Liver Disorders Community
FATTY LIVER AFTER 8 MONTHS SOBER?
About This Community:

This support community is for discussions and support relating to liver disorders.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

FATTY LIVER AFTER 8 MONTHS SOBER?

Hello, I quit drinking back in Feb.  I had a relapse July 4th and have been sober since.  I have a constant dull ache on my right side under my rib.  It feels like something is boring into me.  All my labs have been normal the past year but I just had a Ultrasound that showed a mild diffuse fatty liver.  Can a Ultrasound distinguish between fatty liver and fibrosis/cirrohsis?   How long does fatty liver last?  Can it cause symptoms?  I thought it would have gone away since I have not been drinking.  I also have mottled palms at times and just feel malaised at times.  Any input would be appreciated.  
Related Discussions
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hello and hope you are doing well.

Fatty liver can be due to alcoholism when it is called Alcoholic fatty liver disease and the other one is Non alcoholic fatty liver disease, which is due to obesity, diabetes and high triglyceride levels. This can progress to cirrhosis of the liver and can be associated with hepatocellular carcinoma. Cirrhosis will show characteristic changes on the ultrasonography and liver function tests will further help in the evaluation. So, prevention or cure is by avoiding alcohol and treating diabetes, obesity and high triglyceride levels.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Liver Disorders Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
This is Driving Your Emotional Eati...
Jul 02 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
5856747_tn?1403352282
Blank
Sleep Apnoea
Jun 28 by Andrew John Rynne, MDBlank
Top Digestive Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
me_just34
317787_tn?1373214989
Blank
Dee1956
DC
974371_tn?1364538460
Blank
Margot49
Central Valley, CA
1702615_tn?1391651762
Blank
reallybuzzed
Baltimore area for now, MD
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
jimgreg
piqua, OH