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Is it possible for a specific brand of a vaccine (for Leptospirosis in dogs) to cause hepatic side effects?

I am a veterinarian in Europe and I am facing an unusual case. Within the last month, I have seen two different young dogs (3 years and 4 years old) to whom I administered a tetravalent vaccine for ...
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Is drug-based liver damage usually traceable to free radical generation?

From my fairly limited understanding, much of the time medications are said to be damaging to the liver, what is meant is that the process of breaking them down causes the formation of free radicals, ...
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Can superficial injury and exercise elevate AST and LDH levels?

Reading the information available here and here, it's stated that both exercise and other injuries can cause elevated results on a couple of indicators commonly used to measure liver function. ...
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What is the indirect - direct bilirubin ratio in the blood in physiological conditions?

What is the ratio of amount of indirect and direct bilirubin in the blood in a healty individual?
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Does moderate drinking cause damage to the liver?

It's fairly common knowledge that heavy drinking can damage the liver, causing scarring among other issues. Can moderate drinking, say one or two glasses of red wine a day, cause the same damage?
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Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney & Liver Disease

My Mother is having ADPKD in both kidney and liver. Is there any medicine for this disease. Over the time, the liver has swelled a bit and the bulge is quite visible. I recently took her to doctor ...
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What happens to albumin level in COVID-19 patient?

As we all know that albumin is a negative inflammatory phase reactant. In severe inflammation, the level of albumin goes down. In one of our reviews, we found that hypoalbuminemia is occurring in ...
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Which type of specialist should we see for bleeding and possible liver damage after alcohol withdrawal?

My father (aged 53) has stopped drinking alcohol since January and due to this he has a low bp 110/60, when he goes to the toilet bleeding there is blood in the urine, hemoglobin is 6, stomach is ...
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Postcholecystectomy indigestion problem

A pateint of lap cholecystectomy cannot now digest food rich in proteins and fats gets nausea and discomfort over hypochondrium after meals. So Is indigestion common after cholecystectomy?
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What exactly is the effect of Terminalia Arjuna in Hepatic Lipid Peroxidation?

This artice says that Terminalia Arjuna (TA) increases hepatic lipid peroxidation (LPO) administration of arjuna resulted in reduction of thyroid hormone concentration in euthyroid animals, whereas ...
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Why does ALP become raised in obstructive liver disease?

I can't find any logical answer on the internet - sorry if I'm just being stupid! In my head: if the bile duct is blocked/cholestasis (eg. by gallstones) then surely substances can't leave the liver ...