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Liver Disease


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Comment from: Scared, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 01

Liver biopsy does help with diagnosis. Please have them put you in twilight sleep at least. My first one was without even pain medicine and it was almost unbearable. I almost passed out. From then on I always told them only way I would have it done was to be out. I have had about 4 done. I have non-alcoholic cirrhosis.

Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care


Fauci, Anthony S., et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011.

National Library of Medicine. LiverTox.

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