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How long does it take a borderline enlarged liver from fatty liver to heal? I have lost 55 lbs and still losing. I'm just concerned

How long does it take a borderline enlarged liver from fatty liver to heal? I have lost 55 lbs and still losing. I'm 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

Dr. Harinder Gill
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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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How long does it take fatty liver to regain health?

How long does it take fatty liver to regain health?

See details: A fatty liver generally has no significant clinical implications. If you exercise, control calories and lose weight, the fatty deposits in the liver will be reduced as well. ...Read more

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How long does it take to reverse fatty liver disease?

How long does it take to reverse fatty liver disease?

Can be really fast: A few days of sobriety can clear up the liver if it's due to a wild alcohol party holiday. When it's due to lack of exercise, a few weeks can effect a striking improvement. Finding fatty liver is often a life-saving wake-up call. Be proactive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for fatty liver ache to go away. I've lost 46lbs since march and it still aches?

How long does it take for fatty liver ache to go away. I've lost 46lbs since march and it still aches?

Keep up good work: You're down 14.4% of your starting weight--wonderful. You may already have seen a downward trend in your blood tests for liver. In prior healthtap answers you learned the importance with fatty liver of managing diabetes, cholesterol, & alcohol intake. Keep up the good work. Shoot for a bmi (body mass index) of 25. This may shrink your liver. Discomfort however deserves further medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 38 f obese. Wt 278 with fatty liver and borderline enlargement. I have lost 42 lbs since march. How long does it take for liver to get bk to norm?

I am 38 f obese. Wt 278 with fatty liver and borderline enlargement. I have lost 42 lbs since march. How long does it take for liver to get bk to norm?

MAY NEVER GO BACK TO: Completely normal but you have done an amazing job at decreasing your risks for chronic liver problems and diabetes. Keep it up! ...Read more

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Which precaution can be taken to get rid of fatty liver and how long does it take to recover?

Which precaution can be taken to get rid of fatty liver and how long does it take to recover?

See below: Try to avoid alcohol, get serious about weight loss if needed, avoid diet high in fat/lipids, treat hyperlipidemia and diabetes if needed, and avoid medications and toxins that can harm the liver. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a heavy drinker to get fatty liver? And how long before it goes away, when drinking stops?

Varies: Sometimes alcohol can cause fatty liver or liver inflammation as quickly as a few days of binging or take longer depending on amount of alcohol intake

Liver can start to improve as soon as stop drinking. Important to stop drinking as soon as possible as if drinking continues some liver changes or damage may not always be reversible.

Would encourage to seek help in safely stop drinking good luck! ...Read more

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Once you get fatty liver will it always be there? I've lost 35 lbs and liver is borderline enlarged. How long will it take to b normal

Prob 2 yrs: Somewhat depends on how long you were overweight the fatty deposits set up an inflammatory response in the liver. Keeping the weight off should help alot! ...Read more

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I have lost 35 lbs in four months because I found out I have fatty liver. It showed borderline enlargement. How long will this take to be better?

Depends on the cause: Many different causes of fatty liver and different stages of the condition. Assuming that you have nafld:non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, regulating your metabolism is key & losing weight is an important first step. Sometimes losing a lot of weight fast may temporarily worsen the fatty liver as it works overtime to break down all the lipids.
May take 6 months or more.
Need to check Insulin level. ...Read more

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I have lost 35 lbs in four months because I found out I have fatty liver. It showed borderline enlargement. How long will this take to be better?

Depends on the cause: Many different causes of fatty liver and different stages of the condition. Assuming that you have nafld:non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, regulating your metabolism is key & losing weight is an important first step. Sometimes losing a lot of weight fast may temporarily worsen the fatty liver as it works overtime to break down all the lipids.
May take 6 months or more.
Need to check Insulin level. ...Read more

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What does stage 2 fatty liver mean? Is it reversible? How long it takes to become normal liver? Please help.

FlD: Fatty liver disease occurs in pperson who ate either alcoholic or have metabolic syndrome which consists of abnornal lipids, overweight and diabetes. Fld is treatable in early stages without any medicine. It requires a strong will to achieve a lifestyle modifications. It includes healthy diet and regular exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to develop cirrhosis from a fatty liver?

Variable: A fatty liver may not turn into cirrhosis if the insult is removed, e.G, a person with fatty liver due to alcohol may be able to reverse the fatty change and not become cirrhotic by abstaining from alcohol. An obese person may reverse the change by weight loss. ...Read more

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How do you heal a fatty liver?

