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Steroid Injections Causes Elevated Liver Functions
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 back, side, and abdomen pain believed to be from a possible lipoma on the rib we did an intercostal injection of steroid if 0 change then what?
My professor said that the addition of fluorine renders fluorinated steroids unable to be broken down by the liver. T or f?
Variable.: Fluorination of some molecules, including steroids, can block metabolism by liver enzymes in some cases, depending on the molecule, and where the fluorine atom is attached on that molecule. But most fluorinated steroids are applied topically; unless they are grossly over-used, not enough of the drug is absorbed into the bloodstream to make this a relevant issue in the real world. ...Read more
I have EBV caused elevated liver function, I gave myself a neurobian injection with b complex I feel worse can it cause more inflammation of the liver?
The initial: Impact of vitamin treatment is to make you feel worse. If you continue treatment you will feel better. It certainly does not do any harm. ...Read more
Prescribed Pulmicort flexhaler and told it is less taxing on liver, won't create bloating or hair growth. How is it different than other steroids?
58years, had liver cirrhosis in2006, I was put under steroids, have to continue steroids as per doctor for life, but I keep gaining weight due to the same?
See liver specialist:
Agree with dr. Abe; sounds like autoimmune hepatitis. Meds may be able to be adjusted. On 6mp (steroid sparing), Budesonide (steroid with fewer systemic effects)? Watching diet, weight as best you can> avoiding alcohol?
Liver specialist (hepatologist) may be able to help. ...Read more
I was "wired"+gi probs for 5weeks following epidural steroid inj, have an eight yr history of sertraline which inhibits liver enzymes, causation?
Side effects: Epidural steroid injections are very safe procedures but there are some common side effects that many patients experience. Steroid medications may cause change in mood as well as sleep disturbance, which is probably what you mean by "wired." over time, these symptoms should improve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
8 wks after csection still my whole body skin is so dry and itchy use sometimes steroid cream clobetasol Liver test came normal had epidural help plz?
What is the sign of acute rejection of transplanted liver? My surgery was done 3 weeks ago and I use 6 mg tacrolimus, 1 gr cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) and 10 Mg Steroid
Losing weight. On steroid for asthma. Hurt myself lifting boxes. Mild mid-abdomen rt side pain on exam. Dr said steroid will help it too. What's it?
Many things...: Elevated Liver function tests may occur for a variety of issues from Fatty infiltration (hepatic steatosis), viral illnesses such as the hepatitis viruses, Alcoholism, increased use of medications that metabolize through the liver (such as Acetaminophen), cirrhosis, biliary disease, tumors, gallbladder disease, etc, etc. Get an evaluation for the most likely cause of your LFT elevations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes liver functions to be elevated when you are a healthy person who does not drink ect.?
Many causes: The most common causes for elevated liver enzymes such as AST and alt in someone asymptomatic are drugs (many medications), chronic viral hepatitis, and fatty liver. Early liver disease is often asymptomatic and symptoms only arise after many years. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No and yes: There is not a direct connection, but there are associations between these findings. In rbc destructive processes the liver numbers are elevated, and in alcoholic liver disease the patient is usually anemic. ...Read more
Could not eating or drinking for 13 or 14 hours cause a elevated bilirubin test which was ->22.All other liver function tests ok and I look/feel fine.
So I got a hida scan my gallbladder isn't functioning recommended surgery my question is would this cause my blood work to show elevated liver emzymes?
HIDA Scan: If your HIDA scan showed poor gallbladder emptying, that doesn't necessarily mean you will have abnormal liver function tests. Your gallbladder isn't contracting very well, causing distention and pain. This doesn't effect bile flow from your liver. If there is associated inflammation (diagnosed by ultrasound), then there may be a slight elevation of some of your liver function tests. ...Read more
Sounds like: It could be an infection or a medication. Hard to say without the clinical context. ...Read more
How likely that minocycline 100 mg BID (1- 2015) & clindamycin cause elevated liver enzymes in hepatic function panel (7)&comp metabolic panel, past IV?
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