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fatty liver with elevated MCV

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Damage to liver: Microvesicular fatty infiltration of hepatocytes (liver cells) is directly toxic to the liver. When liver cells are damaged or destroyed, they release ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
2x elevated LFT's: You are describing liver tests that are two times elevated over "normal" for a prolonged period of time. Persistent elevation over 6 months or more ma ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Lose weight: The second opinion is for you to lose weight through diet and exercise, easier said than done! Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink ple ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Fatty liver: You are only 21 and have fatty liver? This is not good. The fat in the liver is likely causing a low grade damage, which is why the alt is elevated. ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Very bad: Continued alcohol consumption will lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. That would in turn place your life in jeopardy. I urge you to get help and to ... Read More
Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
YES!: Alcohol continues to damage your liver. Your life is valuable. You matter! get help! there are many routes for help! a.A., call your doctor, nami.Org ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not particularly: Albumin of 3.5 is in the normal range. 3.1 would be considered low.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Congrats: Great job on reducing the fat on your liver. I assume you lost weight to have this happen…. Your albumin is low normal, maybe you are too extreme wit ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Gilbert's : Hi. Your slightly elevated bilirubin is probably unrelated to fatty liver. Your bilirubin is probably mildly high because of an insignificant defect i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Elevated liver enzymes indicate damage to liver cells usually from alcohol, hepatitis, and some medications. Fatty liver means accumulation of fat in ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
No: The numbers you list don't seem high enough to be worrisome. Sometimes minor elevation of bili can be caused by fasting or a hereditary condition cal ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
26 years experience Urgent Care
Classic Gilbert's: Gilbert's is an inherited syndrome. It is characterized by an elevated bilirubin. The inherited gene has a mutation in bilirubin metabolism, hence the ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bad Fats?: Our liver is a big filter and when it gets overwhelmed by bad fat (from too much junk food, transfats, carbs, etc) it gets backed up something like a ... Read More
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