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Liver abscess infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Liver and Gall Bladder
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi, my friend has been admitted to a hospital with abscess of liver for the past 10 days
User :   but he does not seem to be getting better. the infection has reduced only 1 cm so far
Doctor :   ok
User :   could u pls guide me as to how long the treatment procedure lasts as he seems to be getting worse.
User :   he is vomiting frequently, and has been unable to eat anything.
Doctor :   i need to ask a few questions before i can answer so kinldy
User :   sure
Doctor :   bear with me
Doctor :   how long has he been having fever for?
Doctor :   when did it start
User :   it has been on and off for about over a month now. he was diagnosed with typhoid over two weeks ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have ultrasound scan report of the abdomen as of now
Doctor :   how big is the abscess and where is it located
User :   no i do not. but i was told that it is in the liver and it was 5 cm when seen first and has reduced to 4 cm after 10 days of hospitalization
User :   though it is in liquid form as of now.
Doctor :   do u have the liver function test reports

Doctor :   that will reflect of the health status
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
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