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Liver enlargement due to drinking/smoking. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i am suffering from liver enlargement case
User :   can you help me in this regard
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   could u specify
Doctor :   fatty liver isit
User :   yes.
User :   since from 2 years
User :   i checked the lipid profile test, total chol. is normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what u want to know about
User :   is fatty liver is a serious problem
Doctor :   yep
User :   because i took TG TOR EZ for 9 months but couldn't get any effective solution
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   then i stopped the medicine, this is not possible to me take medicine for long life
User :   Age:30, Male, Computer Engineer
Doctor :   Do you smoke/drink alcohol/Any other habits? If yes how much/how often?
User :   just marriage
Doctor :   so what was the diagnosis the doctor made at the time for liver problem
User :   I am a chain smoker
User :   Drunk : 1994 - 1995 complete one year, after then i stopped
Doctor :   ok
User :   Doctor found that the ratio of Bilirubin and SGPT is slightly high and in test of Lipid Profile : Trygricilide is always beat high
User :   every 3 - 4 month i go for self test for Liver Function Test and Lipid Profile Test
User :   The test report is almost equal what report we seem 2 year ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have mentioned all history in this chat room
Doctor :   so what is ur question
User :   Now my question is , Did i take this seriously or i just need to walking, jogging, and beat excercise to come out with this problem
User :   Or please suggest the needful
Doctor :   the drinking and smoking could cause fatty liver
Doctor :   where the liver enlarges
Doctor :   slightly
Doctor :   the SGPT
Doctor :   bilirubin levels rise above the normal levels
Doctor :   but the fatty liver is reversible change
User :   what does reversible change means ? Please brief
Doctor :   it can come back to normal
Doctor :   i mean liver function
Doctor :   if u quit smoking,drinking
Doctor :   and excercise for life long
Doctor :   though it may take 10 to 2o years
Doctor :   there ae few liver supplements
Doctor :   doctor can prescribe
Doctor :   if he wishes after physical examination
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