Liver and Gall Bladder Questions & Answers

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2 1 Thu, 10 Jan 2019
My CT Scan shows a 4.4 X 3.8 cm irregular low-attention liver lesion. I just finished chemo for colon cancer and this is suspected metastatic disease to liver. (also showed multiple nodules up to 11mm in lung) What treatment options would be available. I see my ONC in a few days but just trying...
2 1 Fri, 4 Jan 2019
I am a 61-year-old male with liver cirrhosis caused by Hep-C. I am now having swelling on both legs, the right more than the left. I ve worn compression socks but I don t see much of a change. What could be the cause of the swelling and what should I do?
3 1 Thu, 3 Jan 2019
I have an abnormal growth on my liver discovered in a ft scan it is getting more painful consistsnt rather than speratic with nausea and sleeplessness due to discomfort Should I have the ct repeated for changes the pain is driving me crazy.
2 1 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
I have been itching all over diarrhea,joint aches,nausea,blurry vision,loss of appetite,stomach cramping lower back pain,numb fingers,red face,sweats...these r the main ones...I went to e.r.had a ct scan which showed nothing abnormal...had blood work done knew I had hep c but now hep b...
3 2 Tue, 11 Dec 2018
my 16 yr old son gave blood and we received a letter stating that he had a positive test screening for HCv but that HCVNAT was negative and an additional serological test was also negative. What does this mean and should he be tested again and for what?
2 1 Fri, 30 Nov 2018
My daughter has liver disease. At this time, she is vomiting bile, has jaundice, extended belly and just recently has no control of her bowel movement. She has not been able to get any doctor s treatment. I think it is very serious and she needs to go the hospital. Please advise.
2 1 Sat, 24 Nov 2018
My 29 y.o. son was recently found to have Hepatitis C. He also drinks heavily and does not want to quit. Someone at the hospital must have told him that he will die if he doesn t stop. He is now telling my husband and I that he doesn t think he is going to live much longer. He also has cerebral...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
My Mother just received test results that show 3 masses on her liver. Her blood work showed her AST at 78 and her ALT at 67. Her white blood count was also elevated at 14. She is scheduled for liver a biopsy on Monday. Is there any other condition other than cancer that would explain these results?
2 1 Wed, 14 Nov 2018
Findings: 6 mm T1/T2/STIR hyperintense focus within clivus. It could represent an atypical hemangioma though it is indeterminate. Clovis 6 mm lesion may represent Ana tipi all hemangioma though it is indeterminate. Recommend 3-6 month follow up MRI cervical spine with and without contrast. Found...
2 1 Mon, 12 Nov 2018
My husband was informed today that he has a stone in his liver. What is this? could it be a gallstone blocking the liver bile from processing? is surgery required? Unfortunately, I did not hear the conversation and my husband has dementia and does not always remember all details
2 1 Mon, 12 Nov 2018
my nephew is in the hospital with hepatitis from alcohol they are doing a blood transfusion now and said he is malnourished. the thing is, while yes he drinks, it doesn t seem to be in access. he is 31 years old and admitted he drank heavily for about a year and half but again, coming from a...
2 1 Mon, 12 Nov 2018
The visualized liver measures 13.0 cm in length, portions of the periphery of the liver are not fully seen. Visualized hepatic external contour is smooth. No focal hepatic lesion identified. Where visualized hepatic echogenicity is mildly increased. There is a slightly coarsened echotexture of...
2 1 Mon, 12 Nov 2018
Hi Doctor, I had severe sepsis and pneumonia and my bilirubin went up to 32 then down to 26 the next day. then 8 days after I had another blood test and my bili went down to 1.5 which is slightly elevated if you look at the normal range of =1.0. So another LFT was done after 1 month and my bili...
2 1 Fri, 9 Nov 2018
Sir, I have jaundice and I take tablets of liver such as hepakind and hepaguard. But my recent report suggest rise in bilirubin level. I don t have yellow color urine nor do I have yellow eyes. But I have high acidity and fatigue in morning. How much time will it take to cure?
2 1 Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Hi, my friend is a chronic alcoholic and ha s been for years. He will have times when he will give it up and go to meetings but always ends up back drinking as much as he can. He just told me there was blood in his urine and I m very concerned as he has just gone back on it after being clean 3...
12 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I have just found out I have cysts on both adrenal glands and polyps in my gallbladder. This was all found due to pain in my right lower back and lower front, which remains undiagnosed. I was told to get my gallbladder out immediately, but not to worry about the adrenal gland cysts. My sister is...
16 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I am 53 and started a very heavy period on 2nd December. I have now been bleeding for 4 months and am currently taking 10 x 5mg Primolut per day which has minimized the bleeding but not stopped it. I am diabetic, have Hep C and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. I have had a Hysteroscopy and D & C...
12 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Hi, I had my Gall Bladder removed May 2010 and was fine initially with no problems but shortly before Xmas I began to experience a dull pain just like the pain I had noticed which had led to my having my Gall Bladder removed. Like before it is gradually getting worse in that whilst not unbearable...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I have been having pain in upper right quadrant. several years ago I had a totally blocked bile duct-dr put stint in and had no problems-had ultrasound yesterday-came back showing fatty liver-dr has scheduled hydascan-could this be caused by blocked bile duct again-
3 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I workout regularly I built up good muscles but I take marijuana as well as normal isolate protein supplements. My sgpt is 165 and sgot is 76. Please suggest me a proper diet and what not to take during liver issues. I am losing my muscles day by day getting weak I feel dizzy and tired all the time.