if you are taking too much of a certain medication over an extended period of time it can, if you take a little too much just once it wont but that can cause other problems.... i think a large overdose could probably do it too.
tylenol (acetominophen) is a good example and probably one of the more common, a lot of drugs are comboed with acetaminophen, so people on several medications (especially pain meds and old people who forget what they have and havent taken) take too much and it damages the liver. the liver regenerates but if the damage is severe enough steatosis or "fatty liver" sets in
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Hello doctor ! my age is 43, height 177cm and weight is 83 kgs. All the CBC, sugar and LFT parameters are normal. HDL is 37 and LDL is 122.3... ultrsound report says that i have grade 1 fatty liver. Is this is cause of concern? how to get the liver normal. i walk for one hour almost 4 times a week. drink and smoke socially. Any medicine to cure fatty liver ??
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