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Liver Specialist In Malaysia
9 in HealthTap!: Healthtap lists nine identified hepatologists in the phoenix/scottsdale area. I've forwarded your request to each of them. You're in luck--take your pick! ...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
I have liver lesions but don't know what it is and in the process of seing a specialist. I want to try "chaga mushroom" suplement. Is it safe?
Don't.: Not a good idea. Although chaga may be "safe." it has no place in the diagnosis, evaluation or treatment of your liver lesions. ...Read more
Is there a name for a person who treats diseases of the liver? That is, what sort of specialist should a patient consult if there is a hepatic dysfunction of some sort?
Can any chest specialist tell relation between how chest pain daily morning from 3months and fatty liver linked together????????
Raised ALT of 141 and still rising should I be worried. I have been referred to liver disease specialist. I am not a drinker either?
A health specialist told me cod liver oil oxidises so if ones digestion isn't good then they shouldn't take it, is it true?
Cod Liver Oil: Read this about the benefits of clo==>http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1040-cod%20liver%20oil. Aspx? Activeingredientid=1040&activeingredientname=cod%20liver%20oil. You will note that if you are taking any number of listed meds, interactions can occur. Without knowing more about your "digestion, " it is hard to advise you, but there are other ways to get omega-3s besides clo. ...Read more
What can ido if bloodwork shows marked polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia?? I don't have apt with liver specialist until june...
Best thing to do is-: Nothing until you have a diagnosis. Polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia is non specific and simply indicates the immune system is activated. This is normal with many infectious and inflammatory diseases. It does not need to be treated per se and bears little relationship to the severity of the underlying disease. It will resolve when the underlying disease resolves. ...Read more
Once a health specialist told me cod liver oil oxidises if ones digestion isn't good then they shdnt take it, please can u explain what's oxidisatio?
Fatty tissue found on live found via ultrasound at ER on tuesday, enlarged liver and no health insurance. Can I wait to see a specialist?
Yes: I'd start with a good general physical and lab evaluation by a primary doctor. Steatosis, or fatty infiltration of the liver, can be seen in people who are overweight, are diabetic, or have high cholesterol/triglycerides. You may not need anything more than a weight loss program or management of your cholesterol. Start at the beginning, and don't panic. Good luck. ...Read more
Where or how can I force a biopsy to be done on my liver? Nqlu I have benn told over and over by some of the top liver specialists in the us that I need a liver biopsy to see if I have cholangietis, we have tried and have been able to get one done. My pcp t
Hello.: Hello. I am not sure that you can force a doctor to perform a biopsy. The doctor would need to see a clear medical indication and would also look at risk to benefit ratio. ...Read more
Sonogram shows fatty liver and gall polyps on 2 sonos 6 months apart. I don't drink much. Looking for liver specialist in nyc/li to see. Suggestions?
Best probiotic for ibs? Also do probiotics affect the liver for the good too? Alt^, no cause determined. ;extensive tests, waiting for specialist help.
"best" probiotics: Like all the newest, latest, and greatest highly touted "natural" medications, probiotics have become very popular. However, none have been shown in independent testing to be of any efficacy for a "normal" bowel, let alone one with inflammatory symptoms. You should first obtain a diagnosis--as "ibs" is not a diagnosis at all--rather than self medicating. Good luck. ...Read more
What would be one of the first things a GI specialist would do for patient who's liver enzymes are running around 120. I think it is ALT or albritium?
Liver is in Trouble: First the doctor would have you stop all products toxic to the liver. They would also test you for various infections and other things known to cause liver trouble. They should advise you to never use any product with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Acetaminophen again and to stop any alcohol you may be using. ...Read more
Have this continual bilious feeling. Went to clinic yesterday advised my liver not functioning well. Need to see a specialist. All doctors still on holiday including mine! Advised gall bladder issue.?
Gallbladder/liver: If having continued symptoms would go to ER (emergency room-hospital). May be gallstones, gallbladder inflammation or hepatitis which can be mild or serious depending on enzymes levels which we do not have In the ER if something acute needs to be done they can see that it will be done. They can do an ultrasound and blood work f/u/ w/ ER ...Read more
My liver enzymes have been running about 120. My doctor is considering sending me to a GI specialist what causes liver enzymes to run high?
