Common "Hepatomegaly" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Hepatomegaly refers to an enlarged liver. Hepatomegaly is caused by factors like liver cancer, cirrhosis, heart and blood vessel abnormalities. Enlarged liver is indicative of underlying factors like liver disease, infection, toxin poisoning, and genetic disease. The symptoms of hepatomegaly include jaundice, muscle aches, fatigue, abdominal pain, and weight loss.

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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 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 »

I am worried about my ultrasound results. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had an upper abdominal ultrasound. Report stated very suboptimal scan, bowel gas shadowing and patient habits and subcostal position of organs. Visualized sections of liver are increased in echogenicity and a coarse echotexture. Portal vein demonstrates hepatopetal flow. Liver enlar...  Read Full »

Dr. Chitrangada Jitendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your ultrasound does show hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration. No focal abnormality can be seen in the images provided (attachment removed to protect patient identity). However, ultrasound has its limitation and is not able to see through the bowel gases and fat depth w...  Read Full »

Is hepatomegaly with grade I fatty infiltration in the liver of a 27-year-old female a cause for serious concern?

Query: Hello doctor, Is hepatomegaly with grade I fatty infiltration in the liver of a 27-year-old female a cause for serious concern? Kindly clarify. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Sangeeta Milap

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Before offering any specific advice, I would like to have a complete understanding of your medical history and the symptoms you are currently experiencing. Only with this information can I provide you with further guidance. Regarding hepatomegaly with Grade I fatt...  Read Full »

Does abdominal pain above the belly button indicate GERD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having abdominal pain for several weeks off and on. In addition, I have worsening acid reflux and chills. I am curious if there is blood in the stool since it is speckled what appears to be black. I am attaching the picture. Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No, the stools look fine. There is no blood in it (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I want to know about your abdominal pain. 1) Where do you feel pain? Is it above the belly button or below the belly button? 2) Is it like a cramp or p...  Read Full »

I have an irregular mensural cycle. Kindly provide some guidance.

Query: Hi doctor,I have an abnormal mensuration problem. My periods last for six days, and after two days, bleeding starts again. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. After going through your ultrasound and thyroid report (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity). 1) Your thyroid hormones are under control, and hence you need to continue the same medication. 2) USG (ultrasound) reports s...  Read Full »

I have hepatomegaly with grade I fatty changes. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 56 years old. I do not drink or smoke and am vegetarian. My ultrasound of the abdomen shows hepatomegaly with grade I fatty changes. How can I cure my liver problem without medicine? I have had fatty liver since the age of 25. My recent blood test values are the following. 1. SGOT...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Fatty liver is not a dangerous condition. To manage that, lifestyle modification along with regular exercise is needed. I suggest the following. 1. Regular one-hour exercise will be beneficial. 2. Avoid high saturate...  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 a...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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....  Read Full »

What does hepatomegaly with multiple SOL in my mother's ultrasound indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom has a severe abnormality in the lower abdominal part. On doctor's consultation, we have done USG. In the report, the impression shows that mild hepatomegaly with grade II fatty changes, right-sided mild hydronephrosis, bulky heterogeneous uterus with multiple SOLs. What does it...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is nothing to worry about. For hepatomegaly, you will have to lose weight and avoid oily foods. Mild hydronephrosis could be because of some infection in the kidneys which may require antibiotics. There is mild SOL (space occupying lesion) in the uterus which coul...  Read Full »

Can gall bladder calculi be treated with medicines?

Query: Hello doctor,My mother's ultrasound has been done. As the report says gall bladder is normally distended with normal wall thickness. Multiple tiny calculi are seen. CBD is of normal caliber. No intraluminal calculi noted. Impression: > Cholelithiasis > Hepatomegaly with moderate fatty changes ...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Cholelithiasis or gallstones are very common. It is something you should not lose sleep over. However, I would like to know why did your mother undergo an ultrasound? Did she have pain or post-meal dyspepsia? Whilst this condition cannot be treated with medicines, th...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take liver medicines along with BP medicine?

Query: Hello doctor, I was detected with mild hepatomegaly with fatty changes. My SGOT is 52, SGPT 99, and GGT is 110. Doctor gave me Heptagon tablet twice daily, Nusam 200 twice daily, and Ursocol twice daily. Is it fine to take these medicines? Is it a heavy dose? Already, I am taking Tazloc 40, Nebi...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from mild hepatomegaly with fatty changes. I have gone through your investigation reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and found that your triglycerides level...  Read Full »

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