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Today I had liver MRI using contrast DOTAREM. How many days do I need to take excessive liquids to flush it out of the system?

Today I had liver MRI using contrast DOTAREM. How many days do I need to take excessive liquids to flush it out of the system?

You don't: Need to take excessive liquids, assuming normal kidney function, 90% will be eliminated in 48 hours and essentially all of it by 72 hours. Increasing your hydration may speed it up a little, but there is no medical need to do so. ...Read more

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2 weeks, Remeron (mirtazapine) 15mg I had 4 alcoholic drinks Sat, didn't take drug that night. Could have I damaged liver for drinking with drug still in my system?

2 weeks, Remeron (mirtazapine) 15mg I had 4 alcoholic drinks Sat, didn't take drug that night. Could have I damaged liver for drinking with drug still in my system?

Highly unlikely;: Highly unlikely from a single event, but how much and how often you drink, what other medicines you take, genetic predisposition, and current health state of your liver all impact the result. Any concerns: Nausea, vomiting, yellowish hue to eyes or skin, see your provider for a check up. ...Read more

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My friend had one beer last night. Tomorrow he is to take an etg alcohol test. What can he do to get rid of the alcohol in liver, blood, and system?

My friend had one beer last night. Tomorrow he is to take an etg alcohol test. What can he do to get rid of the alcohol in liver, blood, and system?

Wrong Forum: I am sorry to report to you here that we really are physicians and are not in any way interested in helping people beat or scam drug and alcohol testing. People die from alcohol and drug misuse and abuse. If one has legal consequences from their use of these mind altering substances then there may be a reason to stay sober or to get to a serene understanding that they should not drink. ...Read more

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How medication gets to liver hi, once you take medication from mouth and it goes into your stomach, how does it then go to the liver so it can go to your blood system?

How medication gets to liver hi, once you take medication from mouth and it goes into your stomach, how does it then go to the liver so it can go to your blood system?

Hello.: Hello. Some medictions are absorbed in the mouth and stomach, but most are asborbed throught the intestines. The meds travel from the intestines into the blood. The hepatic portal system feeds blood to the liver. The metabolites of the medication go from the liver back into the blood again. ...Read more

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How long will it take for marijuana get out of your system if you only smoke it on time my husband has liver cancer and is waiting for a transplant, he has a lot of pain

How long will it take for marijuana get out of your system if you only smoke it on time my husband has liver cancer and is waiting for a transplant, he has a lot of pain

A few days: One time use does not cause it to stick around for very long, usually a day or less. However, with serious liver disease, some of it may stick around a bit longer, but certainly not more than a few days. I don't think most transplant centers would be doing drug tests, though. ...Read more

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Why is my immune system attacking my liver?

Why is my immune system attacking my liver?

Autoimmune: This is most likely from an autoimmune process due to losing regulation of the immune system thus allowing the immune system to attack your own body. ...Read more

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Does liver come in lymphatic system?

Does liver come in lymphatic system?

No, not lymphatic: The liver is part of the digestive system. It makes bile, which flows through the bile duct into the small intestine to help digest fats. The liver also does many other important functions, and is necessary for life (one cannot survive without a liver). ...Read more

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Why would the pancreas and liver be so important in the digestive system?

Why would the pancreas and liver be so important in the digestive system?

See details: The liver produces bile acids which are important in the digestion of fats and the pancreas produces enzymes important in digestion as well as insulin. ...Read more

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My immune system is attacking my liver, what causes this? (I am a none drinker of alcohol)

My immune system is attacking my liver, what causes this? (I am a none drinker of alcohol)

Autoimmune hepatitis: We are not yet aware of the cause of autoimmune hepatitis. It's manifested by autoantibodies against the liver, manufactured by your own immune system. It can be a very aggressive disease, but often is very slow in its onset and its progression. Also, it is treatable, although some of the medicines can have side effects. It is vital that you are treated by a gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are your immune system or liver affected by toxic shock syndrome?

