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Fatty Liver

Fatty liver, also known as hepatitis, is a condition characterized by an inflammation of the liver. It may or may not be associated with alcohol consumption. There are progressive grades of fatty liver based on the echogenicity on the ultrasound image.

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Does my blood reports and symptoms of hip and abdominal pain indicate anything serious?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing symptoms like nausea and vomiting over the past year, and it has been progressively getting more frequent. I have had persistent, sometimes debilitating, pain in my hip area for the last few months. X-ray and scans so far have revealed nothing. I am often very fat...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Following is my opinion for your reports and asked questions- 1. IgA (immunoglobulin A) and protein values are increased, but electrophoresis is normal. So, some form of inflammation might be responsible for elevat...  Read Full »

Why does my liver elastogram show a large mass?

Query: Hi doctor, My liver elastogram showed me a large mass of 10 centimeters with increased reflectivity in the right lobe of the liver. I also confirmed it in my CT scan. Currently, I do not have any symptoms but I have a feeling of being weak with weight loss. I was diagnosed with fatty liver five yea...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Before taking a better treatment, it is necessary to do a biopsy of the mass. Your CT (computed tomography) scan has confirmed this large mass in the liver w...  Read Full »

Can a slight pain on the right side of the belly be due to fatty liver?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old male who is 5' 7" feet tall and weighs 171 pounds. This week I have done my routine blood test were in a few places; there were ups and downs. I have attached my laboratory reports. Currently, I am taking Apxenta 10 for mild psoriasis once a day for the past seven mo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are mild derangements in your reports. The vitamin B1 and vitamin D are low, mild derangements in lipid profile. There is slightly more ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase), which is probably related to the fatty liver due to being overweight. So it would help if you...  Read Full »

Does an increase in echotexture in a US scan indicate fatty liver disease?

Query: Hi doctor,I had a US scan. It shows increased echotexture, which measures about 18 cm. What does it mean, do I need to worry about it? I have done a laboratory test for urine albumin levels, which is also increased.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I think there is no point to get worried, but you should need to take precautions from now onwards to improve this. Fatty liver disease is secondary to overall body fat. Your weight is a problem. You have to reduce it at all costs. And I also see you have high ...  Read Full »

Can prevailing heart problem cause vomiting, urine problem and fatty liver in a 6-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6-year-old son has a diaphragm problem. He has a heart problem post operated for VSD and having pacemaker from his 11th month. Now he have a new problem like vomiting, urine problem, fatty liver, gall bladder wall thickening, mega cardio, 30 percent heart function only. What is the...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am very much concerned about all the problems your son is going through. Now, he has a few different issues overall not a single problem. His urinary problem looks like due to inflammation of urinary bladder called cystitis, which needs investigation of urine and ...  Read Full »

Why is my indirect bilirubin level high?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 45 year old male. I have recently checked my blood test and my liver function test shows 1.6 total bilirubin, 0.6 direct bilirubin and 0.9 indirect bilirubin. What might be the problem? I have high blood pressure and fatty liver. My current medication includes Covance 25 mg, Concor...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhishek Kirti Dixit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering your indirect bilirubin being high (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is generally a sign of hemolysis(breakdown of red blood cells). Did you have a recent fever? You also have fatty liver, which may also cause this. I would suggest you to r...  Read Full »

I have constant nauseous feeling with grade 2 fatty liver. Is it worrisome?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with fatty liver grade 2 before two years, prior to that I had a cough for almost two years and felt nauseated. I felt like vomiting for four months, that is when I got worried and consulted a doctor. I also suffer from severe anxiety and that has led to binge eating di...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have calculated your ideal body weight which is 66.5 kg. However, your weight at the moment is not way beyond limits. If you just do what you were doing already such as low caloric intake and regular exercise that is more than anything. Your doctor gave you vitami...  Read Full »

I have an enlarged liver with fatty changes. Is it serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 51 years old and have been diagnosed with an enlarged liver showing fatty changes grade-3. Is it life threatening?  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fatty liver change is a progressive condition that leads to liver cirrhosis after years if not managed properly. Risk factors include obesity, high cholesterol, and alcohol. Please provide me with your alcohol intake history and your lipid profile and liver function ...  Read Full »

What are the medications and foods to manage hepatomegaly in me?

Query: Hi doctor,My liver is normal in size of 16 cm with moderately increased echogenicity of parenchyma (Grade I to II fatty changes) suggestive of mild hepatomegaly. There is no evidence of any solid or cystic intra-hepatic lesion. The portal vein and hepatic veins appear normal. There is no evidence of...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have fatty liver. It is a common condition due to the modern lifestyle, junk foods, high cholesterol, and obesity. Follow the below steps: 1. Check your serum cholesterol level and blood sugar level. 2. I suggest tablet Ursodeoxycholic acid (anti-cholesterol) 1...  Read Full »

How can acid reflux with fatty liver, constipation and hemorrhoids be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering with acidity or acid reflux from the past one year. My scan report says fatty liver and I also have polyps in my gall bladder. Past few months I also seem to have had constipation and hemorrhoids.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need few more details to help you better: 1. Have you got your cardiac evaluation done? 2. Are you getting relief on Razo (attachment removed to protect patient identity)? 3. Any thyroid or diabetes problems? 4. Any other medications you are taking? 5. Are you ov...  Read Full »

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