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Bruised Liver Symptoms
What kind of liver problem has easy bruising as a symptom and possible weight gain, my ANA is 1:640 and negative for hep and thyroid? I don't drink.
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I have had a liver infection, ultrasound revealed my spleen bigger than normal,my left leg swelled up, tender and read thought it was a DVT but ultrasound said the lymph nodes were swollen extremely tender. These have been my symptoms my PCP says everythi
Too nonspecific.: Good to have the u/s exclude a DVT but doesn't answer the broader picture. Enlarged lymph nodes and spleen suggest simply an infection is going on in the body though your PCP will also check your blood profile (CBC) to make sure there isn't an underlying problem with the blood cells and their production in the bone marrow. ...Read more
As you wish: Enjoy what tastes good and is sensible during your recovery. I'm glad it wasn't worse -- congratulations on your recovery. ...Read more
The last 2 days I've been experiencing pain on my right sight around my liver n gallbladder. It is swollen. There is now small bruise in that area.
Right sided abdomina: Liver and/or gall bladder problems would not cause a bruise to form on the abdominal wall unless there was marked pressure on this area during an examination. Is there a history of some injury to your right upper abdominal muscles? Nevertheless in view of your persistent symptoms, you should be examined by a physician who will order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Is a deep 'bruised'-feeling pain near bottom-right ribs that can be provoked with twist/stretch likely to be muscular, not liver-related? Had 3 weeks.
Pain near ribs: This pain with a twisting motion is much more likely to be muscle or skeleton related versus liver or gallbladder. If the symptoms continue, i would highly recommend you see your physician for further testing. ...Read more
I am 48 and was diagnosis last night with an enlarged liver-i was advised to see my dr. Monday. I have extensive bruising spreading all over my body. ?
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