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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Multiple possibiliti: Liver biopsy is not without risks. The liver can bleed. Bowels can get injured with the needle. They are most likely concerned with excess bleeding fr ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
Why did you get US?: If lfts are normal, and no pain, why get us? Fatty liver means more fat stored in liver than normal, usually due to metabolic reasons - overweight, ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Modify lifestyle 1st: Fatty liver occurs thru delivery of dietary fat/fatty acids to liver, excess carbohydrate, impaired export of triglyceride from liver cells, & augment ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Ibuprofen very rarely causes liver damage, although you need to be extra careful to avoid alcohol (alcohol also accelerates liver damage with hcv). I ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Poor function of the liver is often associated with accummulation of fluid in the belly.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: What virus and when? Liver disease may be associted with accummulation of fluid in the belly.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Nothing: ..as long as you not having symptoms such as pain.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hepatomegaly: Common causes of enlarged liver are fat accumulation, heart failure, and tumors. You may consult this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/ ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience Cardiology
Yes in part: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome occurs when the left sided chambers are radically underdeveloped resulting in inability to adequately deliver oxygenat ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
30 years experience Family Medicine
Fluid: It can be fluid if you have long history of alcohol use; or it might be case of chronic constipation or gaseous state due to type of food you eat.

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