When I read your question, the first thing that came to my mind was the medication Lactulose. Did your doctor put you on this medication? It is used to treat high ammonia levels in patients with cirrhosis and it often causes this type of symptom. If not, were you recently in the hospital?...
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I really appreciate your concern amount of ascites fluid is not the criteria of prognosis but clinical condition, vital organ function, biochemical tests, if these are affected then this is not good sign, hope this information helps, have a nice day.
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I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.
Yes regular drinking can cause cirrhosis.
The Hep C infection you have also causes cirrhosis.
So you have two risk factors for cirrhosis.
Drinking and alcohol is a bad combination and you need to quit drinking.
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It is unfortunate that your father has landed up in cirrhosis.
Since the liver function would have been deteriorated to a large extent in people with cirrhosis of liver, it is better to avoid fats and oily foods in them.
You have to give soft, easy to digest simple...
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Androgel generally doesn't cause liver cirrhosis. Your cirrhosis may be due to some other reason. You should go for ultrasound abdomen and liver biopsy if needed. Consult your doctor and plan accordingly.
Hope I have...
He needs to do the following investigation.
1 liver function tests
2 ultra sound abdomen
3 full blood count
4 renal function tests
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I can understand your problem.
Blood in the stool (bleeding per rectum) occurs in patients with cirrhosis of liver due to abnormally dilated veins beneath the lining of food pipe and also in the lower part of rectum. This is due to increase pressure in the...
I understand your concern. Cirrhosis is a result of advanced liver disease. It is characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis (scar tissue) and leads to loss of liver function. Cirrhosis is a long process and if you stop drinking alcohol now very...