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Stem Cell Treatment for Liver Damage

The Liver is the second largest organ of the body that plays crucial role in making our body functioning well. It performs several important functions in our body such as removing toxins from the body, fighting against the infections and the diseases, helping blood to clot, helps in breaking the complex molecules for easy digestion, helps in controlling the fat of the body and many others.

Though, Liver performs the important function of digestion, several people suffers from various forms of liver disorders.

Reasons for the liver damage

There are several reasons behind the live damage issue. Some of them are:

  • Viral infection that happens to affect the liver cells. When such an infection occurs, the viruses makes entry into the liver of the person through the blood stream. The viruses cause inflammation and affect the functioning of the liver in a negative way.
  • Autoimmunity conditions affect the liver also. In this, body’s own immunity system attack, liver cells to damage its functionality. When such a thing happens, the person is said to face the autoimmune hepatitis or primary biliary cirrhosis type of disease.
  • The cancerous degeneration of the liver cells affects the functioning of the liver and makes it prone to cause serious illness.
  • Additionally, factors like diabetes, excessive intake of salt, obesity, overuse or inappropriate use of medication, smoking, etc. affects the liver in a negative way.

Symptoms of the liver damage

Most liver problems possess common symptoms and signs followed with minor variations with each other. Some of the common symptoms are:

  • Appetite loss
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Swelling in the lower limbs
  • Weight loss
  • Weakness
  • Change in the skin color, i.e. getting yellow

Diagnosis of the liver damage

Following the symptoms shown by the patient, fewer scans and tests are recommended by the doctors to analyze the severity of the liver damage. Some of the basic ways to diagnose the issue are:

  • Liver function tests
  • Biopsy analysis
  • CT scans and Imaging

Doctors after seeing the report suggest the possible treatment available for the liver damage. In case, the issue is chronic and requires immediate attention, then technologically advanced treatments such as Stem Cell Treatment are used to treat it.

What happened with the chronic liver disease?

In chronic liver disease, liver has been damaged since a long time because of which a large number of liver cells get lost. Because the damage is so large, it’s quite hard to do the repairing process. To treat it, a liver transplant is suggested, which is an expensive option. Apart from this, stem cell treatment is quite effective in treating the disease.

During the stem cell treatment, some concentrated cells are administered over the targeted area, wherein they manage to reside and initiate some of the lost functions of the liver cells. This treatment is quite effective and gaining popularity among the medical personnel, these days.

Stem Cell treatment is one of the standardized and holistic approaches to treat the chronic liver damage.