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Mild Fatty Liver With Mural Gallbladder Calcification
My usg reveals-acalculous mild gallbladder wall thickening, fatty liver. Lft normal, can reducing fat intake correct both?
Not enough: Reducing fatty food intake may reduce gall bladder attacks, but will not make your fatty liver to normal. Fatty liver is an early sign of liver disease, need to correct the cause soon it may be nutrition, alcohol, chemicals (drugs), hepatitis etc, if allowed may progress to cirrhosis. Please see your doctor and follow the advise ...Read more
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
Bili elevated after gallbladder removal 1.4 also have mild diffuse fatty liver infiltration. Can bili b elevated to fatty liver or would it b advance?
Can mild diffuse fatty liver infiltration cause elevated bilirubin? Gallbladder was removed with no stones.
Mild diffuse infiltration fatty liver and low function gallbladder protein 8.4 bilirubin total 2.0 1.76 and diect 0.27 is this due to fatty liver?
Probably not: With the majority of your bilirubin being indirect, i.e. Unconjugated, you probably have gilbert's syndrome, which is the most common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin and is found in 5-10% of the population and is due to the reduced activity of the enzyme glucuronyltransferase. Bilirubin levels may increase under conditions of exertion, stress, fasting, and infections but is benign. ...Read more
Can low functioning gallbladder cause mild diffuse fatty liver? Is it safe to have gallbladder removed having fatty liver or will liver be injured?
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
My total bilirubin was 1.3 and direct was 0.24 my gallbladder has been taken out last Sept. I do have a mild fatty liver. Is the direct bad?
Ct results said mild fatty liver and sluggish gallbladder. What does this mean? How serious? What changes do I need to make? Dr didn't call me back
Latest abdominal ultrasound reveals well distended gallbladder, fatty liver, mild gallbladder wall thickening. But lft normal. No pain. What can this mean?
Why did you get US?:
If lfts are normal, and no pain, why get us?
Fatty liver means more fat stored in liver than normal, usually due to metabolic reasons - overweight, diabetes, alcohol overuse/abuse.
Gallbladder wall thickening is a weak sign of gallbladder disease in people with pain or tenderness - in this case it probably means the gallbladder could distend even more than it was. ...Read more
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
Us of gallbladder showed lower right lobe of liver grossly normal CT scan showed mild diffuse fatty liver test where 3wks apart how could it?
A gallbladder us is focussed on the gallbladder, not the liver. Mild fatty liver may not be easily appreciated on us depending on the patient size and acoustic conditions.
A non contrast ct allows for measurement of the actual density of the liver and compare it to the spleen to better quantify the liver fat.
Also, what one radiologist feels is within normal may be mildly fatty to another. ...Read more
I have mild fatty liver and gallbladder polyps my bloodwork now shows AST 34 and ALT 28 GGT 9 I am scared alk phispate 59 do I have cirrhosis 8 weeks ago AST 13 ALT 10?
Easy bruising liver enz. Keep going up. Ast 77 ALT 142. Also gallbladder bad. Mchc 32.6 RDW 15.2 mvp 7.4 mild diffuse fatty liver is it getting worse?
Brusing and liver: You need to have some evaluation in pertain to your elevation of liver number. Go to see your md for work-up. Things like hepatitis panel, and sonogram of the liver and spleen - should be done. Easy bruising can be related and can be caused by liver problems. Avoid medicine that can make liver condition worse, avoid alcohol. If easy bruising is not associated to liver problem- see a hematologist. ...Read more
Fatty Liver: Gallbladder disease does not cause fatty liver. The two may coexist. A low fat diet and weight reduction (if appropriate) may be recommended by your doctor forcfatty liver. If there are gallbladder symptoms such as abdominal pain associated with meals, this may be an indication for surgery. Discuss these issues with your doctor. ...Read more
Bilirubin levels are total 2.0 total 1.76 and direct 0.27... Have fatty liver bad gallbladder? Protein 8.4
What's the question?: You have some form of likely liver disease and need further evaluation. These labs are of very little value without a full detailed assessment of the entire clinical picture, which may also require a hepatic biopsy. Need serologic testing for all forms of hepatitis, and so on. What are you asking? ...Read more
Gallbladder 17% function no stones on us does it need to come out if not can it set p gangreen? Cn billirubin b caused by this or fatty liver?
