Liver and Gall Bladder Questions & Answers

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2 1 1 day ago
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 1 day ago
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 1 day ago
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 1 day ago
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 4 days ago
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.
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I am a 43 year old female. I went to the Hospital er last night due to Pain in My stomach , My stomach is swollen with severe pain and tight. makes it dificult to breathe. I have consipation then lose stools. I am getting ready to undergo treatment for Hep-c. They did a CT scan and found no...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I had a liver scan it said MODERATELY INCREASED HEPATIC ECHOGENICITY AND COARSENED ECHOTEXTURE CONSISTENT WITH HEPATIC PARENCHYMAL DISEASE VERSUS FATTY INFILTRATION. What is HEPATIC PARENCHYMAL DISEASE? Treatment? Cant find alot of information on it and cant get ahold of my doctor.
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
On Friday I felt a little woosley , but worked in my garden picking okra and tomatoes, about mid morning I sat down to rest, and fell into a nap. When I awoke I was chilling, so went to bed. Afew minutes later I became nauseated. The vomit was very dark brown, and had a fever. I lost any energy...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
My bilirubin was 7.4 has never been elevated, I do have fatty liver , high cholesterol and sugar is borderline at 111 , I recently started exercising due to needing to lose weight and having a sedentary job- the provider says we will recheck it again in two weeks but I am so worried and reading...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Hi! My AST level is 38 and my ALT level is 40 - down from 52 and 43, respectively, 5 weeks ago. I had been taking Tylenol regularly for an extended time - never exceeding dosage. These last 5 weeks I have not been taking any pain meds and my numbers went down. Should I check them again in a...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Hello, went for a routine blood test for physical and my liver enzymes were over 2000. Yes 2000. I was admitted to the hospital but released. I have no symptoms. All hep tests have come back normal. I am a social drinker. But have stopped since getting the scores. My ct dye scan was normal. I am...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I had jaundice from last three weeks,on 10th june bilirubin level was 5.2,on 20th its 1.3 after doctor advice.Now im taking proper diet foods.I used to do gym before jaundice...,but now i lost 4 kgs....,so i want to join the gym again after one month.., can i join after one month or after how...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Yes my total cholesterol is114 , ld l is 29 hdl is 61. I am 71. They tell me I have fatty liver . I have been put on lo Iipator since this test but I do not understand why. Can you tell me. I had chemo for breast cancer 4years ago but otherwise healthy and active and .cancer has not returned.
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Dear sirs, I m 30 Years old non alcoholic. My total cholesterol level is approx 233. and LDL level 154. I had a liver profile test and it indicated that is damaged and US scan report indicate that i have fatty liver. So should i take medicines for high Cholesterol and whether taking such...