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Patients Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and NASH

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Good advisor

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis can be caused by various factors. It can develop due to certain conditions like obesity, diabetes, hypertriglyceridemia, or some nutritional disorders, or as a consequence of certain operations or medications.

Do you know what caused your NASH? Were you warned against the possible development of this disease by your medical team?

Don't hesitate to share your experience!

Beginning of the discussion - 14/11/2018

What caused your NASH

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@JosephineO no it was when I started  to gran weight due to lose of movement as my skin condition became out of control and my joint started  to Breck down I was told I had diabetes  and all the drugs I was on was the caued s of my beach but it was 4 years  before I found out what all the pain in my side was  they keep saying it was just IBS now in in stage 3 ood the liver disease  and I lost I'll my teeth  because  my emune  system dose not work now it turned on it self so I had to have it fixed  so now I have no eymuen ry to anything and the antibiotic treatment  no longer  work any more  because I had them so long 

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@DebsBowman Thank you for sharing your story, I am so sorry to hear all these health implications that you have had, I can't imagine the difficulties.

Have any other members experienced similar?

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Being Type 2 Diabetic and I think ? Biological Drugs possibly Methotrexate caused Liver Problems?

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@Liam2863 hi I have same problem has u I was on same drugs I'm now on humir and it has don't a lot of damage to my liver to and all my joints are verry bad and I suffer verry bad pain evey day to 

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Hi I have Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome as well as NASH.  The cause of my NASH is unclear however due to Chronic Back pain I was on a high dose of Tramadol (6-8 tabs per day) for several years which could be a potential cause although my mother also had it and there are some schools of thought that it is hereditary.  Certainly my son has been targeted for regular observation once he reaches 18.  My symptoms are periods of flu like symptoms every few weeks where I am bed bound burning up and then shivering for 2-3 days and feel very weak.  The rest of the time providing I get 10 -11 hrs sleep per day I am relatively OK although I do often feel nauseous.  I was only diagnosed 12 months ago by which time my liver disease was at stage 4.  Varisces are my most significant life threat and I opted for banding instead of betablockers due to the nausea aspect and being confident in the surgical skills of my consultant.  I have now had 12 bands (3 at a time) so far and more to come in a couple of weeks.  Preventing your 1st bleed is crucial and it is important to have regular checks for both developing varisces and also any abnormal cells in your liver given your risk of cancer rises 10 fold.  I have Endoscopies every 8 weeks, and an Ultrasound every 6 months.  I am lucky I have a first class consultant probably the best in the North of England and he even phones to see how I am!  My condition is currently stable so is not deteriorating further which is the objective for as long as possible before undergoing a transplant.  The fear being that the same could happen to a donor liver due to the cause being unclear.

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Mine was from bad lifestyle choices. What about you lot?

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Does anyone know of a cure for NASH?

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I believe my Nash was caused by various medications used over the years for treating Psoriasis. And having Type 2 Diabetes these two go hand in hand apparently.