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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have fatty liver, what kind of diet should I eat?
I have been diagnosed fatty liver one year after my hepatitis B diagnosis. I have been having constant pain about 45 days, and they took ultrasound, the doctor said I have fatty liver nothing else, and he sent me to colonoscopy. It was three weeks ago, but my pain is constant, I eat only steamed brown rice and steamed vegetable. What should I do? My weight is 198 pound. I don't consume any alcohol, I’m a sixty years old female. I got the Hepatitis B from my exhusband. XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Fat and spicy food are to be avoided strictly
Doctor :   take multivitamin suppliments
Doctor :   are you on any hepatoprotective medications ?
User :   No
Doctor :   Well there are many one amongst would be Silymarin, ask your doctor for a written prescription for the same
User :   I'll get bloodtest on Friday a year ago my bloddtest was fine except my cholesterol was 205
User :   I take Sylimarin
Doctor :   and it is a hepatoprotective
User :   and my bad cholesterol 140
User :   I have tha abdominal pain on my right side.
Doctor :   they are borderline raised
Doctor :   dietery control would suffice
User :   If I eat meat it is crucial.
User :   What kind of.
Doctor :   the pain could be due to fatty liver , avoid meat it has high fat content amongst non vegetarian foods
User :   any kind of usually chicken, turkey breast and fish
Doctor :   yes, turkey and fish are good
User :   I'm in my workplace IF I'll be at home, I'll chat with you
User :   longher
Doctor :   sure ,
Doctor :   and once you get the blood test reports come on to the chat
Doctor :   with more information i can help you better
User :   What kind of diet you recomand?
Doctor :   Its called BLAND diet
Doctor :   its simple to say but hard to have , its diet without oil and spice
User :   I have to bland everything, even the rice
User :   I take Maximum Milk Thistle
User :   I realized the blanded food good for me, just I don't have time for it when I work
User :   okay
Doctor :   Milk thistle is silymarin , and you have to be strictly on bland diet
User :   I know but this is stronger
Doctor :   i agree
User :   240 mg
User :   Can I take 2
User :   I take only one
Doctor :   no the dose is good , do not take more
User :   I'll get my ultrasound tomorrow and I'll tell you what is my diagnosis
Doctor :   that's good ,
User :   I'm worried about my pain
User :   Thank you and see you soon.
Doctor :   you are welcome'
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   Thank you how
Doctor :   you will be shown a feedback window after closing this chat
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