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Alt of 84. have pain around liver area. auto immune, hep a b c and all other blood work fine. us shows excess fat in liver. worried about pain. ?

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Dr. Michael Perez answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Fatty liver is very common, and most patients have no symptoms. However, the literature describes some pain associated with this condition. If a search for a cause of the pain is negative, you may have to consider fatty liver as the cause. Sometimes a swollen congested liver can cause pain because of stretching of the capsule. Ask your GI doctor which pain meds to take.

Answered May 18, 2016

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