Sounds like biliary: Dyskinesia, given that there are no stones and low gallbladder ef. Cholecystectomy will alleviate symptoms in 70% of patients with this diagnosis. However, if there is also elevated bilirubin, that is suspicious for obstruction. Bilirubin needs to be fractionated and if it is direct bilirubin which is elevated further studies are indicated (e.g. Mrcp). Fatty liver should not cause elevated bilirub. ...Read more
Having pain near my liver where my gallbladder use to be had ultrasound only showed fatty liver. Can gastritis be felt in that area bloodwork fine?
Is 1.99 to high for bilirubin? The other is 0.28. I have fatty liver and poorly function gallbladder could this indicate cancer? Please answer
Need more info: If total bilirubin (bil) is elevated, you need to find out what the direct and indirect bil is - there are benign reasons for tbil to be elevated, such as gilbert's syndrome. Also ast, alt, alkaline phosphatase can provide additional information. Fatty liver does not usually lead to increased bil, so you need to look for other reasons. It would be unusual for only tbil to be elevated in cancer. ...Read more
Gallbladder function 17% only pain is between shoulder blades. No stones. Bilirubin fluctuates 1.55.Also fatty liver does it have to come out?
1yr ago I had gallbladder removed they also took a liver biopsy said I have fatty liver also my liver is enlarged why would it be enlarged?
Rdw is 14.4 bilirubin keeps going up it was 1.55 now its 1.99 total 0.28 indirect. Function gallbladder 17% and fatty liver. Could this be cancerous?
I've gallbladder stone of 9mm, fatty liver, triglyceride of 197, astronomy 40 and ALT 87.Are all are related? Suggest me.
Get healthier: The most likely common link among all these factors is being overweight and (probably) underactive physically. The gallstone is not likely a direct cause or result of the other findings. Upper abdominal pain triggered by eating will likely be an indicator of need for gallbladder surgery in the future. Most importantly, take steps to get healthier overall. ...Read more
Been having upper right quadrant pain somewhat under the rib had gallbladder removed awhile back been to the ER several times have fatty liver it is t?
Could be: Almost anything. Go back to your surgeon, and tell him about your pain. He can figure it out for you. It could be anything from serious intra abdominal problem to something superficial like shingles. ...Read more
Was told had fatty liver after gallbladder op and now pain in sides and back and chest pain. Is my liver failing?
Depends!: When was your surgery. If it happened in the last 6 weeks, and you are having this type of pain now, you need to call your surgeon or go to the ER. If not, there is some other cause of your symptoms. A failing liver does not usually present with pain. But if you have fatty liver, it won't fail for years. The problem can be reversed with weight loss and proper diet, in many cases. No alcohol! ...Read more
The ultrasound of my liver showed that I have a fatty liver. The ultrasound also showed a non specific area near my gallbladder. What's does that mean?
Fatty liver low function gallbladder bilirubin 2.0 1.76 and direct 0.27. Protein 8.4 RDW 14.4 mvp 7.2... If not from fatty liver what could it be?
Fatty liver: See your doctor to see if you have gilberts syndrome. ...Read more
Gallbladder function 17% is it safe to have it removed I have a fatty liver asa and asd. Is there a risk that the liver can be cut during incisions.
Safe: You at least have biliary dyskinesia based on hida results. If your symptoms are due to that you have an indication for cholecystectomy. This can be done safely with your other associated conditions. The risk of significant liver injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy is very low. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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