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Liver Disease And Skin Problems
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
I have Lyme & liver disease. Trying to get on disability but I live new jersey & having a lot of problems. Been bedridden 4months. Please need help
Need a doctor : You need a personal doctor. Remember, healthtap is here for advice, but we can't, and shouldn't, treat patients directly or get involved in medico legal cases on this forum. As a practical matter, only a face to face evaluation is acceptable. Look around here- some of the docs may be in your area and able to see you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I really want my skin to brightened, but my family has a history of liver disease.is it safe for me to use gluta pills?
Why are my nails so white? I've searched this & it talked about liver disease, i'm pretty certain i don't have any liver problems.
Anemia: The more anemic you are, the more pale your nails are. ...Read more
I have fatty liver disease. Is having lighter patches of skin on your face apart of the side effects of this disease? What are other effects of it?
Whether any of the liver disease will show symptoms like "small skin coloured bumps in penis" and "white colored tongue" ?
Liver Disease ; Skin: When liver failure occurs, the skin acts as a major indicator, as one of the most common signs of liver failure is the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by a condition known as jaundice, which can also cause the skin to become itchier. In addition, bruising and the appearance of minor scrapes and cuts that bleed excessively are often indicators of liver failure. ...Read more
Liver disease: The CT scan without contrast will reveal cysts, masses, liver size and heterogeneity vs homogeneity of liver parenchyma (scar or inflammation). Adding contrast allows vascular structures to "light up" and this would indicate tumor or hemangioma. Also, texture of liver is better pictured with contrast - to determine scar or inflammation. ...Read more
Is having some breathing problems associated with fatty liver disease? I have moments were I have 2 take a deep breath because I lose my breath.
I have some kind of brown spots on dorsal surface of my feet .I have liver problem and obese too.Is these spots are related to liver disease?
Unsure: I would let a doctor look at them as they could be a few different things. ...Read more
3 mos mortality risk: Used to prioritize allocation of deceased donor organs for liver transplantation. Meld is a prospectively developed and validated chronic liver disease severity scoring system that uses a patient's laboratory values for serum bilirubin, serum creatinine, and the international normalized ratio for prothrombin time (inr) to predict survival. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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