Gastroenteritis and liver

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Avatar f tn My father, 82, lost his appetite 8 months ago and lost 25 lbs. He says food does not taste good to him but he will eat candy and pudding, etc. He also has a problem swallowing. He has always been a good eater in the past. He was diagnosed with gastroenteritis but no treatment has been found. He also has an anal mucus discharge. He had very low iron and was given mega iron last week. What treatments are available?
Avatar n tn I am a 40 year old Australian male and have had bouts of eosinophilic gastroenteritis for the past 8 years. The symptons typically occur each year between June and August (winter). The normal course of treatment is steroid injections (about 3). This normally resolves the problem quickly. Can you provide any feedback on the possible causes. I do not have any known alergies nor does my family.
Avatar m tn A liver panel was done and my enzymes are high. ALT and AST in the 200 and 300 hundreds. Advised me to see my physician which I did. FOLLOW UP TESTS indicated I do not have Hep A, B, or C. However an ultra sound indicated an enlarged bile duct. ( Gall bladder was removed several years ago so it has nothing to do with the present problem.) I do have a history of colon problems including IBS - D.
693811 tn?1245875306 I did the liver flush, and used castor oil packs (as well as internally) for pain, and added apples and apple pectin and "stone ZFree" as part of my program. I have been able to work, but have continued to have pain in the bowels, Fasting is very painful, and passing stool is often not a relief. I find kipper snacks are a quick relief for pain and easy when I am out in the car away from home. I often take yogurt, but also take the soil based organisms.
Avatar n tn Is bacteria for gastroenteritis in leopard geckos found during a routine fecal test? My leopard geckos have had diarrhea and have been anorexic for about a week and a half, and their fecal test came back negative for parasites. Their feces is still a mucus glob. How should I go about getting them tested for gastroenteritis protozoa?
Avatar f tn My doctor didn't think my symptoms were related to the surgery but felt my liver and said it was enlarged. The liver function tests came back normal but the ultrasound of the liver showed "heterogeneity". Can someone explain what this means? Could it be something as simple as gastroenteritis or Hep A? What less "simple" things could it be? She wants to take another scan in a month. Thanks in advance.
Avatar n tn sounds nasty, clean the litter box now and then, I have liver problems and have a cat, and I don't have a problem with her. Never heard of ammonia causing irritation of the liver but it would nauseate me.
Avatar f tn Hello, There are three causes of elevated lipase;they are gastroenteritis,pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.Elevated lipase and enlarged liver is found only in pancreatic cancer.Pls consult a gastroenterologist and oncologist as soon as possible. Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing.
Avatar n tn The lab results indicated a slight inflamation of the liver and the ulrasound found 2 very small liver cysts and 2 polpys in the gallbladder with a diagnosis of "Gastronenteritis". Isn't that the same thing as the stomach flu? And if so, is it possible to still feel "on and off" symtoms of this virus within a 2 months? The doc was not concerned about the liver cysts since they were tiny and later blood tests did not result in any liver problems.
Avatar n tn Hello and hope you are doing well. The diarrhea is unlikely to be due to liver failure. The diarrhea could be due to gastroenteritis, malabsorption syndromes, diverticulitis, Chron's disease, ulcerative colitis and parasitic infections. For proper evaluation, you will need to consult your primary care physician, who will do a stool analysis to determine the cause.
Avatar n tn I'm very interested in going to Canada to get this drug and see if it does work in preventing the outbreak of my internal allergic reactions caused by eosinophilic gastroenteritis. However, I forgot the name of the drug and what would I have to do (besides go to Canada) to get the drug? Please help!!!!!! Dear John, I believe you are referring to a steroid medication such as budesonide that is completely metabolized on first pass through the liver. This decreases the possibility of side effects.
Avatar n tn coronary, pulmonary or spontaneous bleeding and clotting can occur at any time and hasten death Additionally, it is not uncommon for liver failure patients to wax and wane in terms of their mentation, confusion and overall state. Paradoxically, it's a laxative (lactulose) which can improve their mentation by converting and clearing amonium from the system - which is a function of a healthy liver So it's a roller coaster I'm afraid.
Avatar m tn It has my liver hurting so bad I can not even get out of bed but had a friend to turn me on to pot and it made me get up and move . My liver still hurts but with weed I can get up and go . Without it I'm dead in bed . Anyone else smoke for their Hep C ?
Avatar f tn I was recently hospitalized for dehydration due to viral gastroenteritis and was admitted for 5 days. A follow up appt. found elevated SGOT of 142 and SGPT of 115. Three weeks earlier SGOT of 37 and SGPT of 31. Not a drinker, am a fitness fanatic (weights and running). Have been diagnosed with Autoimmune Neutropenia 8 years ago. Neutrophils went down to .3 in the ER and .5 when I was discharged. Most of my previous infections have been upper respiratory.
1030383 tn?1338464385 F0= no fibrosis F1= minimal fibrosis F2= fibrosis has occurred and spread inside the areas of the liver including blood vessels F3= fibrosis is spreading and connecting to other liver areas that contain fibrosis F4= cirrhosis or advance liver fibrosis You need to know the level of fibrosis (the stage) in order to determine the health of your liver before you decide whether you need to treat soon or not.
