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Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Symptoms
I have had diarrhea, nausea and cold sweats for 2days. I do have mild non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Are my symptoms the flu?
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
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Fatty liver: I presume the diagnosis was made by your doctor. If he/she has not fully explained this to you it would be wise to make another visit so you have a better understanding. If you have not seen a liver specialist (gastroenterologist) about this you must have your doctor refer you. ...Read more
Yes it is possible: This condition is a metabolic disorder often associated with diabetes and overweight conditions. If this person can reduce weight by doing daily exercise and cutting on daily intake of food/ calories, liver may recover but the weight has to go down to normal and daily exercise is a must and should be continued for the long term. ...Read more
If u had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, with constant hyperammonia, would u get started on your bucket list? i am 55 and female with 10 other illn
encephalopathy?: Do you have cirrhosis? Why are your doctors checking ammonia? Do you have periods of confusion? Cirrhosis from nafld/Nash can lead to improper handling of ammonia leading to confusion and altered level of consciousness. This is treatable. You should consider a consult with a hepatologist or gastroenterologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Told to eat high fat, low carb? And what are the #s of (low carb)
60 grams QD or so: No sugar, keep carbs to about 20 per meal. This is the equvialent of a slice of bread or an apple, 1/2 cup of rice, 1/2 cup spaghetti per meal fatty liver is caused to a large degree by the production in the liver of triglycerides in the process of storing sugars. Fructose is the worst of the sugars because it cannot be directly burned in the krebs cycle must first be stored as trig by liver. ...Read more
Yes if no cirrhosis: Aleve(naproxen) and Motrin(ibuprofen) are primarily excreted by the kidneys and not metabolized in the liver. If a patient with NAFLD is asymptomatic, has normal liver function(bilirubin) and no evidence of cirrhosis Aleve and Motrin can be taken without toxicity. NSAIDS can occasionally elevate hepatic enzymes so it's probably wise to check LFT's occasionally if using NSAIDS regularly. ...Read more
My albumin level is 3.8 and has decreased in the last year. My sister has non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. What should I do next? Anything?
Nothing.: Albumin levels are useful only when monitoring known liver disease. Albumin levels fluctuate dependent upon many variables so I think you are probably NOT "decreasing." It would be distinctly unusual to find liver disease with an abnormality of albumin alone. Sister with NAFLD does not mean much for your health. See the doc who drew your blood. ...Read more
My Mum dx non alcoholic fatty liver disease but her recent biopsy says she has NASH, is that the exact same thing as NFALD? If not,how do they differ?
biopsy results shown non alcoholic fatty liver disease. im not obese and other main causes dont apply to me, how's this possible? I am active/healthy
Need more info: How tall are you and how much do you weigh? What medications, if any, are you taking? Do you exercise? If yes, how and how much? What did the results of blood lipid studies show? As you can see, the issue may be too complicated for this forum and it would be prudent to consult a liver specialist. Wish you good health! For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Can Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (no inflammation) speed up your metabolism and cause you to poorly absorb antidepressant medication?
Fatty liver: The absorption and metabolism of antidepressants are totally different systems. It depends on the antidepressant as well as any other drugs you may be taking at the same time. However, in general fatty liver disease will slowly metabolize most antidepressants, thereby inc blood levels. ...Read more
With stage 1 fibrosis and non alcoholic fatty liver disease would it be better to use (very rarely) edible or inhaled marijuana. It's legal, of course?
By all means: Some of my colleagues will be angry with me, but this is a situation where politics makes good science impossible and thus common sense and common kindness should take over. But what I'd really like to see is have you get high on exercise. This may be what your liver is asking you for, and it could save your life in a few different ways. ...Read more
Is it possible to have mildly elevated liver enzymes and some small spots on your liver during an ultrasound and have the two findings be totally unrelated? Could you have non alcoholic fatty liver disease and cysts or something similar?
Yes.: This is in fact common. Both liver cysts and liver enzyme abnormalities are very common. Therefore the overlap of those two is also common. It would be unlikely that a cyst alone would be responsible for liver enzyme elevations. ...Read more
Left back pain under my ribs for the last few nights, history-TBI with post traumatic epilepsy (taking carbamazepine) non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Also over the last year I have been to the ER a few times and last time I was at the ER (seizure) I w
Have it looked into: Nocturnal seizures can result in feeling beat up the next day (and having no recall of the seizure) In any event your seizures are not completely controlled with the current therapy. Check your Tegretol level, liver function, sodium, magnesium, calcium, Vit D and Tegretol 10-11 epoxide. Consider a different approach to seizure prophylaxis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Liver heals itself: There is no medication for liver diseases. For the dangerous and deadly fatty liver disease this is treated with a two pronged approach: weight loss and low carbohydrate diet combined with avoidance of all other liver toxins: Acetaminophen and alcohol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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