How do you heal a fatty liver?

Weight loss: Balanced diet avoiding high glycemic index carbonhydrates and fatty foods will help. ...Read more

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What is the approximate time to heal a fatty liver?

What is the approximate time to heal a fatty liver?

It Depends: There are no specific treatments for fatty liver other than diet and exercise (as well as controlling cholesterol and diabetes). If there is just benign fat, this can resolve. However, if the liver has developed steatohepatitis (fatty hepatitis) it may not heal, despite treating the conditions that cause it. In this setting cirrhosis can develop. ...Read more

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How long is taken to be recovered from fatty liver?

Not common to reduc: It is not common for NAFLD to be cured. Usually benign, but if gain more weight,
may became steatohepatitis and advanced form (NASH) ...Read more

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Is ziththromax safe to take with fatty liver?

Is ziththromax safe to take with fatty liver?

Probably: The fda has required pfizer to add to their warning that abnormal liver functioning, jaundice, necrosis and hepatic (liver) failure and death have been reported by persons taking azithromycin. Fatty liver can be an early sign of liver damage. Whether having a fatty liver increases the risk of liver damage from Azithromycin is not yet known. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver. Should I take Lipitor (atorvastatin) 10mg?

Depends: It is possible to have a fatty liver that functions normally. Check with your doctor. If your liver function blood tests are normal, it should be ok. Your doctor will order repeat liver tests after you have been on the medication for 2-3 months. ...Read more

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Can I take aspirin if I have fatty liver?

Can I take aspirin if I have fatty liver?

See below: A lot depends on whether you have cirrhosis from the fatty liver disease, but one baby Aspirin may be okay. Check your with your doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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What could I take for throacic back pain if I have fatty liver?

Ibuprofen: Nsaids like Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) are safe in those with liver conditions, assuming normal kidneys. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver can I take alcohol once in a month?

I have fatty liver can I take alcohol once in a month?

Why?: If you already have a fatty liver, alcohol will potentially worsen it. Why risk it? Fatty liver can progress to cirrhosis if exposed to further damage, again why risk it? ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to take nyquil if I have a fatty liver?

Is it okay for me to take nyquil if I have a fatty liver?

Let me explain: Nyquil contain acetomenphine (tylenol (acetaminophen)) and tylenol (acetaminophen) known to have liver toxicity, so it is better not to use. ...Read more

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Does fatty liver generally turn into cirrosis and if so how long do you have to live?

Usually not: Fatty liver is most often due to excess weight and usually does not progress to cirrhosis. Work on regular exercise, weight reduction and eliminating other sources of liver irritation such as alcohol. It's usually a good idea to get vaccinated against viral hepatitis as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

2 issues: alcohol and cholesterol: abstain from all alcoholic beverages and have your blood tested fro cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and HDL/total cholesterol ratio, Exercise daily and add fiber to your diet. Repeat blood tests in 3 months. ...Read more

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Hi I have fatty liver what medicine should I take doing excersize not losing weight and I am on serious diet as well thanks?

Hi I have fatty liver what medicine should I take doing excersize not losing weight and I am on serious diet as well thanks?

Get hard-core: I trust hepatitis c and wilson's have been ruled out (wilson's is tricky). If you exercise really hard and diet really seriously, you're going to lose weight and get buffed. This is the best thing for your liver, and a wonderful gift for yourself as well. Your physician can advise you about medicine, and there are some natural / holistic remedies worth investigating. ...Read more

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I am 38 f weigh 285. I have lost 35lbs since march l found out I have fatty liver with borderline enlargement. How long will it b till it is normal?

Depends on the cause: Many different causes of fatty liver and different stages of the condition. Assuming that you have nafld:non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, regulating your metabolism is key & losing weight is an important first step. Sometimes losing a lot of weight fast may temporarily worsen the fatty liver as it works overtime to break down all the lipids.
May take 6 months or more.
Need to check Insulin level. ...Read more

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Can you take valerian root if you have fatty liver?

Valerian Root: This product has been linked to significant liver injury in people with normal livers. It had also been associated with kidney injury. It is not recommended for pregnant or breast feeding women. Since you already have fatty liver, it would be prudent to avoid valerian root. Any medications should be reviewed with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Fatty Liver (Definition)

A condition where fat makes up more than 5% to 10% of the weight of your liver/ In some cases, this disease can ...Read more