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6 hours ago Liver disease can result from infection, an inherited condition, cancer or an overload of toxic substances. Healthcare providers can treat many types of liver disease effectively with medication or lifestyle changes. If you have severe liver disease, a liver transplant may restore your health and extend your life.

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3 hours ago Liver disease is also referred to as a hepatic disease. Liver disease is a broad term that covers all the potential problems that cause the liver to fail to perform its designated functions. Usually, more than 75% or three-quarters of liver tissue needs to be affected before a decrease in function occurs.

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Just Now Most liver diseases damage your liver in similar ways and for many, the progression of liver disease looks the same regardless of the underlying disease.Early diagnosis of someone’s liver disease may prevent any damage from occurring in the liver. If someone is diagnosed when some scar tissue has already formed, your liver is an incredible organ that …

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8 hours ago Other Causes of Liver Disease. Alcohol abuse can lead to cirrhosis. So can nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and long-term cases of hepatitis B and C. Drug overdoses. Taking too much acetaminophen

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3 hours ago Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a spectrum of disease associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome. Hereditary diseases that cause damage to the liver include hemochromatosis, involving accumulation of iron in the body, and Wilson's disease. Liver damage is also a clinical feature of alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency and glycogen storage

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4 hours ago An ultrasound, CT scan and MRI can show liver damage. Checking a tissue sample. Removing a tissue sample (biopsy) from your liver may help diagnose liver disease and look for signs of liver damage. A liver biopsy is most often done using a long needle inserted through the skin to extract a tissue sample that's sent to a lab for testing.

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9 hours ago Alagille Syndrome. Alcohol-Related Liver Disease. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. Autoimmune Hepatitis. Bile Duct Cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) Biliary …

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2 hours ago When diagnosing liver disease, the doctor looks at the patient's symptoms and conducts a physical examination. In addition, the doctor may request a liver biopsy, liver function tests, an ultrasound, a computed tomography (CT) scan, and/or a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. Some common liver disease symptoms include the following, each of

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5 hours ago Cirrhosis of the Liver. Cirrhosis is a late-stage result of liver disease and its complications. You may not have symptoms in the beginning stages of the disease. Common causes include alcohol abuse, hepatitis and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Treatment depends on the cause of cirrhosis and how much damage exists.

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Just Now 2. Bacon. Bacon and other processed meats have negative consequences for liver health. The preservatives added to bacon – like salt and artificial nitrates and nitrites – are detrimental for your health. The salt added to bacon contributes to high blood pressure, a common co-occurring condition with fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome.

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4 hours ago Damage from liver disease can accrue in several stages, which increasingly affect your liver’s ability to function. Inflammation. In this early stage, your liver becomes enlarged or …

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9 hours ago Stage 1: Inflammation. In the early stages of liver disease, the liver will become swollen or inflamed as the body’s natural response to injury. Liver inflammation, or hepatitis, can also occur when there are more toxins in the blood than the liver is able to manage. The earlier the diagnosis, the better. This is especially important because

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2 hours ago The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. Early symptoms and signs of liver disease include bleeding, easy bruising, edema, fatigue, and jaundice. Causes of liver disease include alcoholism, hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, and cancer. Treatment and life expectancies for liver disease depend on the type and stage of the disease.

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8 hours ago Liver health is crucial for overall health. Having an unhealthy liver can lead to liver disease and metabolic disorders. Type 2 diabetes is the most common cause of liver disease.. Although it may

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2 hours ago Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. Diseases caused by drugs, poisons, or too much alcohol. Examples include fatty liver disease and cirrhosis. Symptoms of liver disease can vary, but they often include swelling of the abdomen and legs, bruising easily, changes in

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7 hours ago Liver disease can be cause by a variety of things including infection (hepatitis), diseases, for example, gallstones, high cholesterol or triglycerides, blood flow obstruction to the liver, and toxins (medications and chemicals). Symptoms of liver disease depends upon the cause and may include nausea, vomiting, upper right abdominal pain, and

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Just Now Cirrhosis of the liver is a specific condition that occurs when healthy liver cells are slowly replaced by scar tissue. As a progressive disease, cirrhosis of the liver can take many years to develop.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What causes liver disease and how is it diagnosed?

Liver disease can have a number of different causes such as:

  • Viral or bacterial infection
  • Cancer of the liver (hepatocellular carcinoma)
  • Cysts or gallstones, which can obstruct the bile duct
  • Endocrine diseases including diabetes, Cushing’s Disease, or hyperthyroidism
  • Trauma to the liver due to an accident or heatstroke
  • Ingestion of a toxic substance

What are the 5 stages of liver disease?

What are the 5 stages of liver disease?

  • Causes of liver failure: The causes of liver disease may either chronic or acute. ...
  • Acute liver failure: Acute liver failure is linked with various factors, even though the exact cause may unknown.
  • Chronic liver failure: Chronic liver failure may even result in cirrhosis, which is inflammation in the liver cells. ...

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What can be the symptoms when you have a liver disease?

Signs and symptoms of liver disease include:

  • Skin and eyes that appear yellowish (jaundice).
  • Abdominal pain and swelling.
  • Swelling in the legs and ankles.
  • Itchy skin.
  • Dark urine color.
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What foods cure liver disease?

With increasing prevalence of childhood obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has emerged ... Dietary guidelines for the treatment of pediatric NAFLD are not specific, and generally recommend avoidance of calorically dense foods.

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