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  • Unexplained Hepatomegaly - GI symptoms... Hormonal birth control?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions September 25, 2018 02:57 PM

    I am an otherwise health, 32 y.o. white female. In June 2018 I began experiencing "episodes" of extreme GI distress. I've been recording them because there is now too much to remember: 6/4/18: nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, extreme bloating, severe abdominal pain 6/19/18: nausea, vomiting,...

  • My daughter needs urgent help

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions January 30, 2011 11:21 PM

    My Daughter who is 22 went to Tanzania 2.5 years ago with UCLA and lived with the Masais for 2 months, got severely sick and since then Drs have not been able to identify what she has. She had 3 endoscopies, colonoscopies, MRI, stool and blood tests, and many many more. So far she has lost 40...

  • Can anyone help?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions August 4, 2010 07:32 AM

    My fiancee's father is an alcoholic and had been drinking for many many years. Of course with an alcoholic, they are in denial of their problems. I see a big difference from when I first met him 1 1/2 years ago til now. He drinks everyday, drinking a 30 pack plus on the weekends. Lately I have...

  • Liver and Hepatitis B second opinion

    jkempf1 3 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions May 20, 2010 03:59 AM

    Is it a good idea to get a second opinion for my wife's Hepatitis B. She's suffering right now from jaundice; nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, and is very weak for a few weeks now. Today we were told that the biopsy showed some collapsing of the liver. We were told that if the Hepatitis B...

  • Can anyone explain!!!!

    manena 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions May 10, 2010 05:19 PM

    My husband who is 42, sufferss from accute lymphocitic leukemia and is philadelphia cromosome positive. On july last year received a bone marrow transplant.In january was told the leukemia was back, after taking sprycel for a few months started having nausea,and was told not to take it. He has had...

  • May I have liver disease?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions January 17, 2010 12:49 PM

    Hello I am 23,female,almost pure anti-alcoholic,not taking medication and I have some problems going on for years now.-hypoglycemic feelings although normal blood sugar levels,but fruits,sugar or bread make the symptoms better...-panic attacks with nausea,tachycardia,brain and nerve problems...

  • Can not convince doctor

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions October 6, 2009 11:00 AM

    Hi,I have been told by a well respected hepatologist that I have NASH, but I can not get my doctors to agree that the symptoms I have now got are related to my liver, and they are wasting time looking for other causes like my stomach and I need to get on with treatment for my liver if it is that. I...

  • Liver disease

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions June 27, 2009 12:49 PM

    Hi,I want to ask this from another angle. I have the following symptoms, and tests. My question is what is the point of getting a diagnosis because as far as I can see there are very few treatments out there especially if it turns out I have cancer in my liver or end stage liver failure. Would it...

  • Liver disease

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions June 27, 2009 12:20 PM

    Hi,I want to ask this from another angle. I have the following symptoms, and tests. My question is what is the point of getting a diagnosis because as far as I can see there are very few treatments out there especially if it turns out I have cancer in my liver or end stage liver failure. Would it...

  • Enlarged Liver and Spleen

    ithurts 1 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions June 8, 2009 01:04 AM

    My Enlarged Liver and Spleen I'm a 45 year old woman not yet in menopause. I take medicine for my thyroid. Still have the gland.Medicine for my cholesterol3 inhales for my asthmaNothing for blood pressureNothing for Diabetes But test my own sugarsI do know that these symptoms can be a lot of...

  • Possible liver problem ? really scared

    applebee 5 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions October 21, 2008 05:48 AM

    Hi, i'm an 18yr old boy from india. For the last 2~4 months i've been having a sort of a uncomfortable/dull ache in the upper right quadrant. Im really scared cause when i was young - a doctor had said that i had enlarged liver ( though he said i had nothing to worry about it), and because my...

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  • Advice please! Difference between hepatic adenoma and cancer

    Taurus 1 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions September 7, 2008 03:23 PM

    I am totally freaking out! Had biliary colic a couple of weeks ago so had to go for an ultrasound scan on my gallbladder to check for more gallstones. The radiologist told me I would have to have a follow up MRI scan to investigate further. I am still waiting for the MRI appointment to come...

  • Cirrhosis & High Blood Sugers, Lethargic?

    californiawife 2 Replies
    Posted in: Liver conditions August 17, 2007 05:42 PM

    We found out a month ago that my husband has stage 4 grade 4/5 Cirrhosis So far hes been having the following symptoms ... Mild Jaundice, Pitting Edema in his legs, High blood pressure, Enlarged spleen 18.2 cm, Pain in his liver & spleen area, Severe Fatigue , Fatty Liver , Iron Overload, Low...