Avatar f tn She had a bowel movement about 2 am Saturday morning which was normal and another running about noon on Saturday. It is now 6 pm on Saturday. I cannot get her to eat anything. When she has vomited it was white frothy just like her tummy is empty. My question, do I need to take her to the emergency vet or just take her to her vet first thing Monday morning. Both of her human parents are in the medical profession and we don't want to over react but we don't want to wait to long either.
Avatar f tn These include stomach disorders such as gastroenteritis, gastritis, liver/gall bladder disease, cancer, medications, pregnancy, inner ear diseases like labrynthitis, ulcers/gastritis, metabolic like diabetes,hypothyroidism and adrenal diseases or neurological causes. However to confirm the status of pregnancy, I suggest you to test for pregnancy by a highly sensitive pregnancy test 10 days post ovulation with a sensitive ( 20 - 25 mIU ) pregnancy test.
Avatar n tn They inject a dye which is absorbed by your liver and fills your gallbladder. They take pictures of the filling and then inject an enzyme that causes your gall bladder to contract and eject the dye. Normally, your gall bladder should eject a minumum of 35% or higher. Mine was only 10% in a half hour, meaning it was not functioning properly. After removal they did find two stones that did not show on the Ultrasound or CT scan.
Avatar f tn Ive spent the last week in hospital as i couldnt stop throwing up and got too dehydrated, they put it down to gastroenteritis and IBS etc but they have referred me back to the hospital as an outpatient as ive been in there for sickness and diarrhea so many times before. I have to go back to work tomorrow now and really not looking forward to it... Please let me know how you got on and if there is anything that has worked for you or helping you.
4565515 tn?1373414685 Hello, There are many causes of nausea apart from pregnancy. These include stomach disorders such as gastroenteritis, liver/gall bladder disease, cancer, medications,inner ear diseases like labrynthitis, ulcers/gastritis, metabolic like diabetes, hypothyroidism and adrenal diseases or neurological causes. You need to get all these causes evaluated from your doctor.
Avatar m tn I'm having some dull pain on the right side too. I had an ultrasound that showed fatty liver and elevated AST/ALT what are the treatments for fatty liver besides exercise? are there medications you can take like choline?
1448936 tn?1363209946 I went to the er tonite for a dull ache in my right side under my ribs that comes and goes, nausea, and weight loss. They ruled out my gallbladder,pancreas,and liver. They are under the impression that its gastroentiritis but I've got to go to a gi to make sure. Is it a curable condition? And do my symptoms sound like that's what it could be?
Avatar m tn Gastrointestinal infections — triggered by typhoid, viral and bacterial gastroenteritis, toxins and the loss of “good bacteria” — can easily damage the intestinal barrier system. The fungus Candida albicans commonly produces infections that destroy this barrier. It can penetrate the lining of the intestine, reaching the blood vessels and leaving microscopic holes in the barrier.
Avatar f tn I had high liver enzymes, and extreme fatigue. My doctor sent me to a gastroenteritis. I was first diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis, ( not the contagious hepatitis). My liver is very damaged, and after going to a Hepatologist here in Louisville where I live, I was told that I have non alcoholic NASH can't exactly spell it as well as a fatty liver. It was found with a biopsy which I would ask for if I were you. 3/4 of my liver is scarred, and I have no idea how it got that way.
Avatar m tn Occasionally I have gone in for my yearly physical and been told that my liver enzymes were elevated. The first time was in March of 2001. Ast and alt were both up just a tad. Doc at the time told me to have them rechecked in 30 days. I did and they were normal. He said it must have been a virus. Been normal since then till Nov. 2010. Same thing. Went in for my yearly physical. Had elevated AST and ALT. This doc told me to come back and retest in two weeks.
Avatar n tn emphysema, bronchiolitis obliterans, pleural effusion, gastroenteritis, pancreatitis, GOUT, hyperglycemia, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, autoimmune thrombocytopenia with or without purpura, rheumatoid arthritis, interstitial nephritis, lupus-like syndrome, sarcoidosis, aggravated psoriasis, urticaria, injection site necrosis, vasculitis and phototoxicity."
Avatar n tn One of the most obvious is that increased cortisol impairs the development and regeneration of the liver, kidney and muscles, as well as impairing linear growth. Yet, learning that even one parent was given this information would be surprising. PROZAC: PANACEA OR PANDORA?
Avatar f tn I went to an Immediate Care place and they took my blood. Blood showed a bit of increase in liver enzymes and they suggested I get my gall bladder looked at. My doctor sent me to get the HIDA scan which showed sludge and it gall bladder wasn't emptying out fast. I also went to get a gastric emptying study which came back normal. I was sick and nauseous through Christmas and on New Years Eve, went to the ER because my lower abdomen was throbbing.
Avatar m tn Hello - My son, back in early January had gastroenteritis with some of the markings of mono. He was tested for mono x2 and EBV along with a normal CBC and CMP. His liver function came back elevated. His ALT was over 200, AST was over 80 -- he had yet another bout of gastroenteritis in early February and was retested and everything was still elevated. He recently (Feb 28) had his blood redrawn to check his levels. They are now ALT 161/AST 62 - total bilirubin 1.5 and direct bilirubin .