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Symptoms Of Acetaminophen Liver Damage
I took two different medicines that both contain Acetaminophen, should I be worried? It says it causes severe liver damage and I'm scared about that
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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
Blood test: Your doctor can do blood test to check for liver. ...Read more
I took about 8 pills of Tylenol over the last 24 hours (each capsule has 325 mg Acetaminophen), do I have to worry about liver damage?
This past week I have a taken acetaminophen with alcohol i believe 2 or 3 times. I have stopped after seeing it causes liver damage. Will i be ok?
What is a better drug for pain than hydrocodone/acetaminophen. Acetaminophen cause liver damage. Degenerative disc l3-5 andc3-5?
How much acetaminophen can you take before your liver shuts down/physical symptoms that will cause you to go to the hospital?
2,600 mg daily : Generally if you stay under a total dose of 2, 600 mg daily it will be safe. ...Read more
End-stage vs. Acute: In esld (end-stage liver disease), much of liver has been replaced by scarring & may not repair itself. Has higher risk of liver cancer. If compensated, asymptomatic; get symptoms if progressive disease +/- alcohol. In acute liver disease however, common complaints include: jaundice (yellow eyes, skin; dark urine, light stool), itching, liver enlargement & RUQ pain, ascites, fluid build-up, more. ...Read more
Can vary: Cirrhosis=stage 4 scarring of the liver. Complications like fluid build up in your abdominal cavity (ascites), confusion (hepatic encephalopathy), and liver cancer (hcc) as well as easy bruising, fatigue and jaundice on occasion (elevated bilirubin) can occur. You need to be followed by a liver doctor who can manage and control the above signs/symptoms once they develop (occur at different rates. ...Read more
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