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What is fatty liver inflammation and its treatment?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Inflammation
Fat deposition in the liver with associated inflammation and fibrosis.
If not from alcohol, treatment options include weight loss and vitamin e.

In brief: Inflammation
Fat deposition in the liver with associated inflammation and fibrosis.
If not from alcohol, treatment options include weight loss and vitamin e.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Find out the cause
You have to find out the cause.
The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer.

In brief: Find out the cause
You have to find out the cause.
The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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