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What is sclerosis of the liver? Is it serious?

What is sclerosis of the liver? Is it serious?

Sclerosing cholangit: Sclerosing cholangitis: recurrent stricturing and scar tissue within the bile ducts (plumbing that drains bile from the liver) leading to recurrent infections in the liver. It can be associated with ulcerative colitis. It is a risk factor for cancer of the bile ducts. It can be serious and should be managed by a liver specialist. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

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


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Can any doc tell me what's sclerosis of the liver and how can you live with it?

Can any doc tell me what's sclerosis of the liver and how can you live with it?

Please clarify: there's cirrhosis of the liver, which is end stage liver disease, advanced scarring. there's also an autoimmune liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis. happy to provide more details regarding either. ...Read more

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Can lesion on liver be multiple sclerosis?

Can lesion on liver be multiple sclerosis?

Not at all: MS is an inflammatory disease of the brain, spinal cord, and eye, and does not directly affect internal organs. The liver lesion needs diagnosis, and is NOT caused by MS ...Read more

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Dos anyone know how to relieve extreme pain from sclerosis of liver?

Dos anyone know how to relieve extreme pain from sclerosis of liver?

Complex: This is a complicated queation that deserves a detailed histoey and physical by a pain specialist. See your md amd/or get a rwferral. ...Read more

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I have multiple sclerosis and during a routine MRI of my t-spine the MRI happened to pick up a t2 hyperintense lesion on my liver. ?

I have multiple sclerosis and during a routine MRI of my t-spine the MRI happened to pick up a t2 hyperintense lesion on my liver.  ?

MS & liver spot: It is common for tests to pick up things we did not know about, and sometimes this helps us. In this case, the significance of this is not clear. MS does not cause changes like this on the liver. It is likely a liver specialist would think this is benign, but we should leave it to them to decide. ...Read more

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Should i ask my doctor about liver damage? Bloated tummy, sore muscles, upper abdomen tired all the time but also have multiple sclerosis.

Should i ask my doctor about liver damage? Bloated tummy, sore muscles, upper abdomen tired all the time but also have multiple sclerosis.

Yes, see doctor: If you have MS, you are advised to get it medicated. You do NOT list any such item. You need to have a primary care physician assess your symptoms and uncover causation. ...Read more

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It feelslike my rib is poking my liver it hurts and burns ihave sclosis in my back where ribs connected could it damage my liver?

It feelslike my rib is poking my liver it hurts and burns ihave sclosis in my back where ribs  connected could it damage my liver?

A pinched nerve : What you are likely feeling is a pinched nerve which could be due to your scoliosis causing impingement on the nerve that gives you sensory information from your liver area. I would recommend seeing a pain management specialist who can determine if that is the case. Best wishes for a full recovery. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about multiple sclerosis? How serious is it?

What do I need to know about multiple sclerosis? How serious is it?

Quite variable: The course of MS can be quite variable. In a small number of cases the disease seems to "burn itself out." ...Read more

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What do I need to know about multiple sclerosis? How serious is it?

What do I need to know about multiple sclerosis? How serious is it?

If MS diagnosed: MS is a treatable and controllable disease in 2014 with 13 available meds. It is an autoimmune attack on the brain, spinal cord, and eyes, starting in late 20's, early 30's, and commonly associated with attacks or relapses. Occurs in genetically susceptible folks with environment playing a role. You should work with neurologist and use potent med, plus vitamin D supplements. ...Read more

Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more