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Mcrc patient . Bilirubin rising as
Other liver tests are okay .will this lead to liver failure ? No blockage seen
Are you on Stivarga?: I found "Interrupt and then reduce or discontinue STIVARGA for hepatotoxicity as manifested by elevated liver function tests ...." and "...Monitor liver function tests weekly in patients experiencing elevated liver function tests until improvement to less than 3 times the upper limit of normal (ULN) or baseline values." You are above 3 times normal. Reduce or stop. call your PCP re liver failure ...Read more
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
How fast would biliary duct blockage progress if not treated? And would dr be able to palpate the liver, would urine show something.
Bilirubin increasing with liver metastses . No bile duct blockage . All
Other liver tests are normal . What am this exactly mean ?
Bilirubin: Elevated bilirubin can result from two main sources-- breakdown of hemoglobin (from red cells) and blockage of normal secretion from the liver (obstruction of a bile duct.) These two sources are distinguishable in blood (bound vs. unbound.) But liver mets may produce blockage of small ducts and elevate bili w/o blocking main ducts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bilirubin is increasing alot . Metastic liver cancer . Other liver function tests appear normal . What is going on ? No bile duct blockage . Is liver failing ?
Pancreatic cancer. Whipple. Chemo 7 months. Tumors in pancreas and liver. Recent blood clot. Pain. New intestinal blockage. Is my body shutting down?
Difficult disease: Some blockages are due to scar tissue inside the abdomen (called adhesions), and other blockages are due to cancer growth. A CT scan may be able to tell the difference between the 2. If the blockage is cancer-related, then it may be time to think about a different chemotherapy regimen. But if it's just adhensions, then sometimes an operation helps. Talk to your doctor to investigate further ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have elevated enzymes over 900 with low blood pressure and a blockage in the liver? What causes it and could this damage the liver even more?
Not necessarily. : Chronic mesenteric ischemia is a condition where the "guts" do not have enough circulation in order to digest food properly. This causes pain after eating and can lead to weight loss. It can be a very serious condition that can require a procedure or surgery. However, the body is amazingly redundant. Most people have to experience complete or near complete blockage in two of the three main arteries to experience these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have gallbladder disease, is it possible to have bike duct blockage from a stone with only mild pain on upper right side?
Rdw is 14.4 what is this? Bilirubin is 1.55 are these related? Gallbladder function 17% CT scan showed no blockage or stones.Can i still have stones?
Bile duct problems?: Rdw - red cell distribution width, has been suggested to be a marker to distinguish benign from cancerous bile duct lesions. Your level is below the threshold for malignancy (14.8%), but more importantly is that your ct scan did not show blockage, but ct is not good for stones, us is better. Other liver function tests can be helpful, as well as determining if the slightly elevated bill is benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ileal blockage: If you have a ileal blockage you probably should be in the hospital. Is it the underlying problem? Crohns not enough information to give a good advice. ...Read more
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