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Hepatic Infection: A Guide To Treatment

About

A condition that damages the liver and prevents it from functioning well.

According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common cause of acute liver failure in the United States is acetaminophen (Tylenol) overdose. [1]

● Requires blood testing, image testing, and tissue analysis for diagnosis.
● Can happen to both men and women.
● Can be acute or chronic.

Hepatic infection, also known as a liver disorder, is a type of infection that affects the liver. Causes such as viruses and alcohol could affect the liver. Obesity is also linked to a liver disorder. With time, liver damage results in scarring of the liver leading to liver failure. Apart from that hepatitis B, A, and C, immune system abnormality, genetics, and other factors can cause this infection.

Ages Affected: Can happen to people of any age.

Symptoms

● Nausea, loss of appetite, and fatigue.
● Diarrhea, weight loss, and jaundice.
● Bleeding and itching.
● Pale stool color, or bloody or tar-colored stool.
● Dark urine color and tendency to bruise easily.

Treatment

The treatment, in this case, depends on the stage of the disease. Some commonly used treatment are:
Self-Care: You can follow some of the self-care measures like always being hygienic, maintaining a healthy diet, and taking timely vaccinations for hepatitis could curb the symptoms.
Medications: Your doctor may prescribe you medicines as per your symptoms to treat the liver disease.
Specialists: For better guidance, you can connect with a specialist at mfine, who would help you get rid of this health issue with a complete treatment program.

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