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Q. What are the tests to undertake in case of mild fatty liver?

Answered by
Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Oct 27, 2017 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hello doctor,

My wife is under Ayurveda medicine for a hip labrum tear. She had an ultrasound done as a part of some checkup. The finding is mild fatty liver. I am planning for additional blood tests. Could you please recommend the needed tests. She is nonalcoholic. Also, let me know if this is something to worry about.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I went through your post.

  • A mild fatty liver is a common finding and generally does not warrant any further investigations because it will improve with a high-fiber diet, fresh fruits and regular exercise such as brisk walking for 40 minutes five days a week.
  • If you want to further investigate her, a lipid profile and a fibroscan of the liver will be the recommended tests to see for liver fibrosis. 

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