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is cirrhosis worse than fatty liver

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
25 years experience Geriatrics
Quick response Yes: Cirrhosis is advanced liver inflammation with the multitude of complications that you see with it and none of them are great to experience. Fatty live ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: Fatty liver is, for the most part, completely reversible, if the process can be stopped at that point. Many heavy drinkers will have a fatty liver for ... Read More
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Read this short article about fatty liver: https://www.kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/ Cirrhosis is an irr ... Read More

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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Liver: You can't get guaranteed improvement with diet and exercise for fatty liver. But you can be pretty sure it will get worse if you don't diet and exerci ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually fatty liver: not enough info presently but best to review the imaging report with your doctor.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Fatty Live: Although alcohol is a common reason for fatty liver and growing cause of fatty live is called NASH or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. There is recent l ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Cirrhosis: Usually when you see abdominal veins of cirrhosis your stomach/abdomen is bulging w/ fluid. So if you abdomen is flat it is unlikely. Fatty liver can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Abnormal liver assoc: If you have fluctuation of liver associated enzymes, make sure you have further work up. Elevated live associated enzymes does not mean you have live ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Inflammation: Fat in the liver, leads to inflammation of the liver, which with time will lead to scarring of the liver. Fat in the liver causes the exact same dama ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Underlying problem: The fat doesn't cause the cirrhosis. The underlying problem -- alcohol, hepatitis c, lack of exercise, whatever -- first causes fatty change, then liv ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Terminology: Coarse liver is not a generally recognized medical term. Cirrhosis can arise is fatty liver which may due to alcohol or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Variable: A fatty liver may not turn into cirrhosis if the insult is removed, e.G, a person with fatty liver due to alcohol may be able to reverse the fatty cha ... Read More

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