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Liver Mildly Enlarged From Hepatitis
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
Mri abdomen - mildly enlarged spleen and liver ? Is this serious. My AST is high and ALT high . No hepatits , no alcholol , just bloating
How can I self examine myself to see if my liver is enlarged... I'm 19, and I'm scared I might have hepatitis ?
Not possible: Sorry, but there is an abdominal muscle reflex that makes it highly unlikely that you will be able to feel your own liver. I do applaud the effort, though. Hepatitis will cause liver damage. If symptomatic, you may notice yellowing of the skin and mucus membranes, abdominal pain and maybe water retention or poor blood clotting. A blood test is required for diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High sugar 6.9 at gtt bloodsindicate high iron in liver no hepatitis or haemachromatosis u/s shows enlarged fatty liver. Should i be concerned?
Numerous: Not always. Multiple other reasons including blood disorder. Cirrhosis of the liver again that could be alcohol induced or other medical reason induced. Essentially multiple reasons key one is blood disorder. Seeing a hematologist is the key as underlying possibilities r numerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In childhood had liver enlargement(a hepatitis maybe).yesterday ate too many limons and liver aches as if enlarged.does it harm my 7 weeks fetus?
Fetus: Eating lemons should have no effect on your fetus ...Read more
Is it poss. for a female to have their liver enlarged at 19.5cm and nothing be wrong? Never had this b4 itShowed on CT Not a drinker. No hepatitis.
Yes: It is possible....there are normal anatomic variations. One(called riedels lobe) is an elongated right hepatic lobe(the right lobe is the one usually measured). Talk to your doctor to see if this is indeed the case. ...Read more
What cause my baby liver enlargement? He is not jaundice and nor hepatitis after he done the blood test but the aspartate transaminase 191.8u/l.
Check out rhis link : Take care and god bless u! http://www.Rightdiagnosis.Com/sym/enlarged_liver_in_children.Htm. ...Read more
Boyfriend has scarring on liver, got ultrasound, spleen enlarged, liver smaller than usual, enzyme levels normal, negative for Wilson's, hepatitis, copper, iron, etc. Has a ct scan this week, pain by liver, whats the likelihood it's stage 4?
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On ultrasound study, my liver appears enlarged in size and parenchyma shows increased echo patterns. Porta hepatis is normal. Is something wrong?
I have autoimmune hepititas,cirohiss enlarged liver&spleen. itching coming back I stay nauseous,pain steady what can I do pain med nt working?
Pain specialist: Is what you need Mme, given your condition, wish you wellness ...Read more
Inflammation: The causes of hepatitis are several, but i'm assuming you mean to discuss viral hepatitis. By constantly causing inflammation to the liver, the liver eventually loses its ability to regenerate quickly, and starts to become fibrotic, and then cirrhotic, which decreases its function. Eventually, this may lead to the risk of liver cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: Are available such as lamivudine, helps era, etc. Depends on your viral load beset a hepatologist. ...Read more
If I had hepatitis a when young and get another hepatitis later, will my liver be able to handle it and heal?
It should: Hepatitis a is a self limited disease meaning that your liver was infected and cleared the virus without any long-lasting bad effects. A second liver virus should be infecting a healthy liver. That being said, acute hepatitis b or c can be very dangerous (more b then c). I actually worry more about the other scenario, a pt with hep b or c getting hep a later in life. These pts need vaccinations! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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