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