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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
It may: You are going to want to get an evaluation because there are other abdominal causes for abdominal pain with back pain. Getting a evaluation addresses ... Read More

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many: There are several reasons for enlarged liver, such as fatty liver (from obesity, diabetes etc), virus (hepatitis), alcohol, mediations etc. Occasional ... Read More
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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Various: Inflammation (hepatitis, other infections), infiltration (fatty liver, storage diseases) or lesions in liver (tumors).
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually fatty liver: The most common cause of an enlarged liver is fatty liver, which can be caused by obesity, diabetes, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, and hyperlipidemia. La ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many things: Need more information to answer appropriately.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Depends: Inflammation of the liver can be due to a number of causes like fatty liver disease (very common now a days) or from viral hepatitis, metabolic causes ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Viral hepatitis, portal vein thrombosis, congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver (although liver can be small in cirrhosis) are a few of the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience Hepatology
Many: Fatty liver from diabetes or alcohol are common causes.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Many things: Alcohol, viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, cmv, ebv, leptosprosis, biliary obstruction, right sided heart failure, wilson disease, some ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Without knowing a complete history and performing a thorough exam, it's impossible to know what is causing your son's enlarged liver. There are many ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
A radiology finding: Usually something noted or commented upon by a radiologist on ultrasound or ct scan. An enlarged liver with excess fatty cells can be from obesity, po ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes.

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