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What Does It Mean To Have Mild Hepatomegaly With Focal Fatty Liver Infiltration
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
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
I am diagoned with mild Hepatomegaly(152mm)with fatty liver grade 2 and also with 6.9mm left renal calculus...Does it cause serious health problem?
BMI 32, glucose intolerant, had baby 18 mo ago, all labs and enzymes nml-- am I to young for fatty liver? u/S says mild enlarged liver 17cm.
Enlarged liver: Hepatomegaly means an enlarged. Fatty liver means that the your liver contains more fat than normal. I assume that yo are reading this on a report of a radiologic test like an ultrasound or CT. These two conditions have many causes, but many of these causes are not too concerning. Ask your doctor to explain the report to you or look at the images with him/her. ...Read more
Abdomen Scan today:"hepatomegaly with fatty changes" Previous scan 3 years back - Grade 1 fatty liver. Am I not having fatty liver now?
You do: You still have fatty liver. It is imperative that you lose weight and exercise. 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. ...Read more
Fatty liver, enlarged liver the same? Also if cause by alcohol if a person stops is it reversible?
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
What could cause the following symptoms: sgpt 214, sogt 74, enlarged liver , fatty liver, and RA factor negative?
I have an enlarged liver. Sonogram shows simple fatty liver. Is occasional light pain normal? Lost 40 lbs and still losing
Have enlarged liver (16.6cm) and elevated ALT (75ish) for 6 months. Saw GI and the whole liver work up came back normal. Not even fatty liver. Cause?
Look for: GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISORDERS. Usually benign ....familial in some cases Just a "thought" Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more
It is not likely..: Fatty liver by itself typically does not cause pain. Acute hepatitis--either from infection/alcohol/or drugs can cause pain, but you will have other symptoms as well. From knowing a bit of your history (you have lost 52lbs in 6 months and liver is only "borderline fatty"), i sincerely doubt the liver is the cause of your pain. Please consult doc for eval what else is causing your pain. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the difference between liver enlargement and liver inflammation? I've been reading a lot about liver inflammation when associated with fatty liver but i was told my liver is mildly enlarged. What's the difference?
Several: Inflammation or infection can occur with any organ including liver. Examination may show tenderness, inflammatory cells on histology, and swelling- enlargement or contraction with scarring and damage. Enlargement has many causes which can include inflammation, cysts, tumors, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If u have cirrhosis & fatty liver & enlarged liver , is it normal to have a yellow patch of skin? Which is getting bigger?
What cause weight loss and borderline enlarged liver. Ultasound showed fatty liver but nothing else. All blood work good. Enzymes great. All heps ok.?
Obesity,wt loss: Welcome back. Don't know your current weight. You have lost over 60 pounds since march. What was weight then, now? Still overweight? That could still explain the fatty, enlarged liver. Previously, you stated all tests, including various imaging tests were normal: reassuring. ...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
Diagnosed fatty liver, enlarged liver mid 80s due to hep a. Can't digest food, fatigued, panel ALT 81, asp 58, alk phos 169. What's going on?
What could cause borderline enlarged liver and weight loss and night sweats? I do have fatty liver.Been tested for HIV and hep.And all blood work good
Hormones: Welcome back. Had thyroid function tests? Female hormones out of whack? Periods are ok? The fatty liver was presumed to be due to obesity, which is why you went on the reducing diet. Blood work good is reassuring, as was the MRI tests you mentioned in another question. Checked for parasites? Tb? ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mild fatty liver with border line heptomegly per ultrasound . I am 38 f could this be beginning of cirrhosis?
Liver is enlarged: A liver biopsy can tell if you have increased risk of getting cirrhosis. Enlargement is not cirrhosis; cirrhotic livers are shrunken and scarred. The question to answer is do you have nash (inflammation of the liver caused by fat, and by definition, occurs in nondrinkers) or just fatty liver (steatosis) which would be lower risk. Maintain a healthy weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will a ultrasound detect cirrhosis? The us said I have mild fatty liver with borderline heptomegly. My enzymes are good . Iron is a bit low
Possibly: Mild fatty liver with borderline hepatomegaly is a not infrequent finding on ultrasound and is not necessarily an indicator of cirrhosis or nash (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis). In particular with normal liver enzymes, likelihood of mild fatty liver and borderline hepatomegaly being something concerning is very low. However, you should follow up with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 38f obese. Wt285. Fatty liver with borderline heptomegly. I am losing 4 lbs a wk. I am dieting and walking how do I slow it down?
You are right: Ideally when losing weight with fatty liver disease you want to avoid excessively fast weight loss - there is evidence to keep weight loss at a rate less than 3.5lbs/week; as too rapid weight loss can make things worse. This means you may need to back off a bit on your caloric restriction and/ or be mindful of the vigorousness of your exercise. Though it sounds like you are making great strides. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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