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What are the precautions to be taken in a person with fatty liver?

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Dr. Ratnakar Kini

Gastroenterologist

Practicing since :1996

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Posted on Tue, 20 Jan 2015 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: my usg declared fatty liver grade 1 and mild hepatomegly hcv hbsag non reac alcohol very rarly only overweight hight 5-6 90kg sitting job of nr 14hour aday what precaution of diet and which medicine i require
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Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Simple fatty liver does not require any treatment

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.
There are many different causes of fatty liver.
Some of them are obesity, alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, certain viral infections, certain metabolic disorders and certain medications.
I would advise you to check your blood glucose and cholesterol levels.
Also get a liver function test done to see whether it is a simple fatty liver or a steatohepatitis.
A simple fatty liver may not require any treatment.
As far as diet is concerned your may have to avoid fatty food and include more of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in your diet.

I hope that answers your question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
Regards,
Dr.R.K.
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