Which enzymes: There are several different liver enzymes. From your post I can't tell which ones are elevated. However, there are many reasons for liver enzymes to go up. Some of the causes can be from infections, drugs (legal and illegal), cancer, alcohol use, etc. If your doctor recommends seeing a liver specialist, you should schedule an appointment with one. ...Read more
I have liver enzymes increasing for the past 3 years. ALT 57 AST 43. I don't drink alcohol, eat paleo, don't take medication. Should I see a specialist?
My father is 54 and has been diagnosed as having an inflammed pancreas, a fatty liver, and he has a golf ball sized mass in his kidney that is "dead" in the center. He is being advised to see a specialist in 3 weeks and go from there. Should he try to see
Symptoms?: Need more info. What are the symptoms he is having? Probably shouldn'tt wait 3 weeks to be seen if possible, and based on description probably needs to see a gastroenterologist and possibly nephrologist as well. What is being done to reduce the pancreatic inflammation in terms of diet and or medications or other treatments? ...Read more
Liver cyst 2.3cm by 2.2 CM on ultrasound before surgery remove tubes and ovaries and lots scar tissue should I see specialist?
Primary doctor: Liver cysts are a common occurrence and are routinely found on imaging studies. I assume this cyst was found incidentally? Most cysts are benign and do not require any further testing. Ask your primary doctor to review the characterization of the cyst and consider the need for further studies. ...Read more
I have had an enlarged liver&spleen for several months. Specialists trying to figure out why. Woke up this morn w/swollen feet. Should I call doctor?
Yes: This new symptom may help give a clue as to your issue with the enlarged liver and spleen. In addition it likely represents either leaky vessels from inflammation or excessive pressure in the veins of the body. Stop eating sodium and limit it's consumption. Avoid nsaids, motrin, aleve, (naproxen) naprosyn. Call your doctor for an appointment. Elevating the legs higher than your heart will help. ...Read more
Vomiting w/ sirs - low bp, high liver enz, WBC > 20, no fever or sepsis, high neut % - and often have high neut %, low lymph % on cbcs, should this be evaluated by specialist? If so, what type?
I'm 22 years old, and have a unilateral right varicocele. Ultrasound of abdomen showed no kidney anomalies. Should I pursue a specialist given my age?
Right varicocele: Varicocele is usually on the left side and not in the right. Isolated right varicocele requires further investigation. I recommend you see a urologist for proper exam. US is a good screening tool, but CT of abdomen and pelvis might be indicated to rule out intra abdominal pathology. ...Read more
I am 24. I have little pain in my testicles and lower abdomen from 4 days. Which specialist doc should I see. What might be the problem? Is it big?
Urologist: Although a urologist can provide the most information on your complaint, if you indeed have testicular pain that is persistent seeing an Emergency Room doctor is warranted. There are some life threatening issues that affect the testicles and it should be examined as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a pea sized hard painful lump just below my abdomen close to my pubic bone on the right side. What kind of specialist should I see? Urologist?
Dermatologist: Sounds like a skin issue, perhaps a cyst or ingrown hair. ...Read more
CT from ER shows something abnormal on abdomen muscle, 2 DRs say they can't tell what this is. What kind of specialist do I need to read CD and tell?
Abdominal muscle: You should follow up with a surgeon, and have them evaluate your abdomen. They would be most qualified to pin down what your abnormality is. The other specialist who would be helpful is a orthopedist., but surgeon would be my first choice. ...Read more
Female/73. Lump in upper left abdomen. Pain in upper abdomen, radiating to both shoulders. Is it lipoma? Which category of specialist should I see?
Start with your: Primary care physician. A lipoma is generally a superficial, soft, mass. Your physician can determine if a specialty evaluation is required based on examination findings. Take care. ...Read more
Ct scan shows mass of inflam. Beside ascending colon. Abdomen muscles very tight over area. What could it be? Which test/specialist to diagnose. Pain.
For high level in your liver. Not sure what the correct term is but its at 300+ what kind of specicialist should you visit? My cousin has a very high level of enzymes (alt\sgpt?) in her liver. The hospital she’s in is terrible so I'm trying to find her a
Hepatologist: In places where you cannot find a hepatologist, please find a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Please help! What is the name of the medical specialist (s) who deals with circulatory disorders?
Specialists: Vascular surgeons, cardiologists are the main two specialties associated with circulatory disorders. ...Read more
Excess = gain: Some types of foods are better than other--olive oil is better than corn oil or animal fats etc...3500cal =1 pound and so any diet that is more than what your body needs, will result in weihgt gain. If u burn more than you take in, u will lose wt. A nutritionist can help you figuring out your daily need and recommend change to you diet/activities accordingly. Keep well. Good luck. ...Read more