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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Query: Hi doctor, I have reported high ALT and AST levels for the past five years. I have a normal weight and attached my blood tests and liver ultrasound reports. My doctor says that the levels are not getting down and recommended to consult with a liver specialist. Three months ago, my ALT was 108 and my... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, I appreciate you signing up on icliniq. You have exclusive access to expert's medical opinions. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). Your ALT (Alanine transaminase) is fluctuating but most of the time, it remains high, which means that there is some... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from grade ll fatty liver with right side abdominal pain. And today's LFT report high parameters are AST-50, ALT- 88, and lactate dehydrogenase - 635. Please advice. I am currently taking Ayurvedic medications. I have also done KFT, CBC, lipid profile, thyroid, and su... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your labs (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and yes, it shows raised LFTs (liver function test). It is suggestive of NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis), which is basically fats in the liver leading to hepatitis. Do you drink alcohol? Kind... Read Full »