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Positive ANA 1:40 titer. 40 yr old male, 5"9 185lbs. No symptoms, found incidentally. No family history. Only issues were 10.4 calcium & mild fatty liver although I don't drink and work out often. Should I be concerned?

Positive ANA 1:40 titer. 40 yr old male, 5"9 185lbs. No symptoms, found incidentally. No family history. Only issues were 10.4 calcium & mild fatty liver although I don't drink and work out often. Should I be concerned?

About fatty liver: Positive ANA is not of concern, but fatty liver is. Try to reduce weight (easier said than done).
Wish you 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.
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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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Gas, bloat, mild pain upper ab. Pale yellow stool, sometimes watery. No other symptoms. Ultrasound showgs no liver masses, no gall stones, but fatty liver. Stools greasy and floats sometimes.

Gas, bloat, mild pain upper ab. Pale yellow stool, sometimes watery. No other symptoms. Ultrasound showgs no liver masses, no gall stones, but fatty liver. Stools greasy and floats sometimes.

You need more eval: This could be a serious problem. ..especially with your liver, but also possibly other things. You need more testing and then appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What do mild fatty liver changes indicate?

What do mild fatty liver changes indicate?

See details: It is usually a result of obesity. A fatty liver itself has no real clinical significance other than suggesting one needs to lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do with my mild fatty liver?

What is the best thing to do with my mild fatty liver?

Lose weight, see Dr.: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he should be. To start, exercise, weight loss, and a low sugar and low carbs diet will help. He should work with his primary care doctor to see if he needs medication or further testing, as there can be other problems, such as high cholesterol. ...Read more

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Recently found out I have a mild case of fatty liver. What can I do?

Recently found out I have a mild case of fatty liver. What can I do?

Balanced diet: If you consume alcohol, cut it out.
If you are overweight, lose weight to bring your bmi to below 25.
In general consume a balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits and low in fats. ...Read more

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Is mild diffuse inflirtation fatty liver the same as fatty liver or is it more advanced?

Is mild diffuse inflirtation fatty liver the same as fatty liver or is it more advanced?

It is the same.: Avoiding alcohol, tylenol, (acetaminophen) losing weight and maintaining normal lipids will prevent it from worsening. Taking milk thistle is a good herbal meds for liver nourishment. Take care! Http:www. Familyhealthcenters. Ehowtocuregingivitis. Com/how-to-reverse-fatty-liver-the-quick-and-easy-tips/. ...Read more

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I know what a fatty liver mean but what do they mean when they say they say it's borderline mild?

I know what a fatty liver mean but what do they mean when they say they say it's borderline mild?

Slightly abnormal: Fatty liver is a sonographic/radiologic finding and is graded mild, moderate, or severe etc. Each liver has some fatty infitration, but above certain level then it is termed fatty liver--the most common liver disease in us today (obesity epidemic). Borderline means just at higher end of normal-lower end of abnormal (mild fatty liver). Weight likely will help reverse this. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with fatty liver, my lft is normal. How can you know the degree of fat accumulation? Mild/moderate/severe?

Biopsy standard: Liver biopsy usually gold standard. Exact percentage of liver involvement with fatty deposition difficult to determine. Isotope xenon 133 gas has been used to calculate percentage. Xenon goes to fat in liver and calculate percentate compared to biopsy results. Mr and ultrasound technologies are developing methods to determine fat content. Usually moderate to severe fat causes elevated enzymes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (nash) or fatty liver?

NASH symptoms: None. There are the same symptoms of liver failure such as jaundice, itching, fluid retention, confusion, bleeding. Fatigue.

This disease is very silent, only gives symptoms as the liver progressively fails. ...Read more

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Had another u/s gallbladder polyp went down from6.5 mm to 4 mm is that good and had borderline mild fatty liver lost 25 lbs but still there why?

Had another u/s gallbladder polyp went down from6.5 mm to 4 mm is that good and had borderline mild fatty liver lost 25 lbs but still there why?

Monitor: Polyp that size is very unlikely to be a cancer. 1 cm or greater generally point of concern. Can monitor with sonograms over time at this point. Additional tests like ct or MRI not warranted at this time. Borderline fatty liver is improvement for you. Meds or alcohol, high fat or high carb (simple sugars) can add to it. ...Read more

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Just got diagnosed with mild fatty liver disease, what can I do to reverse it?

Just got diagnosed with mild fatty liver disease, what can I do to reverse it?

