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Doctor insights on: Fat Deposits On Liver

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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

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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Is there a way to control and reduce the fat deposition of a protruding abdomen ?

Is there a way to control and reduce the fat deposition of a protruding abdomen ?

Eat less and exercis: I know, that is not the answer you wanted to hear. Eating less and getting regular exercise is the best way to reduce the fat you are talking about. It is hard work, but it is the most durable way to fix your problem. ...Read more

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I have what feels like a fatty lump that moves easily under my skin on the right side of my abdomen (just under rib cage). Lipoma? Fat deposit?

I have what feels like a fatty lump that moves easily under my skin on the right side of my abdomen (just under rib cage). Lipoma? Fat deposit?

Surely: Surely you know we can't answer your question without an examination. What you describe as a fatty lump may be something else entirely. Please see your GP for a definitive answer. ...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 can I get the fat out of my liver?

How can I get the fat out of my liver?

Get it out of body: Fatty liver is commonly caused by overweight and over eating. Tell us your weight and we can guide you about how to reduce your weight by cutting down on Fat in your diet. Daily walking will help you to reduce your weight. This will get rid of the excess body fat from all places including your liver. ...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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Fat found in my liver but normal numbers all around what does that mean?

Fat found in my liver but normal numbers all around what does that mean?

Fatty liver disease: Fatty liver disease is caused by excessive fat accumulation in the the liver. It is associated with overweight and obesity as well as other metabolic disorders including high triglycerides and diabetes. Fatty liver can lead to complications including hardening of the liver called cirrhosis. If your bmi is too high, then losing weight will help mitigate your long term associated health risks. ...Read more

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How do i clean fat from my liver.the liver is of normal size and functions as expected.

How  do i clean fat from my liver.the liver is of normal size and functions as expected.

How do you know?: How do you know that your liver is fatty? If you are diabetic, keep your glucose under tight control. If you are overweight, lose weight. If you drink alcohol, quit doing that. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have a complaint of a little amount fat on liver.Could you tell me how to reduce the fat on liver?

I have a complaint of a little amount fat on liver.Could you tell me how to reduce the fat on liver?

Diet and Exercise: Fatty liver is very common. It is generally associated with the metabolic conditions of diabetes, elevated triglycerides, being overweight, or polycystic ovarian syndrome. There are no specific medications for it. The most effective treatment is weigth loss, exercise, and controlling the dibetes and cholesterol/triglycerides. ...Read more

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Buttermilk it good for fat liver?

Buttermilk: Not something i would recommend. Only times i've seen someone cure a fatty liver is with rapid weight loss like with gastric bypass or portion control diets. Talk to your doctor on strategies to eliminate fatty liver. Buttermilk being high calorie would not be the best for a liver that is fat. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how one reduce fatty liver deposits?

Can you tell me how one reduce fatty liver deposits?

Weight Loss: Multiple therapies have been investigated for the treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Weight loss is the only therapy with sufficient evidence suggesting it is beneficial and safe. A reasonable goal for many patients is to lose 0.5 to 1 kg/week (1 to 2 lb/week). Reduce alcohol intake if you are drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Is fatty liver dangerous? How to loose fat on liver? any home remedies or diet?

Is fatty liver dangerous? How to loose fat on liver? any home remedies or diet?

Lifestyle helps: Dr. Baker has given you good advice. You need to avoid more than a very little bit of alcohol if any at all. I trust that Wilson's disease and hepatitis C have been ruled out and that you are otherwise healthy. This is largely genetic but you can modify your risk by diet as recommended, and staying trim and physically fit. Ask your physician about meds -- a few simple vitamin-like Rx's exist. ...Read more

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Can stoping alcohol all of sudden is dangerous?And also liver fat can be get cured..?

Can stoping alcohol all of sudden is dangerous?And also liver fat can be get cured..?

Depends on amount: Delirium tremens (dt) is an acute episode of delirium that is usually caused by withdrawal from alcohol and it occurs only in patients with a history of alcoholism. But with fatty liver, either as a complication of excessive alcohol use, or in combination with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (nafld), the build up of extra fat in liver cells can cause liver damage. See a liver doctor for help. ...Read more