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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Alcohol: If progression is not controlled fatty liver leads to cirrhosis.First well balanced healthy meal, avoid alcohol completely, chick your medication som ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Gallbladder: It could be your gallbladder. EAt bland food, stay hydrated and STAY AT HOME.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
GERD: Please avoid these foods and take a proton pump inhibitor for one week and gauge response. If the medication improves your symptoms, please discuss ch ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Possibly hepatitis: Could be food borne Hep A. You should see a gastroenterologist for a more extensive workup
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
19 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
See your doctor: Hepatitis a is not a chronic infection, so likely is not the problem now. A full evaluation by your doctor will decipher the current problem.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
What's the cause?: A big liver is a feature of a huge number of different diseases, each capable of killing. Most familiar is the big liver of alcohol abuse, especially ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
Question too broad: The answer will depend on the cause of the enlarged liver. If you know the reason/illness/cause the answer can be more specific.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Varies: An enlarged fatty liver (hepatomegaly) can be seen on ultrasound. This may be a more common condition in diabetics or those that are obese or overweig ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: If your hepatomegaly is the result of an acute condition, for example Hepatitis A or Mono it should resolve in days to weeks. If the cause is differen ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
20cm: Measures are better than mild etc. But that is larger than most. Alcohol, hepatitis, tumors, cysts scarring and cirrhosis will reduce size over ti ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 years experience General Surgery
Get some tests: There are a number of reasons for hepatomegally, or enlarged liver. Heart disease, vascular diseases, blood clotting disorders viral syndromes, diabe ... Read More
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