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Do you think this is cirrhosis of the liver?

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Do you think this is cirrhosis of the liver?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Internist replied 5 years ago.
You have to give a lot more detail.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Patient is basically healthy. Takes blood pressure meds. generic zoloft, low dose aspiring and generic acid reflux meds. Blood pressure is fine with meds. Has used alcohol, but now extensively. Height 5'3", weight, 160 lbs. What else do you need to know?

 

Expert:  Internist replied 5 years ago.
Liver blood tests. Nothing here to indicate cirrhosis except alcohol use.



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Internist, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 4766
Experience: Int. Med., Gastroenterology. Fellow American College of Physicians. Trained, located in the U.S.
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Hello
I understand that there has NOT been extensive alcohol use ...you wrote now extensive, but of course in your previous post you state that alcohol is not the issue.

The problem is the mass in the liver, and this probably needs to be further investigated.

Cirrhosis from other causes can predispose to liver cancer.

However the thing now is to make sure this is a benign cyst, and to make sure it is not metastatic colon cancer
good luck

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