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Does hep b increase chances of having a fatty liver? Should I take metformin for diabetes & fatty liver issues? What're symptoms of fatty liver?

Answers. Fatty liver and hep. B are two different things. Hepatitis b doesn't increase your chance for fatty liver, but fatty liver promotes destruction of the liver cells and thus makes the destruction done by hepatitis b virus worse. Metformin is ok to take for fatty liver. Signs of fatty liver are minimal if any. Usually we see elevation of liver enzymes and other tests including viral hep ones are -. Read more...

What is hep b and how does it relate to cirossis of the liver?

Viral infection . Hepatitis b is a viral infection of the liver; and causes chronic infection in a very large number of people infected as infants or very young children ( <5% of people infected during adolescence or adulthood). Chronic infection with hbv results in chronic liver disease, including liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. Cirrhosis is irreversible liver scarring and damage. Hepatitis b can be thus deadly. Read more...

I am 25yo & a chronic hep b carrier with fatty liver. Should I worry about it so much?

NEEDS TO BE TREATED. You are 25 and chronic hep b carrier with fatty liver and you have to be concerned about it.I can not say exactly what treatment you need. I will however recommend that you consult your doctor or a liver specialist if you need to be treated and followed up. Read more...

If you became iinfected with hep b would it cause your liver to be slightly enlarged? My body fought the hep b. How long will it take to be normal

It can. But the inflammation should subside in a couple of months. In about 15% of cases, this does not and develops into chronic active hepatitis which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, so you should montor this carefully. Read more...
What do you mean? When you say that your body fought the hep b do you mean that you became hb surface antibody positive? If so, that should resolve the hepatic inflammation fairly rapidly and if your liver remains enlarged for more than 4-6 weeks you might want to look for another cause. Read more...

For howlong dus a liver cirhossis patient having hep. B can live?

Depends. Prognosis depends on the stage of cirrhosis or if there are sogns of decompensation. However, there is reversal of damage with treatment. Read more...