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Can hepatic encephalopathy be reversed

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What causes hepatic encephalopathy?

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How long does hepatic encephalopathy last?

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Does intake of Gentamycin lead to hepatic encephalopathy?

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Suggest treatment for hepatic encephalopathy due to liver failure

My son has liver disease and no insurance. What treatment can a general practitioner provide for elevated enzymes in the thousands. Is there a charge for this service? The Dr. is prescribing lactulose but he has no confusion His bilirubin is 13...

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 ...
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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 ? ...

Suggest treatment for hepatic encephalopathy

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... if it is found out early that you have hepatic encephalopathy and is there something that you can take to make it go away ...

Can Hepatic Encephalopathy be cured?

I am a 23 y.o. male that went into the hospital last summer with all the symptoms of HE. I had high ammonia levels in my blood cause dizziness, confusion, numbness of my body and couldnt remember where I was or who I was. I also was in and out for...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How long can a patient of hepatic encephalopathy live?

HI my father has hepatic encepalepathy and he is very sick and weak and has lots of bed sores too. Right now he is on meds to control the high amonia level in his blood. But how long can the meds help ...

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 ...

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 ...
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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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