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Liver And Bruising
Andrographis paniculata safety, contraindications, interactions -- liver, blood clotting/bruising, constipation/diarrhea?
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
What kind of liver problem has easy bruising as a symptom and possible weight gain, my ANA is 1:640 and negative for hep and thyroid? I don't drink.
Rdw going up 15.2 mvp 7.6 mchc low also? Could this be due to fatty liver? Could this cause easy bruising WBC was normal
Easy bruising liver enz.Keep going up. Ast 77 ALT 142. Also gallbladder bad . Mchc 32.6 RDW 15.2 mvp 7.4 mild diffuse fatty liver is it getting worse?
Brusing and liver: You need to have some evaluation in pertain to your elevation of liver number. Go to see your md for work-up. Things like hepatitis panel, and sonogram of the liver and spleen - should be done. Easy bruising can be related and can be caused by liver problems. Avoid medicine that can make liver condition worse, avoid alcohol. If easy bruising is not associated to liver problem- see a hematologist. ...Read more
The last 2 days I've been experiencing pain on my right sight around my liver n gallbladder. It is swollen. There is now small bruise in that area.
Right sided abdomina: Liver and/or gall bladder problems would not cause a bruise to form on the abdominal wall unless there was marked pressure on this area during an examination. Is there a history of some injury to your right upper abdominal muscles? Nevertheless in view of your persistent symptoms, you should be examined by a physician who will order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a purple bruise on the right side of my abdomen, but very little pain. I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver in recent past. ?
Bruising: People do have bruises. It is normal. If you feel that your bruise is unusual, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I am 48 and was diagnosis last night with an enlarged liver-i was advised to see my dr. Monday. I have extensive bruising spreading all over my body. ?
Any: Abnormal bruising can be from problems in clotting cells (platelets), clotting factors (vitamin k, plasma proteins), iron deficiency, marrow problems. Chronic liver diseases of any cause, i.e. Infectious (viral hep), autoimmune, medication related, alcohol related, metabolic abnormalities (iron, copper diseases), others, can cause problems with clotting. Acute liver diseases inf., etc. Can do too. ...Read more
Diagnosed with mild fatty infiltration of liver in july 13 enzymes keep fluctuating and easy unexplained bruising does this mean cirrhosis?
Not necessarily: Mild fatty infiltration is common in patients who are overweight. High liver enzymes can be caused by many things, such as certain medications, infection (hepatitis), excessive alcohol use and other liver or biliary problems. Easy bruising can be caused by liver issues, certain medications and other hematologic conditons. Please see a doctor for evaluation and close followup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genetic liver : Liver cirrhosis from several causes can be associated with abnormalities in blood clotting and that can present with bleeding and bruising . No known genetic causes of liver disease as being passed from generation to generation . Some disease can be due unknown causes such as biliary sclerosis , biliary atresia , hemangioma of the liver, focal modular sclerosis, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. ...Read more
Why does clotting and excessive bruising occur in hepatocytes (liver cells) during alcohol abuse?
Can you tell me if throughout alcohol abuse, why does clotting and excessive bruising occur when alcohol damages hepatocytes (liver cells)?
Alcohol: affects multiple organ systems, not just the liver. To your question, though, fibrinogen and other clotting factors are produced in the liver. Alcohol interferes with their production and activity in various ways, to the effect that alchol has both a procoagulant(which would increase clotting) and anticoagulant(the opposite) effects. Whichever pathway dominates will determine the net effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alt 142 ast77 diagnosed mild fatty liver infiltration in july could cirrhosis develop this quick? Easy unexplained bruising to all other blood work ok
Im 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 fatty liver non alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver. l have purple bruises on my back & l am wonderin could they be the reason for them?
They might be: Cirrhosis can result in enlargement of the spleen, which traps platelets, as well as damaging the ability of the liver to make clotting factors, and both of those can result in easy and pathological bruising. Not sure why you are on both Zoloft (sertraline) and Prozac, and wonder why you aren't on beta blockers to prevent variceal bleeding. Talk to your doctor about being on 2 SSRIs and about beta blockers. ...Read more
Inlaw has got bruises all over him. Doctor said it's eczema under skin and they have diagnosed him with liver problem. He has high bp.How bad is it?
Complex issue: This is a complex issue in patient with multiple medical problems and we don't have all relevant data about his medical status, age and history to answer your question properly. Severe eczema can present with bruises as well as severe liver disease. Simply being old also has skin bruises. Please discuss with a local physician. ...Read more
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