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I diagnosed mild hepatomegaly with fatty liver changes. What foods im going to avoid?

I diagnosed mild hepatomegaly with fatty liver changes. What foods im going to avoid?

Alcohol: If progression is not controlled fatty liver leads to cirrhosis. First well balanced healthy meal, avoid alcohol completely, chick your medication some will give fatty liver, avoid drug abuse if have hepatitis b or c get it treated and go for regular doctor check ups. ...Read more

Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
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Enlarged Liver (Definition)

Hepatomegaly, otherwise known as an enlarged liver, is a clinical finding in which the liver is found to be larger than is normal, either by the physical exam from a physician or by imaging such as CT scan or ultrasound. This can be due to alcoholism, hepatitis viruses, inherited liver ...Read more


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Diagnosed fatty liver, enlarged liver mid 80s due to hep a. Can't digest food, fatigued, panel ALT 81, asp 58, alk phos 169. What's going on?

Diagnosed fatty liver, enlarged liver mid 80s due to hep a. Can't digest food, fatigued, panel ALT 81, asp 58, alk phos 169. What's going on?

See your doctor: Hepatitis a is not a chronic infection, so likely is not the problem now. A full evaluation by your doctor will decipher the current problem. ...Read more

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Is it true that hepatomegaly cause death?

Is it true that hepatomegaly cause death?

What's the cause?: A big liver is a feature of a huge number of different diseases, each capable of killing. Most familiar is the big liver of alcohol abuse, especially after a bender. Treatable causes of livers enlargement due to primary disease include the hepatitis family, drug allergy, wilson's, hemochromatosis, lack of exercise, and a few others. Find the cause and address it -- and good luck! ...Read more

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How many month does hepatomegaly require to recover?

Question too broad: The answer will depend on the cause of the enlarged liver. If you know the reason/illness/cause the answer can be more specific. ...Read more

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What is mild hepatomegaly with diffuse fatty changes?

What is mild hepatomegaly with diffuse fatty changes?

Varies: An enlarged fatty liver (hepatomegaly) can be seen on ultrasound. This may be a more common condition in diabetics or those that are obese or overweight. Fat cells build up in the liver, and in some cases liver damage can occur. ...Read more

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How much time it take to recover from mild hepatomegaly?

How much time it take to recover from mild hepatomegaly?

Depends: If your hepatomegaly is the result of an acute condition, for example Hepatitis A or Mono it should resolve in days to weeks. If the cause is different: hepatitis C or congenital, among other possibilities, there is a chance that it will progress slowly. Finding the cause is critical in predicting its behavior. ...Read more

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Treatment of hepatomegaly and its diagnosis?

Get some tests: There are a number of reasons for hepatomegally, or enlarged liver. Heart disease, vascular diseases, blood clotting disorders viral syndromes, diabetes, cirrhosis, cancers, and even infectious diseases can cause an enlarged liver a complete physical and history will guide the evaluation. Imaging studies and even a liver biopsy may be needed to make a diagnosis. Therapy will depend on diagnosi. ...Read more

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Is hepatomegaly just a swollen liver?

Is hepatomegaly just a swollen liver?

Enlarged: Hepatomegaly means enlarged liver, not necessarily swollen. ...Read more

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Why is there hepatomegaly in cml?

Depends: It may become enlarged due to infiltration by the CML cells or because of extramedullary hematopoiesis (where blood cells begin to be made by the liver and spleen due to poor production in the bone marrow). ...Read more

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What is the meaning of hepatomegaly with diffuse parenchymal disease?

What is the meaning of hepatomegaly with diffuse parenchymal disease?

Liver disease: Hepatomegaly means that the liver is larger than is normal. Parenchyma is the main tissue of the liver. Diffuse parenchymal disease means that there is diffuse disease throughout the liver tissues. This could be due to many different causes so check with your doctor for further information. ...Read more

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My son is diagnosed with mild hepatomegaly with enteritis is it serious?

My son is diagnosed with mild hepatomegaly with enteritis is it serious?

TooLittleInformation: Hepato-megaly=hepatic (liver) + enlargement. Enter-itis=enteric organ (bowel) + itis="inflamation of". Thus these terms are only descriptive of what someone believes/sees on whatever basis. There is no good information within these descriptive words, however accurate on whatever basis, to better understand what is going on or likely to happen over time. ...Read more

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Is hepatomegaly is a cause of fear?

Hepatomegaly: Means enlargement of liver. Its significance depends on severity and how liver function is affected. You must get to bottom of this, because it can mean something serious. Go see a liver specialist if your liver is truly enlarged and your liver function tests are abnormal. ...Read more

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What's a borderline hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration of the liver?

A radiology finding: Usually something noted or commented upon by a radiologist on ultrasound or ct scan. An enlarged liver with excess fatty cells can be from obesity, poor diabetes management, or other medical or medication induced liver changes. Rarely can progress to marked liver damage. ...Read more

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What are the causes hepatomegaly in constrictive pericarditis?

