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.
Yes. Fatty liver is, for the most part, completely reversible, if the process can be stopped at that point. Many heavy drinkers will have a fatty liver for days or weeks after a drinking binge, but if they stop, liver biopsy can be 100% normal weeks or months later. Cirrhosis involves inflammation, scarring and destruction of liver tissue and structure which can make you very sick and lead to death.
Yes. Read this short article about fatty liver: https://www.kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/ Cirrhosis is an irreversible, end stage liver disease.
Mild diffuse fatty liver infiltration liver enzymes 2 weeks ago was AST 50 ALT 110 now they r AST 77 ALT 142 does this mean its worse or maybe cirrhosis?
Abnormal liver assoc. If you have fluctuation of liver associated enzymes, make sure you have further work up. Elevated live associated enzymes does not mean you have liver cirrhosis. However, if concerned of liver cirrhosis, liver ultrasound would help to answer that question. Read more...
I can see the veins in stomach they r not bulging they r flat I had fatty liver 2 years ago could this mean it's gotten worse? Could it be cirrhosis?
Cirrhosis. Usually when you see abdominal veins of cirrhosis your stomach/abdomen is bulging w/ fluid. So if you abdomen is flat it is unlikely. Fatty liver can lead to cirrhosis over 20 or more years,usually have elevated liver enzymes for some time. Treatment to date ( and there is little ) is weight loss. Do you have psoriasis or autoimmune disease? May predispose/worsen to fatty liver. f/u w/doc. Read more...