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Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
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Liver Dysfunction (Overview)

Liver dysfunction is a clinical finding in which the liver is temporarily or permanently damaged resulting in a loss of ability to perform normal functions such as filter toxins from the blood and aid in digestion and metabolism of nutrients.


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What can cause liver dysfunction and a high red blood cell count?

What can cause liver dysfunction and a high red blood cell count?

Liver & polycythemia: Liver dysfunction and erythrocytosis can be seen with serious conditions like hemochromatosis (where the body absorbs and retains too much iron), polycythemia vera (where the bone marrow makes too many cells - red, white, & platelets), and liver tumors (both benign & malignant). A henatologist should always be consulted in cases like this so that an accurate and timely diagnosis can be made. ...Read more

Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
54 doctors shared insights

Liver Dysfunction (Overview)

Liver dysfunction is a clinical finding in which the liver is temporarily or permanently damaged resulting in a loss of ability to perform normal functions such as filter toxins from the blood and aid in digestion and metabolism of nutrients.


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What is a preferred diet for a marginal liver dysfunction and why?

What is a preferred diet for a marginal liver dysfunction and why?

New recommendations: There is a wonderful medical documentary on netflix or hulu called forks over knives. This shows the why. Engine 2 diet explains the how. Also on netflix. ...Read more

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What is the recommended diet for a mild liver dysfunction with slight rise in bilirubin level?

What is the recommended diet for a mild liver dysfunction with slight rise in bilirubin level?

Avoid alcohol and: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) after that need to determine the cause of liver injury to choose treatment. A usual balanced diet is generally adequate for healing of liver. ...Read more

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Liver dysfunction and fungal nail! how to get rid of it! thanks!?

Liver dysfunction and fungal nail! how to get rid of it! thanks!?

Laser: If you have liver problems so that you can't take oral antifungal agents, laser is likely your best option. ...Read more

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How would liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

How would liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

Liver makes clotting: The liver makes most of the proteins that make blood clot. Thus dysfunction of the liver results in deficiency of many clotting proteins leading to bleeding tendency. Another reason is that the liver converts inactive form of some of the clotting factors to active forms with the help of vitamin k. The liver dysfunction can not make this conversion fully, and thus bleeding tendency. ...Read more

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Is fat to be totally avoided in diet by the patients with mild liver dysfunction ?

Consider this : Fat should avoided in most patients for overall health but especially so in patient with mild liver dysfunction. Recommended viewing on hulu or netflix is forks over knives. ...Read more

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What is a preferred diet for a marginal liver dysfunction and why?

New recommendations: There is a wonderful medical documentary on netflix or hulu called forks over knives. This shows the why. Engine 2 diet explains the how. Also on netflix. ...Read more

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Will any one please suggest a diet for a 50yo with mild liver dysfunction?

Will any one please suggest a diet for a 50yo with mild liver dysfunction?

New recommendations: There is a wonderful medical documentary on netflix or hulu called forks over knives. This shows the why. Engine 2 diet explains the how. Also on netflix. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Liver (Definition)

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