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Can Severe Fatty Liver Be Painfull
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've been diagnosed with fatty liver, my lft is normal.How can you know the degree of fat accumulation?Mild/moderate/severe?
Biopsy standard: Liver biopsy usually gold standard. Exact percentage of liver involvement with fatty deposition difficult to determine. Isotope xenon 133 gas has been used to calculate percentage. Xenon goes to fat in liver and calculate percentate compared to biopsy results. Mr and ultrasound technologies are developing methods to determine fat content.Usually moderate to severe fat causes elevated enzymes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can severe fatty liver disease not quite cirrhosis be stopped from getting worse with diet and exercise?
Should I be taking pain killer whenever the pains come so severe due to the fatty liver?Thank you Doctor.
Doubt liver source: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what testing have you had? ...Read more
I have a fatty liver this cause severe spin in the stomach because They think the have to take out my gobladder because the funtion is slow no stone?
Was diagnosed fatty liver with sgpt 71 and LDL 139(total chol. 200) & TSH 11.5, are these all bcz of fatty liver, how severe is my fatty liver?Plz help
See below: Your LDL is only slightly elevated. A prudent diet will correct it. Your TSH indicates deficiency in thyroid hormone and has nothing to do with fatty liver but requires attention. Your SGPT is elevated - the degree is non-diagnostic and not helpful. If fatty liver is suspected, it can only be graded with liver biopsy. Repeating the SGPT in 6 weeks would be more prudent. ...Read more
In severe panic I have fatty liver but all of my ALT and AST have been 11 or 13 now suddenly they are 26 and 10 and my GGT went from 10 to 36 am i in liver failire?
No. : Those numbers are all in the normal range. Blood tests vary according to an interval of normal. Actual number changes of a few points don't mean that much compared to changes in the hundreds or thousands. Ordinarily liver function tests don't really check liver function, but leakage of liver enzymes if there is liver cell injury. Liver failure has other clinical and laboratory findings. ...Read more
I am 33years old. My BMI is 43. I just had my fifth child. I have been diagnosed with severe fatty liver from a CT scan. What can I do to help this?
Weight loss: Weight loss, slowly but surely, via healthy nutrition & regular exercise is best way to solve fatty liver. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease/basics/definition/con-20027761 for more info on fatty liver. However, morbid obesity as defined as BMI greater than 40, also qualifies one for bariatric surgery. In meantime, avoid alcohol & acetamihophen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fatty liver, no diabetes, no alchol, no hepititis, severe nausea any answers, phenergan and temasipan only meds?
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