Are your immune system or liver affected by toxic shock syndrome?

TSS: It can definitely have an effect on both the immune system and liver as well as the kidneys, skin, GI tract, etc. It depends on the severity of the tss. ...Read more

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I have elevated liver enzymes and I took a 0.5mg of Valium on june 30th and its still in my system...

Benzodiazepines: Benzo's like valium will test positive for six to eight weeks or even longer if one has been on them for some time. But, even one pill can last for a very long time. ...Read more

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My liver is not getting rid of all the ammonia in my system. What can I eat that will not cause a lot of ammonia.

My liver is not getting rid of all the ammonia in my system. What can I eat that will not cause a lot of ammonia.

What a shame: I certainly hope that you are under a doctors care. If not GET ONE. There are ways to lower your ammonia but to answ er your question you need to be on a low protein diet. SEE A DOCTOR. ...Read more

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Taking 4mg alprazolam daily for 2 years, elevated liver counts, court ordered stopped, and failed ua how long will it stay in my system?

Taking 4mg alprazolam daily for 2 years, elevated liver counts, court ordered stopped, and failed ua how long will it stay in my system?

Tapering needed: The court may not be realizing that Alprazolam needs to be tapered rather than stopped suddenly. The elimination half-life of Alprazolam is 15-18 hours, but may be longer if you're overweight or have liver issues. It will be in your system for 3-4 days, therefore. But you may be sensitive to reductions in concentration, and experience withdrawal symptoms unless the drug is gradually tapered. ...Read more

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Do you know of any hypotheses, ideas or research that's been conducted relating to the link of using isotretinoin and biliary (liver? System disorders?

Do you know of any hypotheses, ideas or research that's been conducted relating to the link of using isotretinoin and biliary (liver? System disorders?

Here's a good start: See the following drug information link from nih: http://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/archives/fdadruginfo. Cfm? Archiveid=8655. Clinical hepatitis considered to be related to Accutane therapy has been reported, as has pancreatitis. Additionally, mild to moderate elevations of liver enzymes have been observed in approximately 15% of individuals treated during clinical trials. ...Read more

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How does liver cancer affect the digestive system? (This is for a science project, I don't really have liver cancer)

How does liver cancer affect the digestive system? (This is for a science project, I don't really have liver cancer)

It most: Likely won't affect the digestive system unless it causes biliary obstruction, or the involvement of the liver is so widespread that it results in liver failure. ...Read more

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How does liver cancer affect the digestive system? (This is for a science project, I don't really have liver cancer)

How does liver cancer affect the digestive system? (This is for a science project, I don't really have liver cancer)

Google it: I did and this is what I copied:
Weight loss not associated with changes in diet.
Decrease in appetite or a feeling of fullness after a small meal.
Nausea and vomiting not associated with other known conditions.
General weakness and/or fatigue that is persistent, ongoing weakness or fatigue.
Fever that is unrelated to other conditions.
Pain occurring in the upper abdomen on the right side or near the right shoulder blade.
Enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) felt as a mass under the ribs on the right side.
Enlarged spleen felt as a mass under the ribs on the left side.
Abdominal swelling (ascites) or bloating in the abdomen can occur as a mass forms.
Jaundice, which appears as yellowing of the skin and eyes. Jaundice occurs when the liver is not functioning properly. ...Read more

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I have a giant liver hemagioma of 17cmx11cmx14cm having this tumor would it cause my cortisol levels to be high and in turn weaken my immune system?

I have a giant liver hemagioma of 17cmx11cmx14cm having this tumor would it cause my cortisol levels to be high and in turn weaken my immune system?

NO: You are born with it, small ones on liver need observation, larger ones some times need surgery for fear of massive hemorrhage and rupture of liver depending on location. Most of the time need segmental recession of involved area (even lobe) Surgery is safe in experienced hands. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi. If I have astained from alcohol for 7 days is that long enough to be outta my system for a cbc, lipid, liver and kidney?

