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Can hepatic encephalopathy be reversed

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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
 

How long does hepatic encephalopathy last?

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

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 ....doctor 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 ...
 

What causes brain fog and lack of concentration while treating hepatic encephalopathy?

I believe I got jandice about 3 years ago, now getting out of denial that I'm alcoholic. Wondering how many years do you typically have to live after jandice.If you have a liver in late stages of cirrohis and you are on your death bed do chemicals...
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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 ? ...
 

Are rashes common during hepatic encephalopathy?

Is a rash significant when a patient has hepatic encephalopathy? Would it be more related to the dx or more from adjustments of GI meds? The patient is a 72 year old male with hx of cirrhosis, ulcerative ...
 

Any suggestion for suffering from hepatic encephalopathy?

Hi doctor, My mother 74 years old has hepatic encephalopathy.I saw on internet there is only on medicine for that, the name is Hepa-merz,but the doctor told me that we can t do anything...The thing is I ...
 

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 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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest diet plan when having hepatic encephalopathy and cirrhosis

hi dr. theres a patient having 55years of age suffering from liver disorder he is suffering from hepatic encephlopathy, acites, cirrhosis from last 5 years. hes taking proper medication for this. i want ...
 

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

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

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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