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Is hepatic steatosis caused by alcoholism?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It can be
Hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) can be caused by both alcohol use and having an unhealthy diet & being obese.
In fact, the most common cause of fatty liver disease in the US is poor diet & lifestyle. The disease that includes this cause is NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease).

In brief: It can be
Hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) can be caused by both alcohol use and having an unhealthy diet & being obese.
In fact, the most common cause of fatty liver disease in the US is poor diet & lifestyle. The disease that includes this cause is NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease).
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: Yes
Yes, it's part of alcoholic liver disease.

In brief: Yes
Yes, it's part of alcoholic liver disease.
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