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Fatty Tissue On Liver
On ultrasound?: make sure you're at a healthy weight and drink just rarely (at least as long as you get the problem under control). a lot of it also depends on how your liver enzymes look - a lot of people can have fat in the liver without it necessarily being a problem. if it causes inflammation though, you gotta take some preventative steps. ...Read more
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Interesting : It is not the question to ask. The question you should be asking is what is the cause. Too much alcohol can help do this. If someone is very overweight , this can be the cause. This can occur in prediabetic states or in diabetes. It may also be a precursor of cirrhosis. Meds can be the cause of this as well as some infections. There can also be a problem is someone had extreme weight loss. See doc ...Read more
Liver fat thoughts: 1) Increased liver fat can be through the whole liver or parts of the liver AKA steatosis AKA fatty liver. Many causes, can often be reversible. Not precancerous, but if continued liver insult occurs, can lead to cirrhosis. 2) True fatty liver masses are fairly rare and often not cancer. 10 fatty liver Ca masses reported in 1988. 3) Ask the Dr. who ordered the MR or see internist or GI person. ...Read more
Fatty tissue found on live found via ultrasound at ER on tuesday, enlarged liver and no health insurance. Can i wait to see a specialist?
Yes: I'd start with a good general physical and lab evaluation by a primary doctor. Steatosis, or fatty infiltration of the liver, can be seen in people who are overweight, are diabetic, or have high cholesterol/triglycerides. You may not need anything more than a weight loss program or management of your cholesterol. Start at the beginning, and don't panic. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How bad is a focal area suggestiv of central fibrosis within liver. Mild centrilobular cholestasis and attached fibroadiposed tissue with fat necrosis?
Depends: It is impossible to evaluate these findings without knowing the clinical setting and the results of other tests of liver function. Certainly this does not make me suspect liver cancer. If you have questions about this ultrasound finding, I would ask your doctor or your gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Removed implants 4 days ago. Dr wants tissue tested for infection. When can I get fat transfer from abdomen&flanks to breasts?
Explant vs Fat Graft: Best to see a few expert Fat Grafting PSs in MIAMI. Whom was the explant doctor? Call my office in SOIUTH MIAMI to be seen. I usually wait 3 to 6 months before fat grafting to breasts after explantation. Regards Dr Darryl J Blinski 305 598 0091 instagram: Doctor_FixIt ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
Fatty liver 4 11mths enzymes elev also.normal 4 9mths us showed no fat in oct. My albiumn was 3.5 usually norm It was 3.1 11mths ago 1x only is it bad?
No: It is good that your enzymes have normalized and that the fatty liver findings have disappeared within the past 9 months. It also sounds like the albumin increased from 3.1 to 3.5g/dL. Normal is usually about 3.5-5.5g/dL. Albumin is made by the liver. So this change would indicate better liver function. It is not like liver enzymes that leak into the blood when there is damage. ...Read more
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
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
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