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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Liver and Gall Bladder
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User :   AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Hi
User :   may i ask
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF A LIVE R DAMAGE TO A PERSON BODY
User :   HOW WOULD SOMEONE KNOW THEIR LIVER IS DAMAGED
Doctor :  
Sure I will tell you
Doctor :  
But may I ask you the reason you are asking this query?
User :   just worried
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   how can someone know what are the signs of liver damge
User :   what are the overall effects of a person liver damage to their body
Doctor :   Do you feel that you are prone to it?
User :   I just want to know
Doctor :   Do you consume alcohol?
User :   please could you tell me how would someone know and what illnesses are related to it
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is a blood test called Liver function tests
Doctor :  
which is done to assess various functions of liver
User :   ok thanks I am aware of that but I just want to know how can someone know without the test would it affect a persons mentality
Doctor :  
Also, one can get a Ultrasound, CT scan to see any structural changes in the liver
User :   would a damaged ,liver affect a persons mentality

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