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Occupational liver damage -- Iron

Occupational liver damage -- Iron: Introduction

Occupational liver damage -- Iron: Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to Iron in an occupational setting. Often other organs and tissues are also affected but only the liver toxicity symptoms are listed below. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in liver failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the exposure. Factors such as age, race, gender, overall health and underlying liver problems may also influence a person's risk of developing liver problems and the severity of the symptoms. Occupational liver damage is considered relatively uncommon due to current safe industrial practices. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Occupational liver damage -- Iron is available below.

Symptoms of Occupational liver damage -- Iron

Treatments for Occupational liver damage -- Iron

  • Treatment of occupational liver damage is dependant upon the causative agent, the degree of liver dysfunction, and the age and general health of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Removal from exposure to the causative agent
    • Chelation therapy for heavy metal exposure
    • Monitoring of patient and regular review of liver function - where liver dysfunction is mild to moderate, and liver function is improving
    • Abstinence from alcohol and avoidance of medication that may contribute to further liver damage
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Occupational liver damage -- Iron

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  1. Occupational liver damage -- Iron: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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