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Liver Disease And Tylenol
I have liver disease from overdosing on Tylenol (not treated) benadryl and xanax in teen years, how is this treated/managed?
More informaton: There are blood tests that can indicate liver damage. This information would be needed. Benadryl and Xanax would be unlikely to contribute to liver damage. Tylenol might, but it would depend on the dose. You need medical verification of liver damage; and then the question of treatment can be addressed. ...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
Am i starting to get liver disease? Hello. I feel short on breath. My whole chest has stabbing pains, which feel like my hearts giving out. Every night, i take 4 tylenol pm's, 2 (200 mg) ibuprofen tablets, and a trazadone. Is this bad? It hurts. I don't k
What kind hepatitis?: "hepatitis" means inflammation of liver--due to viral infection (cytomegalovirus, epstein-barr virus, a, b, c, d, etc), familial diseases (hemochromatosis, wilson's, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, etc), infiltrative disease (steatohepatitis from fatty liver, granulomatous hepatitis, foreign body reaction), toxic (alcoholic, tylenol), ischemic, congestive, pregnancy-related, etc. Cause determines ...Read more
Liver Diseases: This is a good question. The common causes of liver disease are 1. Fatty infiltrates from obesity and excess sugars 2. Infection, most commonly with hepatitis b and c. 3. Toxic side effects of prescription and non-prescription medications (especially tylenol). Hope that helps. ...Read more
What sort of liver diseases can cause fluctuating ALT levels from mild elevation to normal over 3 weeks? (alt 42, 57, 28)
Its the Tylenol: Most hydrocodone products are paired with tylenol (acetaminophen) and this is toxic to your liver in large amounts. Having said that, a sick liver may not process the narcotic as well as a healthy liver which may cause dosing problems. Speak with your doctor and if your liver fxn is worsening try pain meds without the tylenol component or other interventions for the pain. ...Read more
Can a liver biopsy miss cirrhosis or alcohol liver disease?? Mine showed no fibrosis but mild steatosis
Unlikely: Cirrhosis affects the whole liver and a biopsy is unlikely to miss the lesion. Steatosis is one manifestation of alcoholic liver disease. If there is any concern about liver disease, you should not use alcohol, or Tylenol. If you are overweight, lose weight. Take vaccination for hepatitis A and B. ...Read more
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