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What can I do about a "swollen liver"? Causes and remedies?

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What can I do about a "swollen liver"? Causes and remedies?

Doctor's Assistant: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?

Just told yesterday. I have a large hiatus hernia and a swollen liver found after a belly ultrasound.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

They were checking for an abdominal aneurysm as I have been having back pain. No aneurysm

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

how old are you?

what is your height and weight?

being overweight or drinking alcohol can often cause fatty changes and swelling or hepatomegally of your liver

loosing weight, cutting out carbohydrates, gluten, white flour, sugar, pasta, bread, alcohol out of your diet

and eating more protein and lean meats and fish and chicken and fruits and vegetables can help you loose weight.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
With diet change, can the liver totally repair itselt? What is the difference between swollen liver and fatty liver?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

yes, the liver is one organ which can repair itself.

swollen liver is not a very precise term.

hepatomegally is the correct medical term which means the liver is larger than normal

and the most common cauase of hepatomegally is fatty infiltration or fatty change of the liver, or parts of the liver turning into fat from being overweight or from excessive alcohol use.

loosing weight, cutting out carbohydrates, gluten, white flour, sugar, pasta, bread, alcohol out of your diet

and eating more protein and lean meats and fish and chicken and fruits and vegetables can help you loose weight.

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