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Can hepatic encephalopathy be reversed

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How long does hepatic encephalopathy last?

How long does hepatic encephalopathy last? How quickly do the stages progress? ...

What causes hepatic encephalopathy after liver transplantation?

liver transplant list for 8 years..avg. meld 16-19, too many encephiology episodes. Am I losing brain cells? will I ever be the same? is there besides enulose and xiflaxion? help me please. XXXXXXX XXXXXXX

Want to know about hepatic encephalopathy. What are its causes, adverse effects, and remedies?

respected doctor, i want to know about "hepatic encelopalpathy". its main causes, its adverse declaring that there is less chances to recover, though this disease can also be reversed. creatinine is 4 ...

What are the main causes, adverse effects, and remedies for hepatic encephalopathy?

respected doctor, i need a very urgent answer about "hepatic encelopalpathy". its main causes, its adverse effects,and its cure, remedy etc?????. since my mother is suffering from cirrhosis about 2 years ...

Was recovering from alcoholic hepatitis before worsening into hepatic encephalopathy. Is morphine responsible?

My son is in the hospital recovering from swollen legs and stomach, he was doing better..Then his ammonia levels went up so high he is incoherent with hepatic encepelopathy. They gave him small amounts ...
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What is the treatment for hepatic encephalopathy?

female patient of age 25 years has jaundice with malaria and typhoid progressed to hepatic encephalopathy.what is the treatment ? ...

How long can hepatic encephalopathy patient live ?

hi my mum has hepatic encapolothophy (excuse spelling) she is only ever home for nearly 2 weeks before back in hospital again as she goes into a deep sleep, she also has kidney problems and is diabetic ...

Is Hydrocodone intake safe when suffering from hepatic encephalopathy?

My husband fell & hurt his back. He had some hydrocodone left from dentist or something. Since these pills were prescribed he has been diagnosed with hepatic encephalopathy as a result of cirrhosis ...

Is chewing on tongue the symptom of liver cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy?

My husband has been diagnosed with liver cirrhosis from fatty infiltration. He has had hepatic encephalopathy with elevated ammonia levels. He now is chewing on his tongue. (He has no teeth, so no injuries ...

What causes hepatic encephalopathy and severe personality changes?

him. My son has every symptom of Hepatic Encephalopathy. He cannot take care of himself. Severe ...

As I am having hepatic encephalopathy can I pass a DOT physical exam ?

can you pass a DOT physical if you have hepatic encephalopathy? ...

What is the cause of hepatic encephalopathy including loss of control over muscles, tremors and labored breathing?

I have hepatic ence (etc) hard for me to type. I lose control of my muscles, and thrash about including my arms, head, etc. and I sway back and forth while just sitting here. I was in the hospital for 7 ...

Confusion, mood swings due to fluctuating ammonia levels. Have cirrhosis, diabetes and hepatic encephalopathy. Suggestions?

My husband has cirrhosis,diabetes & hepatic encephalopathy. He is in the hospital for high blood sugars (now under control) But he also has high ammonia levels, he was 95 at admission, then 47, 29, 60 ...

Have shakes in hand and legs. Have liver disease, hepatic encephalopathy and Hep C. What causes shaking?

My friend has end stage liver disease,and hepatic encephalopathy. She has had Hep C for years. she is slightly yellow skin and has spent the last few months in 3 hospitals and a rehab nursing hospital ...

Alcohol induced cirrhosis, portal hypertension, ascites and hepatic encephalopathy. Lithroscopy suggested for kidney stone. Risks?

My father has alcohol-induced cirrhosis with portal hypertension, ascites, and hepatic encephalopathy; no esophageal varices but has gastropathy. He has been diagnosed with a stone in each kidney 1 cm ...
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Is portal systemic encephalopathy and hepatic encephalopathy the same thing?
Hi, they are same.
what would cause low mono absolute and high alk phos in a patient with Hep C, and stage 4 cirrhosis with hepatic encephalopathy , portal hypertension,
Low mono has not much significance but the high alk phos suggests there is obstruction to the bile flow.
What is the medicine Lactulose ysed prinarily for ? My wife tajes 30mls. three times a day, gives her diarreha really bad.
lactulose is basically to avoid hyper ammonemia provided to patients with liver diseases. it helps preventing hepatic encephalopathy. along with neomycin and spironolactone and rifaxamines. also prescribed in constipations and flatulences. Cheers Khan
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