What are the causes hepatomegaly in constrictive pericarditis?

Venous Pressure: There is increased venous pressure because the venous return is impaired. ...Read more

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What to do about hepatic congestion hepatomegaly?

What to do about hepatic congestion hepatomegaly?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the hepatic congestion. It can be caused by some types of liver disease. It can also be caused by heart disease. If there are no symptoms, there may not need to be any treatment at all. Best to speak with your doctor, though. ...Read more

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I have the problem of hepatomegaly pls suggest the right treatment?

Hepatomegaly: There are numerous causes of hepatomegaly (enlarged liver), it is not a disease entity on its own. So the "treatment" of hepatomegaly is the treatment of whatever underlying disorder is causing it. Please discuss the next steps with your doctor. ...Read more

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My US says mild hepatomegaly 17.5cm after cholecystectomy. Should I worry?

This is borderline: Hepatomegaly. If your blood tests are normal and you have no other risk factors, it is probably nothing serious. You should ask the doctor who ordered the test for specific advice on any follow up studies. ...Read more

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What could cause a slightly enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) with normal liver values?

What could cause a slightly enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) with normal liver values?

A radiology finding: Usually something noted or commented upon by a radiologist on ultrasound or ct scan. An enlarged liver with excess fatty cells can be from obesity, poor diabetes management, or other medical or medication induced liver changes. May be an incidental and clinically insignificant finding. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been diagonised with mild hepatomegaly, what is the treatment, how can I cure with the help of diet?

What is the cause??: One must know the etiology to prescribe the treatment and prognosticate the outcome. Seek help with the aide of a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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My father has hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration about 4 cm in size but he is a active smoker from last 45 years what should we do now kindly answer me please?

Fatty liver: Not enough information. What meds is he taking how old is he? Is the infiltration 4 cm in size or his liver? Being a smoker always raise issue of cancer of lung metastatic to liver. What you should do now is to talk to you medical team and follow their advice. On the average the best device is to stop smoking now! ...Read more

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How does dengue fever leads to hepatomegaly?

How does dengue fever leads to hepatomegaly?

Multiple factors: Clinical evidence of liver involvement in dengue infections includes the presence of hepatomegaly and increased serum liver enzymes. Dengue viral antigens have been found within hepatocytes, and the virus appears to be able to replicate in both hepatocytes and kupffer cells, and dysregulated host immune responses may play an important causative role in liver damage. ...Read more

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Help please? What is borderline hepatomegaly with grade 2 fatty liver?

Enlarged liver: Hepatomegaly means an enlarged. Fatty liver means that the your liver contains more fat than normal. I assume that yo are reading this on a report of a radiologic test like an ultrasound or CT. These two conditions have many causes, but many of these causes are not too concerning. Ask your doctor to explain the report to you or look at the images with him/her. ...Read more

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What is borderline hepatomegaly with grade 2 fatty liver? How is it treated?

What is borderline hepatomegaly with grade 2 fatty liver? How is it treated?

That means: If you don't take of yourself with better healthy diet, refraining from alcohol you are in treble If you drink don't drink and don't drugs (if you use). your liver is enraged, healthy liver cells are replaced by fat cells a prelude to develop cirrhosis. See your doctor ...Read more

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What does it mean to have mild hepatomegaly with focal fatty liver infiltration?

Weight/obesity: Non-alcoholic fatty liver is a growing problem related to being overweight or obese. It has the potential of getting worse and causing more severe liver disease. Please consult your doctor and plan to lose weight if you are overweight. ...Read more

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An MRI for an adrenal lesion showed mild hepatomegaly. What is this and what to do?

An MRI for an adrenal lesion showed mild hepatomegaly. What is this and what to do?

May be normal: This is enlargement of thw liver. This could be a normal finding, or associated with things such as congestive heart failure or excess fat within the liver seen with obesity. ...Read more

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What´s the difference, physiopathologically speaking, between enlargment and inflammation? Since hepatomegaly is not the same as hepatitis.

Inflammation vs. Enl: Enlargement is just about an increase in size. It can be from abnormal tissue like cancer or infection or from excess growth of normal tissue. Inflammation is about the body's response to something abnormal like injury or infection. When inflammation occurs the body sends in cells to try and correct or mend the problem and this often results in swelling or enlargement. ...Read more

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I did usg of abdomen 3 mnths bk and found all normal with mild hepatomegaly. Prsntly feeling dull discomfort on right upperside of abdomen near rib?

Rib fracture: Without knowing exactly the character of your pain, the other possibility is that your pain could be related to an old rib fracture that is slow to heal. These can be difficult to prove, even with an x-ray. Make sure you had liver function tests to make sure that your liver is functioning well-- hepatomegaly can also be related to steatosis of the liver. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Liver Enlargement (Definition)

Liver enlargement is a clinical finding in which the liver is found to be larger than is normal, either by the physical exam from a physician or by imaging such as cat scan or ultrasound. This can be due to alcoholism, hepatitis viruses, inherited liver ...Read more