Cirrhosis of the Liver - Liver and Gallbladder Disorders - Merck Manuals Consumer Version
Cancer that starts in the liver is called primary liver cancer, or hepatocellular carcinoma HCC. The impedance catheter measures both acid and nonacid reflux. Therefore, night-time pain, when it occurs, may be a symptom of structural disease and requires further examination. Pyloric dilation including Botox injection For patients with an impaired ability to push food from the stomach into the small intestine, endoscopic treatment of the valve pylorus connecting these two organs may offer relief. Stool withholding will make constipation worse and treatment more challenging.
Colon cancer, IBD, and celiac disease are more common in the first-degree relatives of affected persons. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver. The capsule travels through the intestinal tract taking pictures for eight hours. There are several ways of dilating the esophagus. There may be fluid retention in the legs as well, as a result of poor liver function. These infants may vomit and their tummy enlarge because they cannot pass stool easily. When there is continuing liver injury the liver attempts to repair the damage by replacing lost liver tissue a process called regeneration and by forming scars.