Posts Tagged ‘cirrhosis’

Hepatitis and Cirrhosis: Similarities and Differences

Hepatitis and Cirrhosis: Similarities and Differences What is the Difference Between Hepatitis and Cirrhosis? By Naheed Ali, MD Updated July 09, 2017    What is the difference between hepatitis and cirrhosis?. Tara Moore/Cultura/Getty What are the differences between hepatitis and cirrhosis? How are the symptoms of the two diseases, the causes, and the treatments different and…

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Gallstones

Gallstones Overview Gallstones can lurk inside your gallbladder. Many people have gallstones and never know it. Gallstones are hard deposits in your gallbladder, a small organ that stores bile, which is a digestive fluid made in the liver. Gallstones may consist of cholesterol, salt, or bilirubin, which is discarded red blood cells. Gallstones range in…

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Yona’s Story

Here is Yona’s story. Yona has been struggling with his weight for the last 20 years. But over the last 10 years he ballooned to 360 pounds. A little over two years ago he decided to go through bariatric surgery during his medical surgery clearance it was discovered that he had low platelet which was…

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What causes liver pain after drinking? – and other things

What causes liver pain after drinking? If you are one of the many Americans who enjoy having a drink or two, experiencing liver pain after drinking may alarm you. Your liver is a vital organ responsible for breaking down the nutrients you consume and turning them into energy, as well as detoxifying your body, but…

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Can Diabetes Cause Cirrhosis?

Can Diabetes Cause Complications to the Liver and Kidneys written by: DulceCorazon • edited by: Diana Cooper • updated: 8/23/2010 Can diabetes cause liver and kidney issues? Uncontrolled diabetes is known to cause diabetic nephropathy. But liver disease? Find out. Overview Can diabetes cause liver and kidney issues? This is a common question among diabetics.…

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