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Fatty Liver

Fatty liver is accumulation of fat in the liver; Liver is vital organ of our body with so many functions, Small amount of fat is normal in the liver, But excessive amount can damage the liver and hamper its function
Simple Fatty liver does not cause any symptom but if it progress to second stage liver damage that is liver inflammation medically called as steatohepatitis patients may develop symptoms such as loss of appetite, weight loss, pain abdomen and fatigue; if not taken care at this stage it may progress to chronic liver damage and have symptoms of liver failure such as jaudice, bleeding from GI tract, ascites, confusion and so on
The main causes of fatty liver are obesity, diabetes, alcohol intake and hyperlipidemia
Liver function tests may be deranged but these test does not confirm, Ultrasound abdomen and CT scan can detect fat in the liver but the severity of injury is determined by Liver biopsy
There is no specific medication to treat fatty liver, The first line recommended treatment is reduce risk factors such as avoiding alchol intake, reduce weight, control diabetes, correction of dyslipidemia