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Confused results in ultrasound and endoscopy. Do i have fatty liver or liver cirrhosis ?

In my ultrasound portal doppler scan, it shows that i have fatty infilteration of liver, In my endoscopy it shows that i have first degree esophogaus varices , what is it.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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Hi,Gannesan,
Thanks for query,
You have fatty liver and you have to change your life style for food habit etc otherwise as an complication liver cirrhosis may have.at present you do not have liver cirrhosis.
But second problem of having esophageal varies this is also to be taken into immediate consideration.
Consult gastro enterologist and start treatment as soon as possible.
Quit alcohol if you take.
ok and bye.
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Confused results in ultrasound and endoscopy. Do i have fatty liver or liver cirrhosis ?

Hi,Gannesan, Thanks for query, You have fatty liver and you have to change your life style for food habit etc otherwise as an complication liver cirrhosis may have.at present you do not have liver cirrhosis. But second problem of having esophageal varies this is also to be taken into immediate consideration. Consult gastro enterologist and start treatment as soon as possible. Quit alcohol if you take. ok and bye.