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Hazard, KY
A 35-year-old female asked:

What are the odds of having cirrhosis if enzymes were elev a yr & started milk thistle now normal for a yr.had fatty liver but scan shows no fat now.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Cirrhosis unlikely: Glad you're not drinking. Milk thistle protects from toxicity of some chemotherapeutic agents but I am not aware of any good work to suggest it helps common non-alcoholic fatty liver. I am going to assume you do not have hepatitis C or any other serious illness. Your best help is sensible eating and being physically fit.
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