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my husband is deteted with fatty liver recently in mri

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Posted on Wed, 6 Mar 2019
Question: my husband is deteted with fatty liver recently in mri scan. what care/medication should be taken?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (12 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Weight reduction if obese is must.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Fatty liver is usually due to excess body fat which is deposited on liver tissue.
It is reversible condition.
Best treatment is weight loss if patient is obese.
Alcohol intake should also be avoided if patient is taking alcohol.
So please let me know
1. Is he obese?
2. Does he drink alcohol?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better.
Medications are usually not required if patient starts weight loss and alcohol deaddiction.
I will be happy to help you further. Wishing good health to your husband. Thanks.
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my husband is deteted with fatty liver recently in mri

Brief Answer: Weight reduction if obese is must. Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum. I can understand your concern. Fatty liver is usually due to excess body fat which is deposited on liver tissue. It is reversible condition. Best treatment is weight loss if patient is obese. Alcohol intake should also be avoided if patient is taking alcohol. So please let me know 1. Is he obese? 2. Does he drink alcohol? Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. Medications are usually not required if patient starts weight loss and alcohol deaddiction. I will be happy to help you further. Wishing good health to your husband. Thanks.