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Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically. Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein ? You must see a liver specialist- gastroenterologist. In the meantime lose weight. Avoid fructose,sucrose,trans fatty acids & brominated vegetable oils. Choose foods rich in lysine- Google for details or drhoffman.com Other supplements are omega3 fish oil capsules, Beet root,Vitamin B complex ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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In my u/s of abdomen. mild liver enlargement with inflammatory changes. Cholecystitis. Cystitis. In both kidney small calcui seen?

In my u/s of abdomen. mild liver enlargement with inflammatory changes. Cholecystitis. Cystitis. In both kidney small calcui seen?

Here are some ...: You should ask your treating Doc for this Q since he/she has your detailed clinical information so to better deduce the practical correlation with the findings from abdominal US. Note: Before acting, one has to consider the balance between medical necessity (from patient's and doctor's perspective) and professional possibility so to make right decision and take right action. ...Read more

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Pain in liver and gall bladder?

Pain in liver and gall bladder?

More info?: Why do you think its your liver or gallbladder? Have you been seen? If it is you can try to avoid the food "triggers" such as high fat or fried foods. Sometimes this with exercise and weight loss is enough to avoid attacks. Most people eventually need surgery to remove the gallbladder. Its a very common surgery. ...Read more

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Few prominent mesenteric nodes are seen in RLQ (right lower quadrant) -Tiny cyst in Rt lobe of the liver. - Urinary bladder diverticulum?

Few prominent mesenteric nodes are seen in RLQ (right lower quadrant) -Tiny cyst in Rt lobe of the liver. - Urinary bladder diverticulum?

Nodes liver cyst: These findings described suggest a diagnostic study was performed and probably a abdominal pelvic CT. They cysts and nodes are relatively common incidental findings which may or may not relate to the purpose for which the study was ordered. That it was ordered suggests a venue for you to discuss the results with the provider who ordered it. The Urinary bladder diverticulum may need further eval. ...Read more

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Is bloating up in the stomach a symptom of fatty liver?

Is bloating up in the stomach a symptom of fatty liver?

Bloating/Fatty liver: The majority of patient with fatty liver disease might not have any symptoms at all. Few can have some discomfort at the ruq. Feeling bloatedness is likely related to other causes, such as the type of food you consumed and unlikely to be your fatty liver.. ...Read more

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Can thickened gallbladder wall cause nausea and fullness after eating and pain directly under breastbone in center of abdomen?

Can thickened gallbladder wall cause nausea and fullness after eating and pain directly under breastbone in center of abdomen?

Maybe: If your gallbladder has stones or sludge (which can lead to obstruction of bile flow out of the gallbladder, and cause thickened gallbladder wall), then you can have pain in that area, though it is generally in the right upper abdomen. Has the cause for your thickened gallbladder been determined? If not, I think you need to see your doctor or a GI specialist to figure that out. ...Read more

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I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?

I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?

Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, it can eventually lead to problem called nash and ultimately to cirrhosis of the liver if not treated. Treatment usually involves identifying the reason for the problem and treating accordingly. ...Read more

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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

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My ultrasound results are mild fatty infiltration of the liver, a stable angiomyolipoma in the left kidney and a small polyp in the gallbladder.

My ultrasound results are mild fatty infiltration of the liver,  a stable angiomyolipoma in the left kidney and a small polyp in the gallbladder.

Multi problem girl: OK improve you nutrition eat well balanced diet , don't drink you will damage further if you take care of yourself possible to revert neglect may lead to cirrhosis . GB polyp need observation if is less than 2 cm , considered pre-malignant may need removal . L kidney one benign need observation only regular MD Ck ups , OK not that bad right ! ...Read more

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ULTRASOUND - WHOLE ABDOMEN Mild hepatomegaly with fatty changes. LIVER : Measures 164 mm, mild hepatomegaly with increasee in echogenicity of liver?

ULTRASOUND - WHOLE ABDOMEN
Mild hepatomegaly with fatty changes. LIVER : Measures 164 mm, mild hepatomegaly with increasee  in echogenicity of liver?

Fatty liver: You have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD tends to develop in people who are overweight or obese or have diabetes, high cholesterol or high triglycerides. If you are overweight, gradual weight loss will definitely help your fatty liver. This is the number one cause of liver disease in the United States and is a risk factor for diabetes, ...Read more

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Can an upper and lower abdominal and pelvic CT find tumors in the kidneys, liver, and pancreas? Or any of those?

Can an upper and lower abdominal and pelvic CT find tumors in the kidneys, liver, and pancreas? Or any of those?

Yes: All of those organs are seen and evaluated for anatomical changes that may signal the cause of a patient's complaint. ...Read more

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Fluid in lungs related to liver cirrhosis?

Fluid in lungs related to liver cirrhosis?

In severe cases: When the Albumin in the blood goes down, fluid can leak all over the body including the lungs. ...Read more

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24mm+ stones in both kidneys. Can they cause pain in both flanks and in abdominal area when still in kidneys? Also passed 20 stones in 4 days.

24mm+ stones in both kidneys. Can they cause pain in both flanks and in abdominal area when still in kidneys? Also passed 20 stones in 4 days.

Here are some...: Analyzing the onset, duration, interval, degree, evolution, & resolution of pain and the sequence of events + the findings of timely physical exam will usually comes to a reliable conclusion of if the pain results from renal stones. Clinically, you are luckily able to pass so many in 4 days, but if really from kidneys or bladder. Managing renal stones can be staged as present and future care. ...Read more

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Mom have free fluid (lots) in stomach. CT scan normal, show fluid in lung too. Colonoscopy normal. Severe pain in higher abdomen and lower abdomen. ?

Mom have free fluid (lots) in stomach. CT scan normal, show fluid in lung too. Colonoscopy normal. Severe pain in higher abdomen and lower abdomen. ?

Inside or out?: It is unclear from your description if the free fluid in the "stomach" means it is fluid in the abdomen (vs. within the stomach), in which case it would be called "ascites" and this would be abnormal and seen on CT scan. If there is similar fluid in the chest (usually right side), this may be due to liver disease from a variety of causes. Alternatively need to rule out heart disease and cancer ...Read more

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Pain in the right upper quadrant of stomach area when sitting. ( liver area) ?

Pain in the right upper quadrant  of stomach area when sitting. ( liver area) ?

See ur physician: If persist, see ur physician to evaluate. Coukd be lot of difference things. Liver, gallbladder (if it not remove yet), ulcer, hernia, colon, .. ...Read more