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A 36-year-old male asked:

i m 35 year male my liver size 22 cm is it dengrous for me dr give me half tab of ursodeoxycholic acid tab bp three time in the day is this correct medicine?

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Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
Specializes in Internal Medicine
? Fatty liver: I assume your enlarged liver is due to what is called Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and that is the reason probably ursodeoxycholic acid prescribed. More recent data suggest that this medicine has little or no impact in improving liver fat and inflammation. However, it has very few side-effects. If you do have fatty liver causing enlarged liver, the best treatment is diet and exercise.

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