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does fatty liver disease cause severe pain muscle spasms

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Fatty liver disease: You should not take anything over the counter without approval from your liver disease doctor. Most likely the answer will be "It's OK" but don't tak ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elisabeth Goodall
18 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No.: Fatty liver is a condition that is not painful. However, pain under your right ribs could indicate another problem. Gallbladder disease comes to mind ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
UNLIKELY: Liver pain does not refer to low back and fatty liver doesn't really cause pain. Discuss with your doctor about another cause for that pain.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Most likely: Does fatty liver cause a higher blood alcohol level than normal yes. Is your friend may be an alcoholic. Fatty liver can occur when too much alcohol ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
No: liver cancer and liver disease do not result in twitching of muscles. When liver gets bad and portal hyperteinsion develops ascites and later jaundi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Some times pancreatic cancers present as back pain , speak to your doctor , but every back pain is not a pancreatic cancer.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Sure: Any abdominal problems, liver included, can cause back pain, including gallbladder, kidneys, peptic ulcer disease. Don't delay seeing your doctor.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Liver disease (rare): Could happen but rare. Yes liver disease could cause back pain on the right side.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Cancer Worries: No. That is not how cancer presents.
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saira Dar
Dr. Saira Dar answered
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Liver condition: Yes, advanced liver disease can cause involuntary muscle tremors. These are jerky movements usually seen in extremities such as hands.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically. Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein ? You must see a liver specialist- ga ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
Not usually: I am not aware of an association between fatty liver and low back pain. You should probably see your doctor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes, GI symptoms: Acute adrenal crisis in addison's disease occurs when the body needs much higher levels of 'stress steroid hormones' (cortisol) than is in blood-- e.g ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Stones: Severe muscle spasm in the area of the gallbladder (right upper side), may indicate gallbladder disease or gall stones or a blocked tube in the liver ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
One disease: is unlikely to do all this (Lymes Disease, Neurosyphilis, Porphyria , SLE ? Each could account for all but one of symptoms listed) I spent the better ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
29 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, possible.: Intrinsic factor (if) is secreted by the stomach and needed for vitamin B12 absorption. Gastric ulcers can reduce the secretion of if and treatment f ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience in Pathology
Unlikely: Check with a rheumatologist or neurologist
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: You are descring the typical discomforts or symptoms from gallstones which is upper abdominal pressure and discomfort with nausea. Usually occurs a fe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Meningitis: High fever, severe headache that isn't easily confused with other types of headache, stiff neck, vomiting or nausea with headache, confusion or diffic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
ALS: Yes. Muscles cramp and become tight and there appears to be a bag of worms under the skin of the thighs and upper arms (fasciculations). As the nerve ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Not directly: ALS itself is not a painful condition. It causes weakness not pain. However, if someone has had ALS for a while the immobility can end up causing some ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Hip pain: Your symptoms are not unique to one problem or disease. You should see a rheumatologist to get a diagnosis if your family doctor is unsure of the cau ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : The kidneys are one of the main regulators of your electrolytes, such as potassium for example. So problems in the kidneys can cause electrolyte abno ... Read More
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