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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Swelling: The most common cause of a painful liver is swelling causing stretching of the capsule, or outer portion of the liver. Many times "liver pain" is rea ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Capsule expansion: Very few lesions or liver disorders cause liver pain. The most commo in previous yrs was an expansile lesion stretching the liver capsule. The treat ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
You tell us: A swollen sick liver can go into to failure and die. Drinking like an alcoholic, like you report in your history, very easily could be causing cirrhos ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Not sure what u mean: Liver pain? Don't know what that means. If it is inflammatory, nsaids would work well. This needs to be assessed by a physician (pcp/gi) and they can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pain under R ribs: People describe it variably, but discomfort underneath the rib margin on the right side of your stomach. Likely would hurt more if you pushed on it--s ... Read More
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Liver/gallbladder: Eat a diet low in fat. Fatty foods make your gallbladder contract. If you have gallstones, then they can get stuck in the biliary duct and cause pain ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver pain: The liver is not usually painful, but enlarged liver or gallbladder issues can cause discomfort. The pressure of enlarged organs can cause pain. If yo ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irina Kovatch
13 years experience General Surgery
See below: Most common causes of right upper quadrant abdominal pain is biliary disease or liver disease. The differential of liver disease is broad ranging from ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Complex issue: There unfortunately is no simple answer here. Best to check with your doctor. You may need a consultation with a liver specialist, usually in the fiel ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Not sure what u mean: Liver pain? Don't know what that means. If it is inflammatory, nsaids would work well. This needs to be assessed by a physician (pcp/gi) and they can ... Read More
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