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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis liver disease is a ‘silent’ disease. It affects nonalcoholic people (who do not consume any kind of alcohol). It happens due to storing too much fat in the liver. This disease is very common in the world and similar to the alcoholic fatty liver.

In case it gets in serious condition, this disease could lead to inflammation, scarring, and irreversible damage. In such cases, it requires the best liver surgery to overcome it. Many people go through different kind of symptoms. Some of them have no symptoms at all and some of them figure out this fatty liver condition through a diagnostic test. Today, let’s find out the symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease-

Usually fatty liver occurs when more than 5 percent of fat gets stored in our liver. If any patients have mild fatty liver they may go through these symptoms-

  • Enlargement of the Liver.
  • Feeling exhausted all the time.
  • Continuous pain on the right side of the upper abdomen.
  • A poor tendency to eat and persistent indigestion.
  • Unexplained Weight loss.

If your fatty liver gets into a serious condition (scarring and damaging), these symptoms may occur,-

  • The abdomen will get bigger or larger
  • Onset of Jaundice
  • Internal bleeding in the intestine
  • Liver function may get stopped
  • Mentally confusion may incur

Nonalcoholic fatty liver, preferably connected to insulin hormone. Insulin helps our liver to excess glucose. When our body needs glucose, insulin helps to take glucose from the blood. Too many fats in the liver create insulin resistance. When it occurs, our body cells do not respond to insulin. In that way, the liver ends up with storing more fat, which leads to damaging and scarring the liver.

If you are facing any of these above signs, make an appointment with your doctor today. Generally, the fatty liver disease gets treated by proper medication and weight reducing program, if you have a mild one. In case of severely damaging or scarring, it may take the best liver surgery to heal properly.

 

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Pancreatic Cancer

The pancreas is 6 inches long flat pear-shaped gland, lies horizontally behind the lower part of the stomach (between the stomach and the spine). The pancreas releases digestive fluid, which helps in digestion and control blood sugar. Pancreatic cancer occurs when patients have pancreatitis, diabetes, family history of pancreatic cancer or excessive smoking.

Chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer may lead to Pancreatic Surgery. Here are some common FAQs on pancreatic cancer, we listed down-

Where does pancreatic cancer happen?

Pancreatic cancer generally happens in the pancreatic tube, where the pancreatic juice flows. It is also called the carcinoma of the pancreas.

Am I allowed to drink alcohol after being diagnosed with pancreatitis?

Drinking alcohol is an unwise choice for anyone, but any trouble with the digestive system, you need to put a full-stop on alcohol consumption immediately. You should not drink once you have diagnosed with pancreatitis as well. For chronic pancreatitis patients, alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited.

Can Pancreatic cancer be prevented?

Generally, it can’t be preventive always. But if you keep track of it through timely screenings, it can be prevented. There is a chance of reducing the risk of cancer by maintaining a healthy diet, weight loss program, lessening the alcohol consuming and by stop smoking.

Why is pancreatic cancer not diagnosed in the early stage?

Pancreatic cancer often does not show any clear, early symptoms. Most of the cancers, thus, remained unidentified. It shows prominent symptoms when it is already spread over other parts of the body.

Is there any relation with the gene for pancreatic cancer?

It can occur because of the gene. There is a higher chance of pancreatic cancer if you have any family history, also with pancreatic cancer. You can go for a genetic consultation about pancreatic cancer.

Is it possible to get a full recovery from pancreatic cancer?

It might be possible, but only with timely diagnosis and quality treatment.

What will happen if you need to remove pancreas?

You can live without a pancreas. You will be a diabetic patient and you need to take insulin regularly. But it might be required to address severe pancreas conditions.

Should I undergo surgery?

It depends on the condition of the pancreas. You need to discuss with your doctor about Pancreatic Surgery. If your doctor finds it critical then you might need to undergo surgery.

There are a lot of other questions regarding pancreatic cancer. Feel free to ask us in the comment section below and Stay tuned for the next part.

