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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, you may wait.: A fatty liver is the consequence, in most cases, of excessive body weight. The most effective therapy is weight control and even though various medicines have been tried, weight reductions is the most effective treatment for those persons who are heavy. You may wait to see a liver specialist because the liver damage takes a long time before it becomes permanent. ...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
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 2 more doctor answers
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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