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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Fatty liver: Lose weight if overweight, cut out alcohol if using; cut out simple sugars, starches, decrease fat in diet. Get followed up. Sometimes, fatty liver l ... Read More

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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Scarring: Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver that may result in end stage liver disease. Your doctor can run some blood tests to determine how well your liver i ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Depends on body size: Usually measure liver edge from bottom of ribs on right hand side of body when person is lying flat on back. Also, if person develops cirrhosis of liv ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
The MRI is probably: a little more accurate but seriously the difference you are reporting is only 0.5 cm. That is less than 1/4 inch. This is NOT clinically significant.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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13.8: Your doctor needs his bottom spanked! He must tell you everything that was done and the doctor MUST tell you all of the things that were done and what ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Watch it: If there's no fatty change in your liver, just keep an eye on it. The ALT is probably higher than your friends, and it might be worth repeating off al ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
12 years experience Radiology
Fatty liver: The ultrasound pattern you describe usually indicates fatty infiltration of the liver. This can be due to alcohol, drugs/medications, obesity or othe ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely insignificant: The renal length varies with height and weight and decreases slowly with age. Right kidney is usually slightly smaller than the Left. Normal size rang ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That is: a nonspecific description and there are a number of inflammatory and infiltrative processes that could cause that appearance. However, in the vast ma ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Nonspecific : This doesn't say much othe than the liver has some changes in its appearance that are uniform throughout the liver, not a single area which could repr ... Read More
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