A 46-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

ultrasound one year ago said diffuse fatty infiltration of the liver, now it says fatty infiltration of the liver with focal fatty sparring, meaning?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Inflammation: or irritation which may be from several causes, the two most common reasons would be elevated cholesterol/triglycerides and alcohol abuse. If you consume alcohol, stop for 1 month and repeat exam. I also suggest fasting blood tests for cholesterol, triglycerides and hepatitis.
Answered on Jan 7, 2018
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Consult on results: The doctor who ordered the tests needs to explain the results - it's part of the procedure. Get an explanation you can understand and remember - perha ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Biliary dilatation: Depends on what else is going on. Need more details to be better able to help.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
This is essentially: fat deposition throughout the liver tissue. There are numerous potential causes, for example obesity and certain medications(e.g. Steroids). Sometim ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month