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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