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Can A Fatty Liver Cause Liver Cancer
It's a start: Fatty liver = steatosis can lead to non alcoholic steatohepatitis which is a chronic inflammation of the liver, this in return can lead to liver cirrhosis which in itself is really the risk factor for liver cancer. This process takes aproximately 20 yrs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Panc elastase test shows insufficiency. Have fatty liver. Is pei cause of fatty liver? Is there connection between fatty liver and pancreatic cancer?
No, just description: Like most dx, just a label for a pattern, as judged by whatever metrics. Yes, there is observed relation between fatty liver ; developing liver cancer. Fatty liver most commonly due to persistent low-fat, hi-carb (i.e. All sugars, simple ; complex) foods. Liver, to protect rest of body from ?sugar (toxic), converts sugars into triglyceride fats. If can't export into external fat, then fatty liver. ...Read more
Don't hve cancer that i know of. Fatty liver in feb diet and exercised lost 60 l got scared and went bk to reg diet in oct no wt loss since. Cancer?
Nah: Welcome back. You have asked numerous questions over several months, described essentially normal results on several blood and imaging tests. Sounds like you are healthy, at least healthier than you were before you sought to lose weight to treat fatty liver. Talk to your doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various: Hepatocellular carcinoma is famously caused by chronic hepatitis b, c and iron overload; if alcohol is a risk it's less. Angiosarcomas from vinyl chloride. The thorotrast nightmare is mostly over. Cholangiocarcinomas flourish where there are liver flukes, and in autoimmune bile duct disease. ...Read more
Probably neither: Thinning hair can be a sign of cancer, but a very late one. Typically before you get to this point you have lots of weight loss, pain, and nausea. Liver disease can contribute to hair loss, but not when you have fatty liver; more when you have the more serious disorder called cirrhosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: There is a some genetic preponderance, but lifestyle really has much more to do with it. Diseases such as viral hepatitis can increase the risk dramatically. Chronic alcohol abuse and cirrhosis also increase the risk. There are certain genetic diseases which then lead to liver cancer. Smoking also increases the risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I read that sleep late would cause liver cancer in the future. I sleep at 2:00 and wake up 09:00 in the morning.?
Cancer of the liver can be a primary cancer (hepatocellular cancer) & is more common in those exposed to hepatitis b or hepatitis c or cirrhosis from other causes. It can also be a secondary cancer, spread from another site such as colon, stomach, lung, etc. Some liver cancers are treated with surgery & some with chemotherapy, radiofrequency ...Read more
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