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Diagnosed with fatty liver and kidney cyst. What is the reason for this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Oct-2013
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User:What is the reason for a fatty liver and kydney cyst as diagnosed in one of my ultrasound reports
Doctor:let me read your query
Doctor:fatty liver can be due to alcohol
Doctor:high fatty food and obesity
Doctor:Kidney cyst is benign
Doctor:it is not harmful
Doctor:the cause is genetic
Doctor:are you getting me?
User:I have hyper-cholestermia but are there any other specific reasons. I am an non-alcoholic, non-smoker and have a weight of 72Kgs for a height of 5ft 7in
User:ok so not an issue for kidney cyst
User:my age is 32 years
Doctor:In such a case, the problem can be attributed to your diet
User:I have been taking Pitavastatin to reduce my LDG and TG issues
User:and my LDL is now 115 and TG is 250
User:but the fatty liver seems to continue
Doctor:continue to take the medicine
User:does a fatty liver situation improve with lower cholesterol and TG levels or it is a life long issue
Doctor:it will improve with cholesterol control
Doctor:it is not life long
Doctor:also, mild fatty liver is normal in most people
Doctor:nothing to worry
User:ok so basicallu I have to continue medicine and decrease my cholesterol levels.
Doctor:do regular physical activity
User:Also while cholesterol is coming down and do is TG but it seems I a having a bigger problem is decresing TG
User:How does TG come down
Doctor:by regular exercise
Doctor:and a good healthy diet in the form of greens
User:I have another issue I wanted to discuss
Doctor:please ask me
User:I was admitted a couple of weeks back with acidity, stomach cramps and gas
User:The endoscopy, colonoscopy and blood reports came normal
Doctor:sorry about that
User:except the ultrasound (kidney cyst and fatty liver) and cholesterol reports
User:which were as mentioned above
User:The H pylori test was also negative
User:The doctor says gastitis
User:but what are the resons for the same
Doctor:acute gastritis
Doctor:bad diet is the reason for gastritis
User:and what is the medication
Doctor:consumption of outside food
Doctor:fatty food
Doctor:spicy food
Doctor:oily food
Doctor:junk food
Doctor:bakery food
Doctor:fried foods
User:so what should I eat :)
Doctor:these are all XXXXXXX
User:and at what frequency
Doctor:You should eat more vegetables and fruits only
Doctor:meat once in a week
Doctor:Say no to all the junk food that I mentioned
Doctor:Eat organic foods
Doctor:they are healthy
User:hmm ok
Doctor:Antacids like ocid
User:yes ?
Doctor:drink more water
Doctor:Ocid is a capsule for treatment of gastritis
Doctor:Also is Pantop
Doctor:capsule for gastritis
User:so I need to take both
User:or one of the above
User:Do I have to take Pantop and Ocid together?
Doctor:one of the above is fine
Doctor:You have to get it prescribed by a doctor
User:Can you prescribe a good gastro specialist in Bangalore
Doctor:You can XXXXXXX Dr. XXXXXXX XXXXXXX at FOrtis
Doctor:he is a good specialist
User:ok Thank you will XXXXXXX him
User:One more issue...
Doctor:ask me
User:while running on treadmill or on the ground after say 2-3 rounds or after 400metres
User:I have severe pain on the right side around the liver area
User:is it due to fatty liver
User:so is there any other issue
User:like liver inflammation ets
Doctor:it is mostly due to muscle catch
Doctor:fatty liver usually is asymptomatic and is just a finding on ultrasound
Doctor:it does not usually produce clinical symptoms unless there is grossly or hugely enlarged liver
User:but like previously it used to across the stomach region... I just have pain and very noticable writhing pain in the right
User:around the liver area
User:which comes down only once I stop for sometime and have water
Doctor:this is due to muscle spasm and not fatty liver
User:ok so nothing to worry ....
User:BTW who can I XXXXXXX for my choleterol problems, I may redo a test after 1 month but then I need to show someone my reports
User:I was meeting Dr Shenoy in Manipal but can you refer someone
Doctor:Dr. Shenoy is good
Doctor:You can continue with him
User:ok Thanks
Doctor:He would treat you well
User:Thanks a lot infact :)
Doctor:anything else for now?
Doctor:you are welcome
User:No .. thats all
User:Thank you :)
Doctor:had lunch?
User:yes I had lunch
Doctor:take care then
Doctor:Bye for now
User:Thanks you BBye :)
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