Liver and Gallbladder

Liver Damage and Liver Failure – Symptoms and Signs

LIVER DAMAGE and LIVER FAILURE Liver damage refers to impaired liver structure (liver cells, vessels, biliary ducts) due to any cause. A mild liver damage, like in fatty liver, may cause only little impairment of liver function and no or few symptoms, while severe liver damage may lead to life threatening liver >> Read More ...

White Gallbladder-Related Diarrhea and Green Bile Salts Diarrhea

White Diarrhea Due to Gallstones Normally, bile, produced in the liver, is temporarily stored in the gallbladder and from there, after a fatty meal, expelled into the duodenum. Gallbladder stones may press on the main bile duct and obstruct it from the outside, thus preventing the bile flow into the duodenum. A small >> Read More ...

Pale, Clay, Gray or White Bowel Movement and White Diarrhea

Normal bowel movement color can be any shade of brown, or some other colors, but not white. The bowel movement has its color due to the bile which is originally green, but changes into the brown during the passage through the bowel.  Causes of White Bowel Movement When less than normal or no bile is excreted from >> Read More ...

Yellow Bowel Movement and Yellow Diarrhea – Causes

The color of the normal bowel movement is any shade of brown (usually medium brown), or brown/green. When stool appears apparently yellow/pale, and no relation to ingested food can be found, the following disorders should be considered: 1. DIARRHEA In diarrhea, food travels through the intestine fast, so intestinal >> Read More ...

Rare Genetic Disorders: Hereditary Fructose Intolerance (HFI)

What Is Hereditary Fructose Intolerance (HFI)? Hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) is a rare genetic disease in which fructose cannot be properly metabolised in the body. Affected person suffers from a bad abdominal reaction (bloating, diarrhea, generalized malaise) after eating fructose-containing foods. HFI is an >> Read More ...

Liver Diseases Types, Signs, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The liver is the largest internal organ of the body and one of the central points for most of the biochemical processes that sustains life. It is probably the most versatile organ and responsible for monitoring, regulating and performing vital processes. Read more on liver functions. Despite this versatility, the liver is >> Read More ...
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