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Fat deposits in liver cause dizziness?

Fat deposits in liver cause dizziness?

Unrelated: Usual cause is inner ear pathology. See an ENT or a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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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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I drink a glass of wine each day. Latest blood test shows increased fat deposits in liver. Should i stop drinking wine?

I drink a glass of wine each day. Latest blood test shows increased fat deposits in liver. Should i stop drinking wine?

Fatty liver: Fatty liver is common in america, and is typically associated with alcohol ingestion, obesity, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and diabetes, among others. The more of these risk factors, the greater the risk of having fatty liver. When your liver tests in blood elevate in the setting of fatty liver, then the condition is of even greater clinical concern. Absolutely cut out alcohol! ...Read more

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Contrast CT to eval LUQ pain & Diarrhea - normal but noted fat deposits on liver, blood tests norm, how can they be sure it's fat, not tumor? cause?

Contrast CT to eval LUQ pain & Diarrhea -  normal but noted fat deposits on liver, blood tests norm, how can they be sure it's fat, not tumor? cause?

Fatty liver: A fatty liver is seen on CT scan by the density of your liver tissue. A fatty liver is diffuse, tumors are discrete mass. Treatment for fatty liver is weight loss, lipid control (often with medication/statins) and follow up with your local doc. Ask to see your blood tests, know your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Be well. ...Read more

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What kind of fat is deposited in the liver when one has nafld?

What kind of fat is deposited in the liver when one has nafld?

Macrovesicular fat: The appearance of the fat in the liver is no different than one would see with alcoholic fatty liver. ...Read more

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My father have a thick fat layer deposited in his liver actually ..i want some general suggestion ? this may harm his kidneys too??

My father have a thick fat layer deposited in his liver actually ..i want some general suggestion ? this may harm his kidneys too??

Here are some ...: Various amount of fat normally exists around the kidneys and in their sinus where kidney arteries, veins, and renal pelvis (the hollow part of kidneys) merge. But regardless of the amount, it's of no harm to kidneys and requires no intervention as long as not affecting urine drainage and kidney function. More detail? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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How can I remove fat from my liver?

How can I remove fat from my liver?

Find cause: You've been told you have fatty liver. Some medications can do this and i trust you've stopped the ones that are suspect. I trust you've stopped drinking alcohol and that the fat is still present. I trust you have been checked for hepatitis c and wilson's. These being ruled out, you've perhaps been a diagnosis like nash / metabolic syndrome. There are rx's, and aerobic fitness may help greatly. ...Read more

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Liver is full of fat .What can I do.

Many things.: First and foremost is avoidance of any potential liver toxin such as alcohol or acetaminophen. Second need to get immunized against hep a, b to prevent additional insult. Third need to lose weight. Fourth need to control any underlying metabolic disease (i..E. Diabetes). Fifth need to consider medications that might be indicated for you. Lastly need to monitor liver for progression of disease. ...Read more

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How to diagnose the degree of fat accumulation on liver?

Fatty Liver: This is a unique way to ask about liver. There is not any medical need to know this answer. The bigger question is how is your liver handling the fatty deposits. If it is being damaged then you must do all you can to get rid of the excess sugars and weight causing your trouble with your liver. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to reduce liver with high fat content?

What is the most effective way to reduce liver with high fat content?

Reverse risk factors: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish hepatosteatosis (fatty liver) from steatohepatitis (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer). ...Read more

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