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Liver inflammation is called hepatitis. (Hepato- = liver; -itis = inflammation) There are many causes of hepatitis: They can be caused by viruses. 95% of the viral causes are Hepatitis A through E. Other viral causes include Herpes simplex, Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr, yellow fever virus, adenoviruses. Some non viral infections can also cause liver inflammation, such as toxoplasma and rocky mountain spotted fever. Toxins such as Amanita toxin in mushrooms can cause liver inflammation. Drugs are also another source of liver inflammation. These inflammation are not uncommon since many drugs are metabolized by the liver when taken by mouth. Some of the drugs include acetaminophen (Tylenol), paracetamol, amoxycillin, antituberculosis medicines, minocycline, methyldopa, nitrofurantoin, isoniazid, ketoconazole Auto immune conditions, such as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)can cause liver inflammation. Metabolic diseases, such as Wilson's disease can also cause liver inflammation. Alcohol is a big cause of liver inflammation, especially when taken when the drugs listed above. Tylenol, a very common pain reliever and fever reducer has to be taken very carefully, and never every ingest alcohol while taking Tylenol products.
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