Autoimmune hepatitis

What is Autoimmune hepatitis?

Autoimmune hepatitis is a condition where body's immune system(which normally protects our body against infections), starts attacking liver cells and components leading to liver damage. If not treated, over the course of time it can cause liver cirrhosis and failure of liver.

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my daughter was affected at the age of 3 but deducted as drug induced jaundice but later when she developed again at the age of 6 after doing so...

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Hello,
The etiology of autoimmune hepatitis is unknown. Several factors (eg, viral infection, drugs, environmental agents) may trigger an...

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if someone has autoimmune hepatitus. Can Umbilical Cord Blood help in the treatment of this?

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Dear,
Umbilical cord blood is used as a source of stem cells which can be induced to regenerate hepatocytes. Any person requiring Liver...

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I was diagnosed in august with autoimmune hepatitis. I just had the blood tests redone and Gamma Gonulin, Ast and alt were unchanged but the Gamma...

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Hi and welcome to Healthcaremagic. Thank you for your query. I am Dr. Rommstein, I understand your concerns and I will try to help you as much as I...

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My Little brother's SGPT value is 133, Alkaline Phosphatase is 103 and GGT is 65. He is in his 20s. Can someone interpret this for us until we get...

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Diffusely increased ecotexture liver . Normal in size 16.4. Actin ( smooth Muscle ) Antibody. Weak positive 23 All other test are normal. Do I have...

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Hi, I am a male, my age is 34 years, height 5 ft 2 inch and weight 56 kg. and I do not drink alcohol. I was diagnosed with fatty liver with...

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I was diagnosed in august with autoimmune hepatitis. I just had the blood tests redone and Gamma Gonulin, Ast and alt were unchanged but the Gamma...

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Hi, I have severe lupus with major organ involvement. My pericardium, left lung, skin and most recently autoimmune hepatitis. I have had lupus for...

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Hi, I'm a 66-year-old female non-drinker, who was diagnosed as having autoimmune hepatitis after a liver biopsy.I was was prescribed 40 mg...

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My name is Tudor Alina, I'm 30 years old, I'm from Romania and I was diagnosticated with autoimmune hepatitis since 2007 with positive ANA. The...

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