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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Self explanantory: "fatty" liver means that there are fat deposits in your liver, usually occurs as we age; and usually benign.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Liver has more fat: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he ... Read More
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
18 years experience Family Medicine
Changes needed: While fatty liver is usually a "benign" finding, it needs to be addressed. Unchecked it can still lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. It is also as ... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fat in the Liver: Deposition of triglycerides in the liver from any number of disease processes. This is considered a reversible condition although that may depend on t ... Read More
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Steatosis: Increase in the number of fatty cells or adiposites in the liver. It is common in alcoholic liver, in malnutrition, in metabolic syndrome. It causes m ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Maluccio
27 years experience Surgical Oncology
Fat infiltration : Several things can contribute to fatty infiltration of the liver including 1) excess weight over a long period of time, 2) pregnancy, 3) diet 4) medic ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Fatty liver occurs when excess fat accumulates inside liver cells. This means normal, healthy liver tissue becomes partly replaced with fatty tissue. ... Read More
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 years experience Family Medicine
Read this: https://www.kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Montenegro
33 years experience Family Medicine
Fatty Liver: This is a condition where the liver is infiltrated by excess fat. This is found commonly in obese individual. If not reverse this could lead to nafld ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure..start now: Distinguish fatty liver (steatosis) from fatty liver with abnormal liver tests (steatohepatitis). Best to start with a weight loss diet based on calor ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Obesity/bad fat: Obesity is the main cause of fatty liver disease which is now #1 liver illness in america. Excessive food, especially fats causes obesity and thus fat ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet: Fatty liver is sometimes referred to as nash. Generally an elevated level of cholesterol or triglycerides in the blood can cause fatty liver. Fatty ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Deschino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Fatty liver means that the normal liver tissue has been replaced by fat, usually cholesterol. This can decrease the effective function of the liver. A ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Optimum management : Of diabetes if present and weight loss.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: A fatty liver develops from either too much alcohol or in taking the wrong kinds of fats. It causes a cirrhosis of the liver which is bad for you. You ... Read More

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