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Can Fatty Liver Be Caused By To Much Ibuprofen For A Long Period Of Time
Can having 5 kids cause veins to show on stomach a period of time? Had mild fatty liver 2 yrs ago elevated enzymes 1 yr ago normal 4 a yr. Cirrhosis
Confusing: Please explain about cirrhosis when you resubmit your question. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I'm 38 and had my estrogen checked and it is low. I was on period then. Still having periods. I have lost 66lbs and reversed my fatty liver. Any ideas?
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Could my fatty liver be getting worse if I missed my period? I have lost 50 since march still weigh 270. Worried
Unrelated: A fatty liver reflects a metabolic syndrome hypercaloric over nutrition. Losing weight and exercising are the best ways to repair it. The absence of a period may change your weight a bit mostly due to fluid retention, but doesn't participate in the metabolic syndrome process. If you were in your 3rd trimester of pregnancy, then a fatty liver may be a concern. ...Read more
When havin cirrhosis fatty liver, l jus learn about, I drink mayb 1 sometime twice or non a month. Should l stop drinkin period?
Could a missed period be due to signifigant weight loss? I have fatty liver and have lost 50 lbs since march
Gallbladder 17% function no stones on us does it need to come out if not can it set p gangreen? Cn billirubin b caused by this or fatty liver?
Sounds like biliary: Dyskinesia, given that there are no stones and low gallbladder ef. Cholecystectomy will alleviate symptoms in 70% of patients with this diagnosis. However, if there is also elevated bilirubin, that is suspicious for obstruction. Bilirubin needs to be fractionated and if it is direct bilirubin which is elevated further studies are indicated (e.g. Mrcp). Fatty liver should not cause elevated bilirub. ...Read more
What will be done 4 a fatty liver? Don't drink or obese my emzymes r high but r going down slowly caused by meds. No gallstones or hep etc
Depends on cause: While obesity is the most common cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (nafld), there are other causes, including poorly controlled diabetes, drug toxicity, weight loss surgery and toxins. In your case, since you refer to this being caused by some medication, the best thing to do is to remove the offending agent, meanwhile avoid fatty foods and avoid alcohol until you are cleared by your md. ...Read more
Drink 8 ounces (1.5 glasses) of red wine daily for health benefits per medical studies. Can the long-term effects of this cause fatty liver?
Perhaps: Depends on individual and other factors. 8 ounces daily is somewhat "generous" re: health benefits of wine. ...Read more
What is fatty liver and what causes it. What is the sideeffects. My side on left an my stomach is fat back pain have kidney problem hurt all the time.
Hello.: Hello. I donâ€™t know what the cause of your fatty liver is. However, a major cause of fatty liver is drinking too much alcohol. Alcohol use combined with poor diet, obesity, abnormally high iron levels and hepatitis c can increase the chances of getting fatty liver. There are also people who have fatty livers who donâ€™t have an illness and who donâ€™t drink. Some people can develop a fatty liver off drinking really heavily for a weekend, and the fat decreases when they stop drinking. In your case, it would be best to get specific input from your doctor as s/he can put this in the context of your total health picture. Take care. ...Read more
Diagnosed with giant hemagioma 17.6cm with MRI back in 2010 would MRI also detect back then a fatty liver caused by alchohol or fibrosis thanks?
Have boarderline mild fatty liver with sugars at times in a.M. 105 but niormal all day stopped carbs lost 20 lbs can I reverse all and how long if yes?
Yes: The cornerstone of treatment for fatty liver disease is weight and daily exercise. Each have been shown to help. You should get a fasting cholesterol and liver profile checked. Also, cutting down on any alcohol will help. Typically, I would recheck these labs in 2-3 months after these lifestyle changes have been made. ...Read more
Borderline fatty liver and at times glucose in a.M. Is 105 but normal all day lost 20 lbs and quit all carbs and sugar can I reverse & how long?
Possibly: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Can Hypoglycemia be caused by Fatty liver as I was diagnosed with it 2 months ago. Since past few weeks, I get extremely week and lethargic to the point of almost fainting when I skip a meal and it never happened before? Am I serious? Thanks
Would elevated bili for over a year be caused by Gilberts? Never was abnormal before just all the sudden. Could it b from fatty liver or more serious?
Maybe, it depends.:
There are many causes of elevated bilirubin, including Gilbert's syndrome and fatty liver. An initial work up, including liver function tests, complete blood count, hepatitis screening, and liver ultrasound, will provide a good starting point. Elevated bilirubin with all other tests being normal and no inciting medications is often due to Gilbert's.
Depends: Ibuprofen is not a harmless medication. The side effects include - stomach irritation and even ulcer and bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, fluid retention (primarily in people with impaired kidney function) that leads to lower extremity swelling and elevated blood pressure. Kidney damage is more common in people with hypertension, diabetes etc. Otherwise, it can be used but with caution. ...Read more
Get tested: Whenever on a medication for a long period of time, blood should be tested for any possible adverse side effects. ...Read more
Fenofibrate did it effect on liver functions if it been taken for long period and did legalon 140 refresh liver and then can stop taking fenofibrate?
Fenofibrate: Fenofibrate can cause abnormal liver tests, and if that occurs, the Fenofibrate may need to be stopped. There is no evidence to suggest, however, that Legalon (milk thistle) is effective for Fenofibrate-induced liver test abnormalities. I would avoid alcohol if your liver tests are abnormal. Good luck. ...Read more
Have fatty liver disease. And have pain in my upper right side. I'm tired all the time and my hands are itchy. I'm not eating much. What do I do?
See your physician: "fatty liver disease" is usually benign but can be associated with other conditions that can place patients at risk for long term liver disease, some of which can be clinically silent. Your physician can evaluate your symptoms within the context of specific laboratory values and your physical examination to help determine your risk profile and determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
I have a fatty liver but I am not over weight no diabetes or high chlosterol my dr. Is very puzzled, would like to know what to expect over time?
Further exam: Have u been referred to a GI specialist for further exam? This maybe helpful. Other things to consider, hepatitis, meds, alcohol abuse, autoimmune diseases. ...Read more
I consistently have a lft, gamma GT of 115 u/l, with no evidence of a fatty liver, and I rarely drink alcohol, what could be the cause of this?
Taking 15mg mirtazapine for 16 months. Abd us shows fatty liver. Can mirtaz be the cause? I rarely drink alcohol
Not likely...: Fatty metamorphosis of the liver does not necessarily result only from alcohol consumption. If you study up on it, I think you'll find it is most often a condition more determined by your genetics and diet. I'd consult with a hepatologist (liver specialist from internal medicine) and maybe get a genetic analysis to see what your best strategy might be. ...Read more
What would cause veins to show on stomach and sides? 2 years ago I was told I had mild fatty liver could it have turned to cirrhosis causing veins?
Need to be checked: Veins on the skin of the abdomen are worrisome and need to be checked by your Doctor as soon as possible. They could be related to your liver issue and the cause needs to be investigated now. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with fatty liver. My triglycerides are thru the roof. My ALT and AST results vary from normal and abnormal. What can cause this?
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
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