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What Are The Symptoms Of liver disease In Parrots?

A: The symptoms are rather similar to humans, over weight parrots face a greater threat to liver disease. A long beak is actually a sign of poor nutrition and lead to breathing difficulties. Diets of mostly seeds contain lots of fat. This can end up with fat in the liver and eventually kill the liver tissue. Overgrown beaks can indicate liver disease as can breathing difficulties, diarrhea, being overweight, losing weight rapidly, fluffiness, and seizures. Parrots in captivity do not need have the needs wild ones do and should have appropriate diet. An overweight parrot faces a greater instance of suffering from liver

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Over 75% of obese adults are at risk to develop metabolic syndrome which can cause an irreversible liver disease. Question below:

A: The elevated levels of the liver enzyme alanine aminotransferase (ALT), a marker of NAFLD are marker of metabolic syndrome. ---quote---- In adults, researchers have shown an association between metabolic syndrome and a group of diseases called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which at its most severe, may progress to irreversible liver damage. The purpose of the current study was to investigate to what extent metabolic syndrome in adolescents was associated with elevated levels of the liver enzyme alanine aminotransferase (ALT), a marker of NAFLD. ---end of quote--- ...


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How is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease diagnosed?

A: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is hard to detect since it doesn''t usually display outward symptoms. Diagnosis usually doesn''t occur until a doctor has noticed swelling in your liver, at which point you''ll undergo some diagnostic procedures. These methods include blood tests that help doctors learn about enzyme function in the liver, imaging procedures such as MRI and CT scanning, and liver biopsies that allow the doctor to analyze your liver tissue for damage. A liver biopsy is the most reliable method of diagnosis. If you receive a liver biopsy, your doctor will obtain a piece of...


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liver disease?

A: dear tammy your fiance certainly has liver disease; this is most likely fatty liver (a usually harmless condition) but other causes should be ruled out. also, he should increase physical activity and thereby bring his BMI below 27. i suggest that he consults a liver doctor. best regards swissdoc...
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What Symptoms Would A Labrador With Chronic liver disease Be Displaying?

A: There are many types of liver disease, and the symptoms may vary. Some of the most common are: vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation, lethargy, pale gray feces, orange urine, behavioral changes, seizures, painful and/or swollen belly, sudden weight loss, increased consumption of water, and increased urination. If your dog has any of these symptoms, please see your vet. The buildup of toxins in a lab''s brain from liver disease causes a lab to shows signs of "nervousness," including aimless wandering, dementia,aggression, weakness and coma, among others. More physical symptoms include vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, jaundice; bloody,...


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What Symptoms Would A Labrador With Chronic liver disease Be Displaying?

A: There are many types of liver disease, and the symptoms may vary. Some of the most common are: vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation, lethargy, pale gray feces, orange urine, behavioral changes, seizures, painful and/or swollen belly, sudden weight loss, increased consumption of water, and increased urination. If your dog has any of these symptoms, please see your vet. The buildup of toxins in a lab''s brain from liver disease causes a lab to shows signs of "nervousness," including aimless wandering, dementia,aggression, weakness and coma, among others. More physical symptoms include vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, jaundice; bloody,...


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what are the early warning signs of liver disease?

A: Hi Krista, I know this must be difficult for you. Swelling in the abdomen and lower extremities could be a sign of liver disease, or cirrhosis of the liver. The liver is responsible for the production of blood cells that help with clotting. Often, people with liver disease have small bruises, or bruise easily.  Here is the Wellsphere page with multiple references for you: http://www.wellsphere.com/wellpage/Cirrhosis...
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Can there be fever with liver disease

A: Fever with liver disease ? There are many liver conditions that can cause a fever from the liver that's diseased also symptoms of viral hepatitis mimic the flu and you have high fever stomach upset infection in the liver from any kind of condtion sometimes causes a very high fever because of the blood cells fighting against the infections that cause the infections act just like a person with a cold so yes is the answer for this....
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Does Slippery Elm Really Help Pets With liver disease?

A: Yes, slippery elm can help pets with many ailments. Usually one of the symptoms of liver disease is an upset digestive tract. Cats will sometimes vomit and/or have diarrhea. Slippery elm helps to soothe and coat the digestive tract so that food can then be passed through more easily. Slippery elm also has been know to help firm up stools. The jury is out on whether slippery elm will help with liver disease; any evidence for relief of liver disease is anecdotal....


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Is it okay to take Vytorin with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and early cirrhosis?

A: NASH or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease with early cirrhosis is fairly serious problem, and statins have been known to potentially make disease states such as this worse. I understand the concern, and it is not unwarranted. Consider finding someone who specializes in hepatology or liver diseases. It is likely they have dealt with this issue before and have made similar recommendations. At this time, I cannot recommend that anything be done that is contrary to the desires of your current physician. Feel free to visit us here for more information on Vytorin: http://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/vytorin. M. Curley, PharmD...


 
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