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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Kindly review my medical reports and share your suggestions.

Query: Hi doctor, I request you to please review my medical reports and share your recommendations. Could you please suggest your views on the ECG report attached?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports are fine, except a few abnormalities (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your lipid profile is showing increased cholesterol, both total and LDL (low-density lipoprotein). Also, liver enzyme ALT (alanine transaminase) is borderline,...  Read Full »

How long does it take for liver enzymes to normalize?

Query: Hi doctor,My ALT is 384, AST 144, glutamyl 151, alkaline 131, albumin 45, lipase 24, amylase 68, CRP 7.7, and bilirubin normal. I have stopped drinking alcohol. How long will it take to normalize other enzyme levels? What are the risks I have from the above report?  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash H. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: Enzyme levels are abnormal secondary to hepatic injury. The liver is an excellent organ and recovers very fast. As the bilirubin is normal, I would not expect any major injury. Not only alcohol, you need to be careful abo...  Read Full »

I got a grade 1 fatty liver after gaining 15 kilograms. Can lifestyle modifications help me overcome this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. I got a grade 1 fatty liver after gaining 15 kilograms. I am 80 kilograms now. Will this fatty liver get reversed to a normal healthy liver once I lose my weight and reach my BMI? Could you please suggest some lifestyle changes that would help me to have a he...  Read Full »

Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Due to an increase in the fat in the body, the liver tends to retain much fat leading to fatty liver. In long term, this may lead to inflammation of the liver and also have a chance of liver cirrhosis if not contr...  Read Full »

I have fatty liver and sometimes have right abdominal pain. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from fatty liver, and sometimes I have right abdominal pain. How can I cure it? What should I do? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and it says you have a grade 1 fatty liver. The observation of a bright liver echo pattern on ultrasound is commonly considered a sign of hepatic steatosis. In easy words, it could be s...  Read Full »

My father who is hypertensive and under medication has variations in his echo and USG of the abdomen. What does it indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 67 years old. He has blood pressure and is under medication. He is currently taking Dilnip-T 40 every alternate day and his blood pressure is under control. He also suffered from a COVID delta variant one year back for which he took an antibody cocktail treatment. Recently...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I went through his reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). ECG (electrocardiogram) is normal. Echocardiography findings are also fine. Sclerosis of the aortic valve is a normal aging phenomenon that is present in 50...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with fatty liver, steatosis stage 3. How do I deal with it?

Query: Hi doctor,I am diagnosed with a fatty liver, steatosis stage 3 but am a bit puzzled by my latest results. Although my fibro scan results show significant improvement my liver function test AST and ALT have deteriorated. ALP again improved. Can you explain this to me, please?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I am so sorry to hear about your diagnosis of fatty liver, but I am here to help explain your latest results. It is important to understand that liver function tests, such as aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT)...  Read Full »

What causes a rise in liver enzymes?

Query: Hello doctor, Today I took blood test and found out that triglycerides, aspartate transaminase and alanine aminotransferase are high. One week back, I had taken Liv.52 DS, triphala and bael. Shall I continue them? Or should take any other medicine? I have attached my medical reports. Kindly check th...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity), your triglyceride levels are absolutely normal. Yes, your liver enzymes are raised which requires evaluation of the cause. Most common causes of such liver derangements are alcohol,...  Read Full »

My ultrasound shows grade II fatty liver. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I got my regular annual checkup done and the ultrasound scan shows grade II fatty infiltration of liver. I take alcohol over the weekends. What is your advice?  Read Full »

Dr. Varunbabu Aucha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Having fatty liver grade II requires changing food habits and avoiding alcohol. It is usually day to day common problem. Just give a blood sample to know your liver status (LFT Liver function test), and you need to be concerned about prostato...  Read Full »

Why is bilirubin level 1.4 for three months?

Query: Hi doctor, Three months back, I started feeling feverish, but thermometer readings were normal. I went to a doctor and he ran a series of tests. Everything came out fine, except mild hepatomegaly and elevated conjugated bilirubin. My bilirubin is elevated consistently for the past three months (tota...  Read Full »

Dr. Bindiya Thakkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your laboratory reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity). All values are excellent, except total bilirubin which is at upper normal level which could be due to fatty liver. I would suggest you to avoid fatty and spicy foods as well as ...  Read Full »

My RDW-SD is 60. Should I be concerned?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a thyroid patient. Some time ago I went for blood test and found my RDW-CV 18.2 and RDW-SD 60.5. Just wanted to know if there is anything serious. My ultrasound report saying border-line hepatomegaly and mildly enlarged liver. My liver test shows alkaline phosphate value is 114 and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. But there is nothing to worry about. RDW (red blood cell distribution width) is used to determine the type of anemia, it indicates the average size of the red blood cells. Your values are a little bit above average but nothing to worry about. A...  Read Full »

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