Hi. If I have astained from alcohol for 7 days is that long enough to be outta my system for a cbc, lipid, liver and kidney?

Water soluble: EtOH is water soluble and out of your system in 24 hours. If you are a heavy drinker it can take months for your liver enzymes to normalize. It is long enough to give you a realistic picture of your actual health. ...Read more

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I took Itraconazole 200mg/day/5 days. How long will this be in my system and when can I safely drink alcohol without worrying about impact on liver?

I took Itraconazole 200mg/day/5 days. How long will this be in my system and when can I safely drink alcohol without worrying about impact on liver?

Itraconazole can: Persist for 3-4 days after the last dose, depending on the condition of your liver. I would not drink alcohol for a full week after the last dose, just to be on the safe side, as alcohol together with itraconazole are potent hepatotoxic agents. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Right after surgery (2yrsAgo)I developed an autonomic nervous system dysfunction and ever since my liver enzymes (labs)fluctuate normal and high cause?

Right after surgery (2yrsAgo)I developed an autonomic nervous system dysfunction and ever since my liver enzymes (labs)fluctuate normal and high cause?

LFT elevation.: Intermittent LFT increase associated with variety of illness most commonly non alcoholic fatty liver (or alcohol) Also viral hepatitis, medications / drugs or exposure to certain chemicals. To be sure this can get complicated so should probably see doc to make sure you have been tested for the major causes before thinking about many, many less common things. ...Read more

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Have you noticed any links between the use of isotretinoin and the development of various liver/ biliary system disorders (i.E.: hepatic cholestasis)?

Have you noticed any links between the use of isotretinoin and the development of various liver/ biliary system disorders (i.E.: hepatic cholestasis)?

NO: Isotretinoin is one of the most researched medications
on the planet. Roche, the initial company that made the medication, did tons of studies on this med.
There have been reported cases of depression, ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease coming on while
someone is on isotretinoin. Some of these cases were won in courts of law. Later studies suggested that these were probably coincidence. ...Read more

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What do blood tests check for? I have a friend who has to get regular blood work done to check his kidneys and liver. I'm worried that they're going to fin pot in his system. Can that kind of blood test show pot?

What do blood tests check for? I have a friend who has to get regular blood work done to check his kidneys and liver. I'm worried that they're going to fin pot in his system. Can that kind of blood test show pot?

Drug: Drug testing is very expensive. It's not routinely done because of the expense. (in fact, they way laboratories do drug testing for employment screenings is to take a small amount of blood from all the people they're testing and mix them all together and just do one test on the mixed sample. If the mixed sample is clean, they know everyone is clean and don't test individuals.)

furthermore, no one can test you or your friend's blood for drugs without permission. It's considered an illegal search. Unless your friend has given specific authorization to be tested for drugs, the doctor or lab cannot perform the test. If they do, the avvo legal forum is thataway =====>. ...Read more

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Femara (letrozole) is metabolized in liver by cytochrome p450 system. Astaxanthin says "use cautiously w drugs metabolized by liver's cytochrome p450 enzyme system; does this mean don't use astaxanthin w femara (letrozole)?

Femara (letrozole) is metabolized in liver by cytochrome p450 system. Astaxanthin says "use cautiously w drugs metabolized by liver's cytochrome p450 enzyme system; does this mean don't use astaxanthin w femara (letrozole)?

Not necesarilly but: Virtually all drugs are metabolized by cytochrome p450 enzymes. Astaxanthin can stimulate these, so it could lead to lower blood levels of "certain drugs" according to http://www. Naturalmedicinejournal. Com/article_content. Asp? Article=293. I no of no evidence that Femara (letrozole) is one of the drugs it interacts with. Small amounts of astaxanthin are unlikely to have much effect. Ask the doc who prescribed it. ...Read more

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Help please! Is fish oil or cod liver oil better for immune system function?

Help please! Is fish oil or cod liver oil better for immune system function?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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