Keep Your Liver Healthy

The liver plays an important role in our digestive system. What we eat and drink regularly, all pass through our digestive system with the help of the liver. It is a wedge-shaped organ located on the right side of your abdomen. In most of the cases, the symptoms stay undetected for long and ultimately requires Liver Surgery for treatment. Varanasi Hospital is one of the Best Liver Surgery Hospital in India. However, if you get more conscious from the start, your liver will work perfectly till the end.

Here is how you will take care of your liver-

#Exercise Regularly:

Make this as your habit. Keep your weight in control by doing exercise regularly. You can prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease if you exercise regularly.

#Avoid Drinking Too Much Alcohol

Avoid Drinking Too Much Alcohol

Too much alcohol consumption can damage the liver permanently. It can end up with cirrhosis, which can be deadly. So, have alcohol in mild quantity, if you must.

#Maintain A Balanced Diet

maintain a balanced diet

Avoid any kind of junk foods, fried foods, undercooked or raw foods, high-calorie foods, red meats, chocolates, high carbohydrate-based food (white bread, pasta, rice, potato). Eat more green vegetables, fibre-based foods, low-fat dairy products, fish, meat, nuts, vegetable oils.

#Be Cautious About Medicines

Maintain A Balanced Diet

Certain medicines and drugs can cause side effects, which are harmful for your liver. Most of the cases, some of the painkillers can damage the liver function. It is best to consult with your doctor to know the safest way to take the medicines.

#Quit Smoking

quit smoking

Smoking is a faster way to damage the liver as it can cause Hepatitis C and other conditions. So quit smoking if you want to keep your liver healthy.

#Get Vaccination

vacination

Take the vaccine for Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B before it harms your liver. Get all the vaccinations at the right time.

#Maintain Hygiene

Hygine

Wash your hands before eating. Do not use any contaminated needles, razors which make direct contact with your skin.

Timely measurement is the best way to fight with liver disease. Varanasi Hospital provides a large range of liver surgery. In case if you diagnosed with any early symptoms, contact us for any liver oriented issues. We can assure you with the best!

Laparoscopic Surgery

Before going for Laparoscopic Surgery, Let’s understand what Laparoscopic Surgery is!

Laparoscopy is a keyhole surgery, which is also called minimally invasive surgery. It is a modern surgical technique, where a Laparoscopic Surgeon makes a few small incisions in the abdominal area and along with the help of a small camera, look inside the area to carry out the procedure.

In most of the cases, patients may able to leave within a few days of operation. The healing process is quick, but patients need two weeks to get back to their normal life. Lets Now discuss, how you will prepare yourself before going for laparoscopic surgery.

Talk To Your Consultant:

Before going for surgery, talk with your surgeon one more time. Prepare all your questions regarding your surgery and try to note down every information what your doctor says to you.

Bring Every Document And Ask For Copies:

Double check if you are carrying every important document in your bag regarding your operation. Ask your hospital to provide you with the necessary information about laparoscopic surgery. Do not forget to ask for leaflets or brochure. It will help you to know everything about your surgery.

Pack Your Medication:

If you’re on any medication, pack your emergency medications before leaving for the hospital. You should let your anaesthetist know about your medications so that it will help her to know about your physical condition and if you need to discontinue them for a while.

Be Ready With Your Hospital Bag:

Pack your hospital bag before your operation day. Put comfy clothes (loose fitting clothes), phone charger, phone, and everything you need to put. In case you need to stay overnight pack your comfortable night dress and toiletries.

Inform Your Close One To Be There For You:

After surgery, you won’t be able to drive on your own. Inform your friends or family to drive you home and settle you up. While seated, keep cushions to support your back.

Before going for laparoscopic surgery, choosing the Best Laparoscopic surgery hospital is important for patients. We, Varanasi Hospital is known as the best Laparoscopic surgery hospital in Northern India. For more information, feel free to get in touch with us.

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