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  • Final Stages of Cirrhosis.

    hideaway3 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions April 23, 2014 07:41 PM

    Folks, I've read so many of your posts. It hits home in a hard way and my heart goes out to all of you. I, too, am in my final stage of Cirrhosis. I also vascillate between stage III and V, dialysis mode, stage of CKD (chronic kidney disease.) I can only tell you what my docs have done for me. I...

  • my dad has end stage serosis he was tapped lastweek and is already extreamly swollen.............

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions April 21, 2014 09:19 PM

    he was admitted into the er 1 1/2 weeks ago and they tapped him now not even 2 weeks later he has already swollen up again and his belly button is even pokeing out .. its like the doctors dont want to tell you anything .... im just wondering how much longer he...

  • I have a drain from my liver to remove pus from an abscess

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions March 19, 2014 07:49 PM

    I have an abscess on my liver. I have a drain put in to drain the pus. I've had it removed and put back in and now I'm afraid it may have moved again. Seems like a very ineffective way of treating if normal lifestyle moves it that easily. I am taking 2 different types of antibiotics. Spent a week...

  • Klebsiella pneum. liver abscess following cholecystectomy recurred 3 times.Gangrenous gallbladder.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions March 12, 2014 03:28 PM

    Am being treated jointly by surgeon and infectious disease M.D.s. Had lap cholecystectomy in June 2012. Gallbladder was gangrenous and I was in sepsis. Treated with Pipercillin/tazobactam. Discharged without antibiotics. Had first klebsiella pneumoniae abscess treated in December 2012 with...

  • end stage liver disease

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions January 27, 2014 05:28 PM

    I have end stage liver disease, for 5 years now, I have a lot of questions still, every doctor has a new approach

  • LFT results confusing even doctors

    faisal_hallian 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions November 14, 2013 08:01 AM

    hi My wife is 27 and is 16 weeks pregnant. we had her LFT done on 24th Oct and the levels came out to be high Gamma GT (269) SGPT(246) alkaline Phosphate (135). she was taking "Duphasten" at the time to sustain the pregnancy, which was recommended by her gaeynacologist. The physician told her to...

  • CT scan.. liver lesions and calcification

    Momo121587 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions November 11, 2013 03:49 PM

    I'm a 25 y.o. Female. A month ago I stated having breakthrough vaginal bleeding and saw a nurse practitioner to stop it. I was prescribed oral contraceptive and Bactrim for a uti. I returned a week later to finish my exam and she found microscopic blood in my urine. It def. Wasn't from a vaginal...

  • help understand CT scan.. liver calcification and lesions

    Momo121587 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions November 11, 2013 03:46 PM

    I'm a 25 y.o. Female. A month ago I stated having breakthrough vaginal bleeding and saw a nurse practitioner to stop it. I was prescribed oral contraceptive and Bactrim for a uti. I returned a week later to finish my exam and she found microscopic blood in my urine. It def. Wasn't from a vaginal...

  • Can Herbal Remedies Be Helpful For Liver Diseases?

    onlineherbs 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions September 25, 2013 09:06 AM

    The liver is one of the most important body organs required to break down harmful substances, nutrient synthesis and storage, remove waste products from the blood and moderate hormone levels in the body. If these liver functions got disturbed, you may end up with liver diseases such as...

  • Budd chiari

    iharaia 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions August 10, 2013 07:46 AM

    hi there my son is now 6yrs old when he was 1yrs old he had budd chiari sydrome sincethen he has through all sorts of tests he has had a liver transplant and 7months later he had budd chiari occur again how he lives with it has also had stent put in to hold his vein open thatstill block up today he...

  • Mycotoxin poisoning?

    margaret237 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions July 29, 2013 06:30 PM

    Hello, between September and January I have eaten popcorn, that turned out to be infected by mycotoxins – fumonisin B1 and B2. Since February I have hypersensitive skin – mechanical stimuli (touching, rubbing) make skin all over my body red and itchy. I also have foreign body sensation in throat...

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  • Liver Cirrhosis - YHK Treatment

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions April 15, 2013 12:43 AM

    Hi,My mother (56 years old) was diagnosed with decompensated liver cirrhosis in Sep'12. She was hospitalized for 3 weeks and then she is currently taking diuretics, lactulose medicine & low sodium diet. She has certainly improved but doctors are saying she has to undergo liver transplant as her...

  • Acute liver failure

    Sherrie1984 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions January 25, 2013 07:22 PM

    My ex took an overdose of Tylenol PM (around 40) then went to sleep. He woke up and was really sick (flu like symptoms) and went to the ER. He was diagnosed with Acute liver failure and was in the hospital for several days. I'm not sure exactly what they did to treat him. He was released and is...

  • Cholestasis during pregnancy

    Mommie0f2 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions December 27, 2012 05:54 AM

    I am currently 31 weeks with a surrogacy pregnancy. I am not the biological mother of this child I am carrying. the intended parents used a donors egg and fathers sperm. My question is about cholestasis. I am going for test to find out if I have it because I have a few of the symptoms and I wanted...

  • Hypoechoic Liver Texture?

    irishangel72 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions December 11, 2012 05:30 PM

    Hi everyone,I had a bunch of lab work done last month and it showed my liver enzymes were high (AST- 57 ALT-105 and Alkaline Phosphate- 145) I do not have a gallbladder, by the way. I was sent for an ultrasound and just received a call from the doctor's office that I need to come in for a follow...

  • Fluid build-up: Liver Disease

    Help4Me 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions July 12, 2012 04:32 PM

    Patient developed pleural effusion 9 months ago; Initially attributed to cancer, then lung damage due to radiation administered for cancer. After a couple months of thoracentisis, scopes, biopsy, it was determined it was due to advanced liver failure Talc treatment did not work in sealing the lung...

  • Fluid build-up

    Help4Me 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions July 12, 2012 04:30 PM

    Patient developed pleural effusion 9 months ago; Initially attributed to cancer, then lung damage due to radiation administered for cancer. After a couple months of thoracentisis, scopes, biopsy, it was determined it was due to advanced liver failure Talc treatment did not work in sealing the lung...

  • Natural Liver Cirrhosis Treatment

    drrahulm 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions June 13, 2012 02:50 AM

    Cirrhosis of the liver is a condition in which normal liver tissue is replaced by fibrous scar tissue. It hampers the normal functions of the liver, and, if not treated on time, leads to loss of liver functions. The most common causes of Liver Cirrhosis are excessive alcohol consumption and...

  • Cirrhosis and Order of Symptoms

    neufie612 2 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions May 11, 2012 10:21 PM

    My mom has been a heavy drinker for pretty much her whole life, and now is 52 years old. In September of 2011 she was diagnosed with cirrhosis and emphysema. Her symptoms started atleast 2 years earlier but she wouldn't see a doctor and won't go back to the doctor since her diagnosis, which seems...

  • MDMA and fatty liver condition

    tdot47 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions November 18, 2011 06:18 PM

    MDMA (ecstasy) like many medications, is toxic and requires the liver to work it through the systemDoes anyone know if MDMA is more potent, equally potent, or less potent than alcohol on the liver?Please note....I am not taking ecstasy, so don't lecture :P just trying to settle an argument with...

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