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Mild Hepatomegaly

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
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
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
TooLittleInformation: Hepato-megaly=hepatic (liver) + enlargement. Enter-itis=enteric organ (bowel) + itis="inflamation of". Thus these terms are only descriptive of what s... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
This is borderline: hepatomegaly. If your blood tests are normal and you have no other risk factors, it is probably nothing serious. You should ask the doctor who order... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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What is the cause ??: One must know the etiology to prescribe the treatment and prognosticate the outcome. Seek help with the aide of a gastroenterologist
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Weight/obesity: Non-alcoholic fatty liver is a growing problem related to being overweight or obese. It has the potential of getting worse and causing more severe li... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Liver large: It is a large liver, which can be just how you are built, or if you have fat in it.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
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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Rib fracture: Without knowing exactly the character of your pain, the other possibility is that your pain could be related to an old rib fracture that is slow to he... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Further testing: Further studies needed. This may include an abdominal ultrasound along with blood work. Your primary care doctor may refer you to a gastroenterologi... Read More

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