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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
I had fatty liver,lost weight second scan result (Liver normal size,shape,echotexture. No gallstone), is fatty liver gone? But bilirubin 47 ALT 134
Not sure.: without seeing all of the liver test results, it is difficult to comment on what may be happening. Obviously, with your ALT elevated, there is still something wrong. I would return to your gastroenterologist for further explanation and evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Absolutely-Cut Carbs: Fatty liver, especially from etoh & chronic hepatitis associated with cirrhosis (scarring throughout the liver & progressive liver failure, not reversible & leads portal hypertension, recurrent stomach./intestinal bleeding, feeling terrible & early death). Stop all etoh, get checked & txed for hepatitis & stop all carbs. Go lchf, see https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/810867. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fatty liver dangers: Absolutely! It can be caused by a variety of things but each can cause cellular damage to the liver, then fibrosis, then even cirrhosis and liver failure. Obesity, pre diabetes and type 2 diabetes are causing non alcoholic fatty liver at an alarming rate, even in young kids. Prevention, early detection and treatment are key. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Quick response Yes: Cirrhosis is advanced liver inflammation with the multitude of complications that you see with it and none of them are great to experience. Fatty live disease on the other is mild liver enzyme elevation that you see due to the deposition of fat in the liver. Tend to see it in heavier set people. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Platelet count 679 enlarged spleen elevated liver enzymes fatigue unintended weight loss-43 lbs in 3 months liver biopsy shows nothing...Help me pls?
How long?: How long have your platelets been elevated? Any lymph nodes felt? Is your white blood count elevated? A lot of missing information. Any night sweats? Given your age, certain things can be ruled out but would consider doing a bone marrow biopsy. Why did you have a liver biopsy if spleen big? Was there a concern for cirrhosis? Need more information. I wish i could help more. ...Read more
My us report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Recent lfts normal platlets good at 303 albumin 4.9 ast 13 alt 14 ggt 22 ldh 131 fibroscan 5 months earlier was only 5.7 kpa. Does that mean cirrhosis now or fatty liver? My liver
Very complex questio: I would suggest that you use HealthTap Prime to set up regular visits with a knowledgeable doctor to get better guidance. 1st, the US cannot diagnose early cirrhosis. 2nd, your fibroscan results 5 mo ago were normal (in 90-95% of people), ie less than 7 kPa. 3rd, your AST to platelet ratio index (APRI) is prob less than 1, depending on the reference range in lab report. All 3 argue against cirrhos ...Read more
Age 36, no alcohol. Bilirubin 4 sgpt 127 sgot 79 liver size 14.5cm. Diffuse fatty liver. No biliary dilatation. Common duct 2mm. Confirm fatty liver?
Depends....: Classic definition of fatty infiltration of the liver (ie, hepatosteatosis) is a 10 hounsfield difference of attenuation between liver and spleen on an unenhanced ct. Secondary sequela of cirrhosis can be demonstrated on a ct such as macrolobulated border and nodule formation as well as sequela of portal hypertension. However, fatty liver and cirrhosis can co-exist and a biopsy can differentiate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
9 yr old f enlarged liver, 6 liver enzymes hi, hi bilirubin, hep abc -, cmv-, mono-.1 mon later enzymes lower&hi cholest., now hi alp&triglycer. Help?
See Your Doctor: Symptoms like these are best determined by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Slightly overweight, Insulin resistance , enlarged liver 17cm, is this fatty liver disease? Or hep C
2 different diseases: Fatty liver is predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish hepatosteatosis (fatty liver) from steatohepatitis (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer. Hep C is an infection. ...Read more
Unintentional wt loss over 2 months, 30+ lbs. CT shows "diffuse infiltration of liver, no focal lesions". Fatty liver progressing to NASH or disease?
AST -57 ALT -84 ALP -36. Triglycerides - 272, LDLcholesterol -177, nonHDL cholesterol is 231. Is cholesterol causing hiked liver enzymes? Alcohol?
Need more info: Are you overweight? How much do you drink? What medications are you taking? Do you exercise? What is your diet? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your test results, are abnormal and need to be discussed with the doctor who ordered the tests. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Bili AST ALT elevated over a yr ALT AST is now normal it has been double. Bili is 1.3 total and direct 0.24.have fatty liver could it b cirrhosis?
Not necessarily: Fatty liver disease has become one of the leading causes of liver disease. If your AST and ALT are normal, then the treatment you are taking may be working. This includes weight loss, diabetes control, avoiding toxins such as alcohol, some medications. I do not think your slightly elevated bilirubin is from fatty liver, this could be coincidentally Gilbert's syndrome, a benign enzyme deficiency ...Read more
Gallstone, 31% EF, low total bilirubin, high anion gap, hx of elevated liver enzymes. Liver enzymes leveled out after taking hormones.causes? advice?
HF: you have complex issues. Why do you have HF and also the cause of liver disease ? The AGMA is concerning and has to be worked up. Some of these conditions can be related. What hormones did you take ? I have more questions than answers, more so because you have 2 organ dysfunction and a acid base disorder and they can be related. ...Read more
Drank most nights for 3 years, just quit. Alcoholic liver disease possible, despite normal liver test? AST 16, ALT 18, Bili .5, ALP 86, Plt count 174
You're good: Glad you quit. This isn't enough to give you cirrhosis, and without cirrhosis, your liver will heal itself magnificently after a week or two of sobriety. I've got an idea -- your liver loves it when you exercise. Why not really hit the fitness activities of your choice hard -- the quality of the people are much better than in bars, and you'll feel and look great. ...Read more