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Is there a good treatment for hepatomegaly / liver enlargement?

Is there a good treatment for hepatomegaly / liver enlargement?

Find the cause: One needs to first know the cause of the hepatomegaly before embarking on a treatment. Talk with your family doctor, internist, or liver specialist first. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Liver (Definition)

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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My liver is 17cm with no bile in urin and no symptoms but pain in the lumber region of right side any ideas about weather this normal or hepatomegaly ?

My liver is 17cm with no bile in urin and no symptoms but pain in the lumber region of right side any ideas about weather this normal or hepatomegaly ?

Enlarged liver: The liver size does vary based upon the height and weight of the person. The size you mentioned is little higher than normal range for a women. This probably is not the reason for your backpain, Have comprehensive history and exam to find out the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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What's a borderline hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration of the liver?

What's a borderline hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration of the liver?

A radiology finding: Usually something noted or commented upon by a radiologist on ultrasound or ct scan. An enlarged liver with excess fatty cells can be from obesity, poor diabetes management, or other medical or medication induced liver changes. Rarely can progress to marked liver damage. ...Read more

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What could cause a slightly enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) with normal liver values?

What could cause a slightly enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) with normal liver values?

A radiology finding: Usually something noted or commented upon by a radiologist on ultrasound or ct scan. An enlarged liver with excess fatty cells can be from obesity, poor diabetes management, or other medical or medication induced liver changes. May be an incidental and clinically insignificant finding. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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What is borderline hepatomegaly with grade 2 fatty liver? How is it treated?

What is borderline hepatomegaly with grade 2 fatty liver? How is it treated?

That means: if you don't take of yourself with better healthy diet , refraining from alcohol you are in treble If you drink don't drink and don't drugs ( if you use ) . your liver is enraged , healthy liver cells are replaced by fat cells a prelude to develop cirrhosis. See your doctor ...Read more

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Help please? What is borderline hepatomegaly with grade 2 fatty liver?

Enlarged liver: Hepatomegaly means an enlarged. Fatty liver means that the your liver contains more fat than normal. I assume that yo are reading this on a report of a radiologic test like an ultrasound or CT. These two conditions have many causes, but many of these causes are not too concerning. Ask your doctor to explain the report to you or look at the images with him/her. ...Read more