A liver ultrasound is a non-invasive procedure that enables a sonographer (technician) to visualize a person's liver and blood vessels by scanning the abdomen with a device that looks like a microphone. Sound waves are used in the process to generate digital images of the abdomen that can assist doctors in detecting a number of liver diseases, like fatty liver and liver cancer, as well as disorders, such as gallstones.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old and former heavy drinker who has reduced drinking in the past few months. I am also a diabetic type I patient who has good control over it with a healthy weight and normal blood pressure. I take insulin for diabetes type 1, Bricanyl inhaler which is used occasionally, a... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. As your recent report of ultrasound suggests mild echo texture and mild means less coarse, so we need to believe in recent reports only. I just want to ask a few concerning questions Are there any recent blood test reports of liver function te... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a pancreas problem, and I did a computed tomography (CT) scan which detected that the pancreas appears to have increased in size & shows heterogeneous enhancement with pancreatic fat standing & fluid collection. No parenchymal calcification or duct dilatation. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports on ultrasound (USG) (attachment removed for protecting patient 's identity). It says you have a grade one fatty liver. If both these tests are normal, I suggest you check your diet or take a diet. It would help to revert the changes s... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I need help understanding the ultrasound result. I have talked to two of my doctors, who each had a different take on it. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would be happy to answer your query. Your ultrasonography report (attachments removed for patient identity protection) says mild changes are seen in your liver parenchyma in coarsened echotexture. Changes can be seen in the liver and other organs. Usually, aminotransfer... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have had an ultrasound and was told I have two suspected liver hemangiomas that need follow-up. The scan yesterday discovered a new lesion in my liver measuring 21 mm x 20 mm. They suspect hemangioma but want me to follow this up. I had already been diagnosed with one hemangioma two ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I have echogenic lesions in my liver which were discovered in an ultrasound. The doctor is recommending doing a follow-up MRI to characterize the lesions better. The largest one is 1.9 x 1.5 x 1.9 cm. No intrahepatic ductal enlargement. My CBC also showed a high MCHC count and low MPV. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Ultrasound liver lesions could be liver abscesses or benign hemangioma, or liver cysts. Your symptoms are highly suggestive of acid peptic disease, but this is not related to your ultrasound findings. My high recommenda... Read Full »