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Leg Edima Liver
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
See Dermatologist: Liver spots are flat, brown-black spots that appear on the skin in sun-exposed areas of the body. They have nothing to do with the liver. The spots are changes in skin color that occur in older skin. The increased color may be due to aging, exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet light, or other unknown causes. A dermatologist can check to see if "dark" spots are still just liver spots. ...Read more
Leg pain: Find out the cause and treat that. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
My dad has severe liver damage and is on his "last legs". Can I give him a piece of my liver and does medicaid cover it?
My whole body has been itchy all day especially my legs. I have been taking quite a lot of cocodamol 8/500 over the last 2 years, liver failure?
That's a possibility: See ur dr for a thorough evaluation. God bless u! http://www. Patient. Co.uk/medicine/co-codamol-for-pain-relief. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/itching. Html. ...Read more
Been in remission from hepc lately tho a lot of back. Leg pain and tiredness could it be the liver?
Depends...: If you achieved svr (sustained viral remission) from hepatitis c, then congratulations! You're off treatment, so we can't blame the anti-viral rx. The underlying degree of liver disease may however determine what systemic manifestations you experience (was cirrhosis present before hepatitis c therapy?). More likely, your distress has little to do with prior hepatitis c, & deserves evaluation. ...Read more
Tested high for liver enzymes- also have been waking in the morning with stiff legs and ankles. Any possible connection?
Decompensated liver. ..what is my life span ive already had 6 varacies I suffer from a lot of water infections my legs have now started to swell?
Life expectancy: It is impossible to predict how long you are going to survive with this significant condition. Many people with varices secondary to portal hypertension from cirrhosis do not do very well and may not make it for another year, and yet some do. You can discuss this with your treating physician who will know more about your status. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Yes it can: Swelling in the legs can occur due to many different liver ailments such as liver failure, blood clots in the legs or blood clots in the veins of the abdomen as well as veins in the liver itself as these veins are often compressed or invaded by the liver cancer resulting in swelling in the abdomen and in the legs.. ...Read more
I have cellitus in the leg and my liver enzymes were elevated when they dis the blood test. Is this normal with an infection?
No: Your liver enzymes should not generally be elevated from an infection, unless the infection is because of a hepatitis virus. Also, if you've been receiving antibiotics, some of them can cause liver enzymes abnormalities. Once you are completely treated you should have them retested. If they are still elevated, then further investigation is indicated to find out why. ...Read more
I have unexplained moderate enlargement of liver and spleen. I've also had severe lymphodema in my left lower leg for 3 years?
You need a diagnosis: See a doctor or health professional right away. ...Read more
I'm 30. been having a stronger reaction to alcohol lately. More dehydrated, achy legs, gastro issues. Causes? Liver problems? Do I need to see gastro?
70 yrs old male mostly sleepy, very little hunger, weakness in legs and in general feeling week. Could it be related to some liver disorder?
Multiple factors: Never ignore these symptoms. I strongly advise immediate medical evaluation at your local physician or UC clinic. This can be related to many different medical conditions. ...Read more
Hello, my dad had liver resectioning surgery, doctors let him go home his tummy was swallen, after one week his legs become swallen (painless)?
Call surgeon: Your father was given specific written instructions about his post op care. When a complication arises you contact the surgeon. There are instructions on how to do this on the written instructions! ...Read more
My client has liver cancer and is leaking fluid from both legs I have prop them up and put towels on the floor to catch the fluid so either of us won'?
I think I have liver spot's on my feet but it's traveling up to my knees on both of my legs what should I do?
I see Spots...: Liver spots can appear in older people normally. There are other associated conditions that could account for their appearance. Included are the vascular and lymphatic systems as well as some metabolic conditions. You need to be evaluated by your family physician and then referred to the appropriate specialist. ...Read more
Generally how long would a man live from liver disease once his body fills with fluid in feet, legs, stomach & chest?
Variable: It is obviously highly dependent on many factors, and sometimes people can have good and bad days/weeks/months. Could be days or could be years. See you doctor to find out more. ...Read more
I'm waitin to see doc for scan on my liver and my legs r itching that bad that they r bruising is this anything to do with my liver?
May be liver problem: The liver has been functions such as producing proteins, blood clotting factors, modulating your blood glucose and excreting bilirubin. If you have liver dysfunction, there can be a variety of symptoms. Itching can result if you have liver dysfunction and a high bilirubin level. Bile salts can deposit in the skin resulting in itching, though the mechanism is unclear. Bruising is also related. ...Read more
I have antaxia gate and had a stroke my muscles are painfull back and legs nerves all over numb I also have liver cerocis will this kill me?
I have stage 4 liver cancer, I have been having pain in my right side for several days and cronic fatigue, today I am having pain in my legs.?
See your doc: Stage 4 cancer can spread to many places in the body. Sometimes it causes pain directly, and other times it causes referred pain. The pain in your right side is likely direct pain, but the pain in your legs could be from tumor pressing on nerves in your back or spine. Blood clots can form in your legs, too, and this may cause pain. Either way, your pain can be treated, so see your doc! ...Read more
Husband has very active hep c infection, inflamed liver, don't know anything else yet, could that be the cause of severe fluid retention in legs?
Sister nearly died of liver failure in 2008. She is a pain pill junkie. Still a pain med addict. Now has swollen legs, big liver, lft=bad. Liver fail?
She needs help: Jaundice in the setting of chronic liver disease is serious stuff. Either there has been an acute insult to an already compromised liver, or liver failure is progressing. Cholestasis associated with jaundice may mean a blocked bile duct, altered blood flow to ;/or away from the liver, or worsening liver disease. In all cases, she needs medical attention soon, ; to steer clear of drugs ; alcohol. ...Read more
My husband spent 8 days in the hospital for blood clot in his leg. While there he went through severe dts from alcohol. He was told his liver is enlar?
Question?: Unclear about your question. Dependence on alcohol -- addiction, alcohollsm -- can mean DT's when it is stopped. Treatment in a hospital is often required. Enlarged liver is a common problem with alcoholism. I hope you are encouraging him to get treatment for his drinking, to maintain his sobriety. Consider AA, and for yourself, consider Al-Anon. ...Read more
My wife suffers from liver disease and itches real bad on her hands, feet and lower legs. What remedies do you recommend?
I was diagnosed with incidental fatty liver caused by high triglycerides. I've been getting nightly muscles twitches in both legs. Could it be related?
Severe itching on legs, bring blood to surface when scratcnow developed rash on hips. 22weeks pregnant and had blood work for liver problem negative?
They say with liver failure you lose weight from your arms and legs not the belly cause lost weight from the belly the say might be acute true or not?
Very complicated, 4th stage colon cancer metastized to liver. Legs and privates privates very swollen constipated x 7 days?
Edema?: The swelling you mention could be related to accumulation of fluid, which tends to collect in gravity-dependent parts of the body. If the liver starts to malfunction, our levels of serum proteins decrease, which leads to fluid leaving the bloodstream and entering other parts of the body, like the legs and such. If this is new, you need to be seen for some blood testing. ...Read more