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How Long Does Hepatomegaly Associated With Galactosemia Last
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
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
Can mild hepatomegaly (16.6 cm by US) ever be harmless even if ALT is 75 for last 5 months? No fatty liver seen. Just want reassurance before I see dr
How long does it take a borderline enlarged liver from fatty liver to heal? I have lost 55 lbs and still losing. Im just concerned
No answer: We believe the fatty livers due to being overweight however that's not the case all the time we know many individuals who are not obese but still have abnormal livers however it is absolutely a certainty that if you're overweight and chances are you'll have a fatty liver therefore losing weight can only help the situation as always please use exercise proper nutrition and diet is your appropriate rules for living a good life. ...Read more
Live with Liver CA: Days, weeks, months or years. Depends on what type and where it is. Need to see someone who specializes in this. ...Read more
My last 2 u/sounds show an enlarged liver that is getting bigger by 2cm each time. My liver function tests are getting better but! What is cause?
It depends: Your question implies that your liver tests were abnormal and maybe still are. Given the results of these ultrasounds, I would recommend that you consult with your doctor or a liver specialist to determine why the liver numbers were abnormal in the first place and to explain your ultrasound results to you. Good luck. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mono. Took a blood test recently and it had passed. Now I have an enlarged liver after the mono is gone, from what and how long?
Can take a while: Mono is caused by 2 viruses (epstein-barr more often, cytomegalovirus-less common). Same presentation and clinical course. Usually about 2 weeks with fatigue, sore throat, swollen glands; either can cause liver inflammation (w/ or w/o enlargement), enlarged spleen. Can take up to 6 months for recovery. Follow up labs. No alcohol, eat right; no contact sports if enlarged liver/spleen, . ...Read more
"Enlarged liver w/fatty infiltration" per ultrasound. Diet in progress; will it reverse the enlargement or reduce fat infiltration? Long term impact?
It could.: I have certainly seen patients with evidence of fatty liver reverse the condition with diet and exercise induced weight loss, particularly when the waist circumference is reduced. Fatty liver whether NAFLD or NASH are potentially serious conditions which can lead to cirrhosis. ...Read more
I am 48 and was diagnosis last night with an enlarged liver-i was advised to see my dr. Monday. I have extensive bruising spreading all over my body. ?
U/S shows enlarged liver & sludge, the last three days yellow line in eyes? Overly tired, slight pain in URQ and sometimes ULQ. Should I be concerned?
Needs investigation.: With yellowing in the eyes and an enlarged liver, we would think that this could be a liver issue, but we would really need blood testing both for (1) liver enzymes such as bilirubin, AST, ALT and (2) possible etiologies such as hepatitis and hemochromatosis. So we really need more information before we can link all this together. ...Read more
Galactosemia is an inherited condition in which there is an inability to break down a type of sugar called galactose, leading to its accumulation in the body. This can cause damage to the eyes, liver, kidney, and brain resulting in the yellowing of skin, seizures, poor feeding, ...Read more
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