People with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) usually don't have any symptoms unless the condition is severe. NAFLD is often discovered from laboratory testing for an unrelated condition.
If NAFLD is suspected, Mayo Clinic doctors will inquire about your medical history and conduct a physical examination. Additional testing can include:
Tests are scheduled quickly and results are typically available on the same day or within 24 hours. Efficient testing helps the team quickly arrive at a diagnosis so your treatment can begin as soon as possible.