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Fatty liver with normal ESR

my husband is 29 years with liver function test result (ALT) 78 and (AST) 43 cholesterol 211 but normal blood picture and normal esr what is wrong with him. our doctor suggested fatty liver and excluded hepatitis and fibrosis is it true? thxx alot
Thu, 21 Apr 2011
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If the ALT/AST is increased then it should be seen if the bilirubin is increased .If there is increase in bilirubin then it is hepatitis or else it is a fatty liver with a high cholesterol.Your husband needs to take a healthy diet and keep away from fatty ;fried food .Please consult your doctor for a detailed diet plan and exercise to reduce the cholesterol.
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