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A 57-year-old male asked:

Fatty liver (ultrasound) 20-25 lbs over weight. binge drinker. with abstinence of alcohol, and careful dieting, when does noticeable reversal begin. blood work was fine bad cholesterol 133. doctor jus7 gave me the standard lose weight exercise.

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Usually takes weeks: It takes 6-8 weeks for the liver to heal from the binge drinking before it will start addressing the fatty liver accumulation. Sometimes medication is also needed , but it depends on liver function
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Fatty liver: If you can stay away from alcohol and change your diet, especially steer clear of fructose the liver can recover. May take months, possibly years. I have found the following helpful: low glycemic diet, glyconutrients, food allegy testing (leads to best diet). www.thedocstu.com http://mtex.it/jt3n7lm8
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020


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