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What can help the liver damage?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Remove insult

It is difficult to help liver damage, other than removing the insulting agent wether that be a toxin (drug or alcohol) or virus.
Vit e has shown some benefit in helping damage done with fatty liver disease, however there is new concern about increasing prostate cancer risk with its use. No herbal medication has consistently proven any benefit.

In brief: Remove insult

It is difficult to help liver damage, other than removing the insulting agent wether that be a toxin (drug or alcohol) or virus.
Vit e has shown some benefit in helping damage done with fatty liver disease, however there is new concern about increasing prostate cancer risk with its use. No herbal medication has consistently proven any benefit.
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Douglas McNeill
Family Medicine

In brief: Know the cause

Reducing liver damage depends on removing the insult whenever possible.
If you drink alcohol, stop. If you are heavy, lose weight. If you have chronic infection (hepatitis b or c), discuss medication with your doctor. What to do depends on what caused the problem in the first place.

In brief: Know the cause

Reducing liver damage depends on removing the insult whenever possible.
If you drink alcohol, stop. If you are heavy, lose weight. If you have chronic infection (hepatitis b or c), discuss medication with your doctor. What to do depends on what caused the problem in the first place.
Dr. Douglas McNeill
Dr. Douglas McNeill
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Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine

In brief: Multiple causes

There are many causes of liver damage.
Excess alcohol use is a major cause. Hepatitis and abnormal iron storage can also be the reason. Fat storage in the liver may be a problem if it becomes extensive. Autoimmune diseaes is also a possibility. If you have abnormal liver tests or suspect a problem, you should discuss the situation with your doctor now.

In brief: Multiple causes

There are many causes of liver damage.
Excess alcohol use is a major cause. Hepatitis and abnormal iron storage can also be the reason. Fat storage in the liver may be a problem if it becomes extensive. Autoimmune diseaes is also a possibility. If you have abnormal liver tests or suspect a problem, you should discuss the situation with your doctor now.
Dr. Peter Corrado
Dr. Peter Corrado
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