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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My right side stomach looks bigger than the left with pain near navel. What is the possible diagnosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. I am experiencing pain in my right side of the stomach, about 7 inches right of my navel (in line with my navel). When I sit or lay down I do not feel pain as long as I do not move. I feel pain whenever I take deep breathe, cough, and move my torso. My stool...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you diabetic? Do you feel any pain after food intake? I have seen the images that you attached with your query (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Possible causes are: 1. This is the area for gallbladder possibility of cholecystitis. 2. Right ur...  Read Full »

Will drugs advised for fatty liver cause heel pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a problem with lower left abdominal pain for 7 years which is diagnosed in 2017 as an umbilical hernia. I subsequently did the surgery in January 2018 and I was diagnosed with moderate fatty liver during the test prior to the surgery. But I was given Liv 52 to take for three mon...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine how difficult time you have doing all these visit to doctors. Well, I have gone through your history, I could not see you have any specific gastrointestinal issues at this moment. Your main concerns are related to the neurological department not a gastro...  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 Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

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 »

Can a fatty liver cause right side stomach pain?

Query: Hi. Good Evening. I have fatty lever and feel pain at right side of my stomatch. When I touch with hand it give warm pain and I feel it warm touch incide. Currently taking two times Liv. 52 DS from fee days. The same medicine I was taking 2 to 3 months before then I stopped. From almost a month, I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi. I understand your problem. It seem the pain over your part of stomach i secondary to increase gas production as well as increase acid production. As far as given no weight loss in these last 6 months- I reassure you that it is not some serious problem. There are many factors which could abnor...  Read Full »

Kindly help me interpret my liver USG report.

Query: Hello doctor, Four months before, I was diagnosed with fatty liver, slightly elevated fasting sugar and the level of total cholesterol. My current medications are tablet Viboliv 500 daily two times in a restricted diet and Nexpro RD. I had consumed spicy foods rarely. In the last four months, I l...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fatty liver disease is also known as NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis), which may progress to NAFLD that is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The real issue here is to know if you are developing fibrosis or cirrhosis from it. And that is whether you are compens...  Read Full »

Can a person with fatty liver take vitamin A and D supplements?

Query: Hi doctor, I have low vitamin A and D levels. Are vitamin A and D supplements safe to take with liver disease? What are the highest doses that are safe to take? I have fatty liver but I do not know if it is a simple fatty liver or has progressed to NASH and fibrosis. I am a 33-year-old female. I s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your vitamin A level is marginal rather than low. Less than 0.7 or 0.5 is considered low and up to 1.05 is considered marginal. So, you will probably need supplements at a very low dose. Total intake of up to 10,000 units daily is unlikely to cause any harmful effect...  Read Full »

Please interpret my CT abdomen for fatty liver with abdominal pain.

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in the upper right abdomen. The pain goes to the back and side especially when I sleep on the side. Sometimes the discomfort is in the middle right and lower abdomen. I have taken a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis with iv contrast. I had an ultrasound done a few months a...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attachment. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The CT abdomen scan is showing mild fatty changes in the liver and a left inguinal hernia. The ultrasound scan abdomen is showing fatty changes in the liver. The upper gastrointestinal endos...  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

Medical Gastroenterologist

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 »

Is there any problem with occasional liver enlargement with raised bilirubin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with some health issues for three years. I had an ultrasound before showing my spleen was mildly enlarged to 12.8 cm. Since then I have had on and off spleen enlargements. Last week I had an ultrasound with again a mild spleen enlargement at 12.8 cm. Sometimes the s...  Read Full »


Dr. Kks

Hematologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are safe. I reviewed your doctor's report. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). While I can understand your concern, but as of there is no one pick and choose a reason for your case. To be frank, I am not bothered by your spleen size or liver ...  Read Full »

Can a non-alcoholic get liver problems?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old female with the history of bronchitis. I was diagnosed with bronchitis at the age of 17 approximately. For five months, I had been facing breathing problem and now I have continuous pain in the right abdomen and occasionally on the left. I also have a type of sting l...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your breathing problem is due to bronchitis and sinusitis, which most of the time is due to allergy to cold, dust, pollen and pollution. Once the allergen is removed then your symptoms will improve. But, sometimes it can lead to infection in the lungs. You can carry out ...  Read Full »

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