Vitamin E: 800 iu of vitamin E per day has been shown to promote the removal of fat from the liver. The standard treatment in my practice would be weight loss through diet, exercise, and vitamin e. ...Read more

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Mild fatty liver parnchema and gallstone?

Mild fatty liver parnchema and gallstone?

Gall Stones: Fatty liver is a benign condition usually related to diet, however if it worsens it can become a condition called steatohepatitis. Watch your diet and it should improve. Gallstones are typically harmless unless a stone gets caught in a duct. Some people with a long family history of gallbladder problems get the gallbladder removed, but most people have gallstones all their life without problems ...Read more

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Can fatty liver cause mild acalculous gb wall thickening?

Maybe: Mild thickening of the wall is an image diagnosis, such as ultrasound or ct. There is no need to worry without symptoms. It is also related to eating or not eating. Without gallstones and without pain or discomfort nothing to worry about. But double check with your doc who ordered the test. ...Read more

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I have a fatty liver with chronic mild elevated alt. I never stopped drinking like I was supposed to. Is this bad?

I have a fatty liver with chronic mild elevated alt. I never stopped drinking like I was supposed to. Is this bad?

YES!: Alcohol continues to damage your liver. Your life is valuable. You matter! Get help! There are many routes for help! A.A., call your doctor, nami. Org, call your local hospital for local resources, yellow pages. 24/7 helpline: 888.667.4854 and 24/7 website: http://thetreatmenthelpline. Com/? 711. ...Read more

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Fatty liver since 1999. Recent upper right side abdomen mild pain discomfort off on shifting position. US abdomen Feb 16. Advice, drugs, tests?

Fatty liver since 1999. Recent upper right side abdomen mild pain discomfort off on shifting position. US abdomen Feb 16. Advice, drugs, tests?

Reverse risk factors: Fatty liver is incredibly common, 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). ...Read more

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Diagnosed mild fatty liver elevated enzymes on off for 7 months. Us shows no fat why would enzymes be high no hepatitis. Could it be chronic liver dis?

Bad Fats?: Our liver is a big filter and when it gets overwhelmed by bad fat (from too much junk food, transfats, carbs, etc) it gets backed up something like a drain. You might consider asking your doc or a nutritionist for some guidance about healthy food choices and see how things go. The very best to you. ...Read more

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Could my continuing & fluctuating mild alt elevations (50-90) be evidence of mild fatty liver. All other tests are negative inc fibroscan (6.6).Not fat. Used to be very active, still am to a degree but eat irregularly and late night due to shift work?

Could my continuing & fluctuating mild alt elevations (50-90) be evidence of mild fatty liver. All other tests are negative inc fibroscan (6.6).Not fat. Used to be very active, still am to a degree but eat irregularly and late night due to shift work?

Liver injury: Mildly Elevated ALT indicates mild liver injury which can be due to viral hepatitis (sometimes other than hepatitis A, B or C), fatty liver, inflammation of the bile ducts, autoimmune disease or simply a reflection of inflammatory disorder in surrounding organs like in appendicitis or colitis. If this persists you should discuss the possibilities with your dr ...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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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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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

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I have a mild fatty liver even though I eat healthy and work out. How do I get my liver back to normal?

I have a mild fatty liver even though I eat healthy and work out. How do I get my liver back to normal?

Cholesterol/wt loss: Fatty liver can be a serious problem. If your diet is good and you are exercising then the best ways to correct fatty liver are to make sure that your cholesterol and weight are in the normal range. Keep up the good work on diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Is mild diffuse infiltration fatty liver bad? Is it early stages? Can it turn into cirrhosis? Is it curable?

See answer: Fatty liver or hepatic steatosis is not uncommon, and occurs often in people who may be overweight. It can be reversed by losing weight and watching your diet with decreased fats. Rarely will this turn into cirrhosis, but you certainly do not want to drink alcohol all the time and/or take medications that go through the liver (like tylenol) often. Have lft's monitored with a dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Gallbladder polyp went from 6.5 mm to now 4 so is that goid and lost weight but borferline mild fatty liver still there why

Gallbladder polyp went from 6.5 mm to now 4 so is that goid and lost weight but borferline mild fatty liver still there why

Will needsurgery: Gall bladder polyp has high incidence of malignancy, during observation if size of polyp is increasing removal of gall bladder is the best option. ...Read more

Dr. Mathew Chengot
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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