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Liver Derivative Complex Medication
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
Hepatitis B, right?: If you're a chronic carrier, it's wise to get under the care of a specialist who can keep it at bay, though right now it's not curable. No over-the-counter stuff will help. Forget 'pop claims'; even milk thistle won't cure you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Although tylenol (acetaminophen) is a liver toxin at large dosages, it is generally considered safe if you limited to 3 to 4 g per day. The anti-inflammatory medicines such as Motrin only rarely have an effect on the liver and are considered safe f to deliver. Omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil (not flax or vegetable sources) can be potent anti-inflammatories, but they take 2 to 3 months. Dose is 1200mg. ...Read more
Could be; many cause: Don't know anything about you, your history, meds, other factors. See your doc. ...Read more
I take several different medications and im scared that they are destroying my liver, but it can cause even more damage if i stop taking them. Help?
Blood tests: You definitely want to catch damage before there are any signs of damage. Thus anyone prescribing medication that can be harmful to the liver will recommend regular blood testing to watch for any liver troubles. ...Read more
What's causing pain?: The liver itself has no pain fibers, as true with brain--either can be sliced with a surgical tool and no pain. The capsule or linings of each organ has pain fibers. Unlikely to have 'liver pain' unless something is irritating the lining. So, find out what's causing the pain, and how to stop it will become clear. Try the following: stop-if ingesting-alcohol, coffee, hot/spicy foods, Aspirin drugs. ...Read more
Should be aware.: Liver cells regenerating all the time. Your doc should worry about your medications as it is generally too technical for the lay person to predict liver toxicity and drug / drug interactions. You should listen to them. Be honest about alcohol use and your history of any liver disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask pharmacist: Although there are some medications that significantly challenge the liver, most don't even though they are detoxified (broken down for removal from the body) by the liver. Others are removed by the kidneys. Pharmacist and physicians have best resources but docs have more clinical experience to know which are most likely to precipitate a liver problem ...Read more
Does cysts in the liver cause major medical problems? Is there a medication to resolve the cysts?
Usually benign: Cysts are usually benign and don't cause any problems. However, sometimes they become so large tha they press on other organs and cause pain. In this situation, they may require treatment (drainage, etc.). There are no mediations which have proven to resolve the cysts. Patients with genetic causes of cysts (polycystic liver) should be followed by a physician. ...Read more
What happens if diagnosed with liver cirhossis, how long can a person live even when on proper medication?
Depends.: Generally, depending on the cause of liver cirrhosis, life expectancy from the time it is diagnosed and treated will vary between 21 to 24 years , depending on the presence of other cop-morbid illnesses and how intensive the treatment is. ...Read more
Is it safe to stop taking my pain medication for a few days to give my liver a break. Its hard but I don't want to be adicted. ?
Liver break: Please consult with your md as to the advisability of altering your pain medication doses. It is unlikely that taking a 2 day break will significantly protect your liver. It may not afford any less risk of them becoming addictive either. Consider alternative pain meds that can be taken as needed or have less risk of habituation (addiction). ...Read more
No: There are no therapies proven to improve cirrhosis. There are many therapies available to improve and control symptoms. If you have infectious hepatitis, treatment for this may improve disease a bit. ...Read more
It is harmless!: Liver cysts are rarely symptomatic. Since they are benign they rarely require treatment. If it becomes very large and causes symptoms, then surgical intervention may be needed but it must be done with due caution and avoided as long as possible. ...Read more
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