My son is 13 years old and he has had an autoimmune condition since he was 7 years old. Lately he has been complaining about pain in his stomach and back. His stools are also oily-looking. What makes me worried is that his skin and eyes turned yellow. It has been three days. Is this a sign of his condition getting worse? What is the effective treatment for this?
My father is 63 years old and he has fatty liver that is caused by high levels of blood sugar and hypertension. Currently he is on medication to control those two conditions. The doctor said there is no inflammation. My question is what factors could cause inflammation in his case? Would it happen if his diabetes and hypertension got worse? How should he maintain his lifestyle to prevent possible inflammation?
My sister has type 1 autoimmune hepatitis. She has problems with her menstruation, sometimes she skips the cycles. Should we also see an obgyn, or is it a symptom of her condition that will automatically get better as we treat it?
My upper right abdomen is swollen and painful. My skin also itches and around the area there are black spots appearing on my skin. These symptoms come with dry mouth. I feel like my appetite has been affected too. Are these symptoms of a liver problem? What checkups would you suggest I do?
My wife often complains about nausea and gas in her stomach. Sometimes after eating, she vomits. And over the weekend I noticed that her nails turned yellow. How could we check if it is a liver problem?
My right abdomen is bloated. When I touch it, I can feel it’s a bit swollen. I also have diarrhea and nausea. When I take caffeine, whether it’s from coffee or tea, I get a fever for a few hours, and I feel very weak and can’t move. What is the best examination and treatment for my condition?
I’ve heard that jaundice is a sign of liver disease. My wife’s fingers and eyes have been slightly yellowish for the past two days. While there is no pain or changes in her bowel movements or urine, I am still worried. She has a slight fever also. Should we be worried and does she need to undergo any tests?
Is a liver transplant the only effective way to treat cirrhosis? Are there other options that can be explored?