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Fat Deposits On Liver
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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