Acute Liver failure treatment in Girgaon
What is meant by Acute Liver Failure?
Acute liver failure is a rare condition which is diagnosed by an Acute Liver Failure specialist in South Mumbai. It is a loss of liver function that occurs rapidly in days or weeks time, usually seen in people who have no pre-existing liver disease. It happens when your liver abruptly loses its ability to function. Acute liver failure is less common as compared to chronic liver failure, which begins more slowly.
What are the types of liver transplant?
Acute liver failure happens when liver cells are weakened significantly and are no longer able to function. Acute liver failure can be caused by hepatitis. It can also be caused by taking medicines such as acetaminophen. Autoimmune disease can also cause acute liver failure. In some cases, the cause of the disease is unknown. Dr Chetan Kalal is an Acute Liver Failure specialist in Girgaon, he can diagnose and provide the exact cause behind liver failure.
Potential causes include:
- Diseases of the veins in the liver
- Metabolic disease
- Infection (sepsis) and shock can severely reduce blood flow to the liver, causing liver failure.
What are the symptoms of acute liver failure?
Signs and symptoms of acute liver failure may include:
How is acute liver failure diagnosed?
Visit Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre for Acute Liver failure treatment in Girgaon, here we will evaluate to find out if you have a history of drug use, or exposure to toxins, and to check for signs of hepatitis. These signs include jaundice, fatigue, and abdominal pain. We will also test your mental alertness and blood tests. These tests will monitor your liver enzymes, bilirubin levels, and prothrombin time. Prothrombin time measures your blood’s ability to thicken (coagulate).