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Symptoms of fatty liver - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have fatty liver,can you tell me the symptoms
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   42
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Fatty liver is most often the findings on the scan
User :   about 15 yrs back,it showed a routine scan
User :   i have not taken any treatment for it upto now
Doctor :   It is basically liver condition which results due to accumulation of fat globules in the liver
User :   what are the symptoms
Doctor :   as a result of over weight, long standing alcohol intake, high cholesterol levels and other risk factors.
User :   and should any treatment taken for it
Doctor :   like mentioned earlier, there are no specific symptoms associated with this condition
User :   i take alchohol occasionally
Doctor :   Some individuals complaint of abdominal pain, nausea and symptoms of indigestion.
User :   i have read somewhere that it may cause indigestuion and memory problems
User :   i have frequent indigestion for a long time and some memory problems
User :   Can suggest the best gastroenterologist in hyderabad
Doctor :   Some individuals complaint of abdominal pain, nausea and symptoms of indigestion.
Doctor :   memory derangement are not very common with fatty liver.
User :   you are taking such a long time to respond
Doctor :   If memory impairment is seen more serious complications such as liver failure (which is the chronic stage of Liver dysfunction)
Doctor :   is present.
User :   you are not a Doctor right ?
Doctor :   Fatty liver on its own is a reversible condition and not a serious concern on its own.
Doctor :   I am a general physician.
User :   can you suggest the Best gastroenterologist in Hyderabad
Doctor :   Can I know few details about you so that I can help you better?
User :   k
User :   what do you need
Doctor :   may I know your current weight and height?
User :   first suggest a gastro
User :   100 kgs,6 ft
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, high cholesterol levels?
User :   i have both
User :   and BP
Doctor :   How much and how often do you consume alcohol?
User :   they are in control
User :   once or twice in a month
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   you have various risk factors such as diabetes, high cholesterol and increased body weight.
User :   s
Doctor :   These factors along with alcohol intake are responsible for the fatty liver changes.
Doctor :   And if these factors are brought under control,
Doctor :   the process can be reversed over a period of time.
User :   can i use OTC drugs like liv -52 for this
User :   or do you suggest i consultant a specialist
Doctor :   Yes, LIV 52 are multivitamins.
User :   i am in the process of weight reduction
Doctor :   These supplements along with multivitamins can be taken.
User :   or do you suggest i consult a specialist
Doctor :   Involve in dietary changes such as weight reducing programmmes, diet modifications and so on,
Doctor :   You can get your liver function tests and then consult with a gastroenterologist.
Doctor :   May I know your location
User :   Liv-52 is not a multivitamin,it is herbal medicine for Liver problems
User :   Czech colony
Doctor :   And can you confirm your phone number so that I can get back to you with the details of a good gastroenterologist at your location?
User :   a good doctor anywhere
User :   Doctor :   Our customer support team will get back to you shortly with the call
Doctor :   to guide you.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   k
User :   nothing else
User :   thank you
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