtle: The liver can suffer a lot of damage before it becomes apparent that something is wrong, which is why it is so important to be screened for common causes, like hepatitis b and c, while you feel normal. Often early symptoms are fatigue and just not feeling well. Later symptoms of advanced cirrhosis (severe scarring) include easy bleeding, swelling, yellow skin or eyes, breasts in men, etc. ...Read more

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Could 4 -6 beers a day cause liver damage?

Yes: Drinking more than two alcoholic drinks a day generally considered excessive. Depending on your genetics and other underlying disease, liver disease can occur even with lower levels of alcohol consumption. ...Read more

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What are early signs of liver damage/failure?

What are early signs of liver damage/failure?

Cirrhosis: Weakness, decreased appetite, weight loss, nose bleeds. More serious are jaundice, confusion, impotence, swelling of abdomen & legs. ...Read more

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Do all oral fungal pills cause liver damage?

Do all oral fungal pills cause liver damage?

Antifungals.: Oral anti-fungal medications are associated with liver toxicity, but it only becomes relevant after thirty days of daily use. Once you've taken the medication for thirty days, you'll need monthly liver function blood testing to make sure you're not developing toxicity. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my liver damage is not healing?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more