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Abcess & Cysts On the Liver

Can anyone help me with information regarding liver abcess and cyst. A best friend of mine has just come back from asia (india). I think they accidentally drank water which may of been in the form of ice cubes in there orange juice.There immune system is really weak eg. Sweating. Itching, rash. Loss of weight, no appeitite, it really concerns me they have left the hospital after being informed of a liver abcess and antibiotics given.Please can anyone assist me in understanding and helping his wife to assist his recovery. Thanks
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replied January 25th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
He would need atleast 4 weeks of antibiotics that cover gram negative and anaerobic organisms if culture of pus has not been done. Otherwise,culture based antibiotics would be needed. If still he is not responding inspite of 4 weeks treatment then triphasic CT should be repeated.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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