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Can anything else mimic hepatic encephalopathy? liver tests came back with no cirrhosis? former drinker, quit a month ago
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
Fatty Liver/Liver disease cause encephalopathy and brain swelling person is also unresponsive. What are the chances of survival?
How long does a person have to live when diagnosed with severe liver failure and hepatic encephalopathy?
How long can a person with cirrhosis of the liver and mild hepatic encephalopathy live if transplant is not an option ?
How long can a person with cirrhosis of the liver and mild hepatic encephalopathy live if transplant is not an option due to advanced age (80 yrs)?
Depends on MELD: Difficult to estimate survival in patients with cirrhosis until their meld or child's score becomes elevated. If one's meld score is high, mortality in the next 3months is high. Otherwise it is very difficult to predict. Follow closely with your physician so that symptoms of cirrhosis can be managed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can liver disease present with only hepatic encephalopathy, with normal bloodwork and no other symptoms or is this something else possibly?
Encephalopathy: It would be inordinately unusual to develop hepatic encephalopathy with "normal bloodwork", but without knowing what tests to which you are referring it is difficult to answer this question intelligently. It does sound like something entirely different may be going on. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My aunts been diagnosed with chronic liver disease, she's in hepatic encephalopathy, she's also having 4.6 creatinine, what could be the cause?
Liver failure: Hepatic encephalopathy usually means that your liver is not functioning properly. This tends to be one of the later symptoms of liver failure. If left untreated, liver failure will ultimately cause death. Some patients are candidates for liver transplantation which can be very effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there different levels of hepatic encephalopathy? Is the condition reversible if liver transplant is ruled out?
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