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Fatty Infiltration of Liver - Everything You Needed to Know

About


Building up of excessive fat in the liver.
Fatty liver affects as much as 25% of the people in the United States of America. [1]


- Requires diagnosis by a medical professional
- Imaging and lab tests always required
- Treatment can cure a few of the symptoms, complete cure isn’t possible
- Can affect both men and women
- Is chronic and lasts for a lifetime


Hepatic fatty infiltration or fatty infiltration of the liver is when excessive triglycerides or neutral fat accumulates in the liver. It can occur due to a wide range of disorders such as obesity, excessive consumption of alcohol, chemotherapy, and more. It leads to permanent liver damage and even liver cancer.
Ages affected - can affect people of all ages - more common in middle-aged people


Symptoms



Although there are no direct symptoms, here are a few things that you need to be on the lookout for:
Self-diagnosable
Symptoms include loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, confusion, abdominal pain
People may experience
Physical examination
Confusion
If fatty liver progresses to liver failure or cirrhosis, symptoms such as a fluid-filled enlarged abdomen, abnormal bleeding, jaundice, and confusion.


Treatment


Self-care
Maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding alcoholic beverages, reducing sugar and saturated fat consumption, eating a healthy and balanced diet, and a lot of physical activity
Medication
Medication to reduce the level of bad cholesterol
Specialist
Treatment of fatty liver requires a treatment plan by hepatologists. Talk to one from mfine for immediate treatment.

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