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How to treat headache while recovering from alcoholic Hepatitis?

my father is suffering from alcoholic hepatitis (likely cirrhosis) and was having ascites and edema 20 days ago which is now not visible. His billrubin has also came down from 22 to 9.5 and HB rosed from 8 to 9. however he is complaining headache for last two days. i dont know which medicine can be given with such leave condition ??
Asked On : Fri, 14 Mar 2014
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Apr 2016
Hi thanks for contacting HCM...

Here your father might have cirrhosis as having ascites . .
If splenomegaly associated then portal hypertension can be there by cirrhosis...

For headache paracetamol can be given .But not excessively...

Cirrhosis needs to be treated .If portal hypertension more beta blocker can given.
For ascites diuretic can be given....
Ultimate treatment is transplantation for cirrhosis...
Take low salt diet.
In morning take grined spinach and carrot juice....

If your father having associated sleep disturbance, behavioural abnormality serum ammonia estimation done to rule out encephalopathy....

Hope your concern solved.

Take care.

Dr.Parth
Answered: Fri, 27 May 2016
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