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I think my husband may have hepatic encephalopathy. What can they do?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Treat liver

Treatment involves treating the underlying liver disease, treat other problems that can make the problem worse such as infection, and medications to lower ammonia levels, ammonia being one the the toxins the damaged liver does not handle well.

In brief: Treat liver

Treatment involves treating the underlying liver disease, treat other problems that can make the problem worse such as infection, and medications to lower ammonia levels, ammonia being one the the toxins the damaged liver does not handle well.
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