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Fatty liver disease and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   hi, i had an abdominal ultrasound screening
Doctor :   ok

User :   and it showed that i had 2 hyperechoic structures
User :   and i was wondering what the possibilities were
User :   on my liver, sorry
Doctor :   hyperechoeic structures in which area

User :   i did some research, which turned up non-alcoholic liver fatty disease, or the possibility of cysts
User :   in the mid lobe liver, and right lobe
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
what were the symptoms you had?
User :   no symptoms, this is a early detection screening
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
i will help you
Doctor :  
i need to ask few questions
User :   sure
Doctor :  
provide your age, gender
User :   48, female
Doctor :  
according the results you have fatty liver where there will be accumulation of fatcells in the liver
User :   okay, thank you.. i'll talk to my doctor and have some further testing done
User :   is this the same as fatty liver disease?
Doctor :   do you consume alcohol?
Doctor :  
User :   none ever
Doctor :  
it is the same?
User :   okay

Doctor :   what is the size of hyperechoic structures

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