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What is the first line treatment for liver inflammation due to psoriasis or PsA?

What is the first line treatment for liver inflammation due to psoriasis or PsA?

Evaluate first: Liver inflammation is not common with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis though inflammatory conditions can occur together. Before assuming that the liver inflammation is related, I would first rule out fatty liver, viral hepatitis, etc. Then, and only then can a treatment plan be decided. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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What is fatty liver inflammation and its treatment?

What is fatty liver inflammation and its treatment?

Inflammation: Fat deposition in the liver with associated inflammation and fibrosis. If not from alcohol, treatment options include weight loss and vitamin e. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat liver inflammation? How good are the treatments?

What can you do to treat liver inflammation?  How good are the treatments?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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What can be done for liver inflammation?

What can be done for liver inflammation?

Stop the cause: Liver inflammation is associated with so many things, from alcohol, to viral infections, to inherited diseases, to having diabetes. Therefore, knowing what is causing it, can then be eliminated or decreased to treat it. Is it related to alchol? Stop or decrease drinking? If you have an infection, they should be treated. Hereditary diseases are more challenging to manage. ...Read more

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What foods to avoid if you already have liver inflammation?

What foods to avoid if you already have liver inflammation?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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Explain the condition called liver inflammation.?

Explain the condition called liver inflammation.?

Hepatitis: Inflammation of the liver is called hepatitis and there are many causes: alcohol, drugs / medications, viral infections (hepatitis a, b, c), autoimmune disorders (autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis), and metabolic disorders (non-alcoholic fatty liver dz, wilson dz, hemochromatosis, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Important to see a hepatologist. ...Read more

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What are the other causes of liver inflammation besides too much beer?

What are the other causes of liver inflammation besides too much beer?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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How can I reduce liver inflammation due to nafl?

How can I reduce liver inflammation due to nafl?

Lose weight: Diet and exercise are paramount. If you are diabetic, control you sugar. Control your cholesterol. ...Read more

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Can long term use of sint john's worth/for depression/ cause liver inflammation in some way?

Can long term use of sint john's worth/for depression/ cause liver inflammation in some way?

1 reported case: I agree with dr. Kwok that st. John's wort is generally safe, and that it can alter metabolism of other drugs being taken. There are rare reports of liver toxicity with it, usually when used along with other medicines that can affect liver function. Such as: http://tinyurl.Com/9g42dq3 the authors focus on the "wort" but this may not be appropriate. For more info: http://tinyurl.Com/8czuogt. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more