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Dengue can affect the liver

When contracting dengue fever, dehydration occurs, however, there are other consequences of this virus, such as causing damage to organs such as the liver and lungs. Most severe symptoms occur after the third day.

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How to detoxify your liver

The liver is in charge of eliminating toxins from the blood. It also secretes bile, which allows fats to be broken down in the small intestine throughout the digestive process.

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What is toxic hepatitis?

Toxic hepatitis is caused by consuming substances that affect the liver, such as alcohol; however, this condition can also be caused by the ingestion of some medications.

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Jin received a segment of his father´s liver in May 2015.

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