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How can I know my liver is normal ?

i have been having a liver can i know if my liver is doing fine now?? say if my liver is enlarged ? how big threat is it??and how can i control or bring it down to normal size and ..what fooding precautions i need to take .......please advise
Asked On : Wed, 20 Jan 2010
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welcome to HCM get liver function test done if normal ur liver is normal if u r overeweight reduce ur wt with excersize,decrease diet intake,dont use alcohol.
Answered: Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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Thanks for your query. Enlarged liver can be due to fat deposition in it (fatty liver). It is an indication for insult to liver. The function of liver can be assessed by doing blood test called liver function tests. To know the size of liver you need to get an ultrasound scan or CT scan. The restoration of liver function or liver size depends on the cause of liver damage. It is very difficult to reverse the damage of liver, we can only prevent further damage. You need to avoid oily, spicy foods. Do not use any medications with out contacting the doctor which ca be damage to the liver. Avoid alcohol which is the common cause of liver damage. There are certain liver protective medicines the doctors prescribe but their credibility is controversial.
Answered: Fri, 22 Jan 2010
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i just had blood work done and my liver test came back at 13 is that ok?

Answered: Wed, 10 Mar 2010
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