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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
My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.
My adivse is to: Get a home pregnancy test and go from there. You sound like you could be pregnant assuming your sexually active, which I assume you are or wouldn't be asking :-) If your worried about family and friends, share with those you trust. If you are pregnant, it's important ot have support people in place. Best to you and be well! ...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
If advanced disease: If liver disease has progressed significantly to cause a decline in production of clotting factors, or if there is low platelet production with cirrhosis, easy bruising may develop. ...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
Be seen: An expanding bruise is an expanding bleed under the skin. If your liver is not working properly to make blood coagulation proteins, it could be a sign of a more serious problem. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a purple bruise on the right side of my abdomen, but very little pain. I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver in recent past.?
Bruising: People do have bruises. It is normal. If you feel that your bruise is unusual, see your doctor for evaluation. ...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.?
Since turning 32 around/during ovulation my lower abdomen is tender to touch or when move & have to pee allot. Is this a true symptom of ovulation? : (
I'm 53. Last 2 days with lower left abdominal pain. Persistent, cramp like, somewhat tender abdomen. No bowel issues, no other symptoms?
What causes tender aching skin and muscles especially on lower left abdomen? Other symptoms include blood, undigested food and lots of mucus in stool
Your Doctor can help: Blood in the stool is always worry some. You can go and see your gp and ask him to examine you and check you blood for any problems. For a young person, you are already affected by more problems than I would expect. You need to exercise daily and eat healthy diet (this is just general advice which may get your mind off the illnesses that are affecting you a bit sooner than later). ...Read more
Spent 2010 with pain upper right abdomen, wrapped round back, constricted breath & fatigue. Dr. attributed to hiatus hernia? & I stopped eating wheat. Symptoms back + very tender to touch/breathing more difficult. Any cause for worry? Tx ideas?
Could I be pregnant. I had my last depo shot on the 3rd of March. Symptoms is period like pain, tender breasts, abdomen feels heavy but no period yet?
Yes: Depo-Provera is intended to be used/given/taken every 3 months to be effective as birth control. Your March 3rd injection would have run out around July 3rd (actually you get a few days leeway). So if you've engaged in unprotected sex since then, you could now be pregnant. Best way to find out if you're pregnant is to take home pregnancy test, which is readily available at most pharmacies. ...Read more
How likely is it to have PID after d&c with no fever/discharge? Only bloating & some tender and soreness in abdomen, uti like symptoms & low back pain
I'm wondering if it may be too early to go to my dr for a pregnancy test. I'm having some symptoms such as: fullness in lower abdomen, sore/tender breast, nausea, etc. My 1st day of my last cycle 1/21?
Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?
Any: Abnormal bruising can be from problems in clotting cells (platelets), clotting factors (vitamin k, plasma proteins), iron deficiency, marrow problems. Chronic liver diseases of any cause, i.e. Infectious (viral hep), autoimmune, medication related, alcohol related, metabolic abnormalities (iron, copper diseases), others, can cause problems with clotting. Acute liver diseases inf., etc. Can do too. ...Read more
Diagnosed with mild fatty infiltration of liver in july 13 enzymes keep fluctuating and easy unexplained bruising does this mean cirrhosis?
Not necessarily: Mild fatty infiltration is common in patients who are overweight. High liver enzymes can be caused by many things, such as certain medications, infection (hepatitis), excessive alcohol use and other liver or biliary problems. Easy bruising can be caused by liver issues, certain medications and other hematologic conditons. Please see a doctor for evaluation and close followup. ...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
Genetic liver: Liver cirrhosis from several causes can be associated with abnormalities in blood clotting and that can present with bleeding and bruising. No known genetic causes of liver disease as being passed from generation to generation. Some disease can be due unknown causes such as biliary sclerosis, biliary atresia, hemangioma of the liver, focal modular sclerosis, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. ...Read more
Why does clotting and excessive bruising occur in hepatocytes (liver cells) during alcohol abuse?
Can you tell me if throughout alcohol abuse, why does clotting and excessive bruising occur when alcohol damages hepatocytes (liver cells)?
Alcohol: Affects multiple organ systems, not just the liver. To your question, though, fibrinogen and other clotting factors are produced in the liver. Alcohol interferes with their production and activity in various ways, to the effect that alchol has both a procoagulant (which would increase clotting) and anticoagulant (the opposite) effects. Whichever pathway dominates will determine the net effect. ...Read more
Alt 142 ast77 diagnosed mild fatty liver infiltration in july could cirrhosis develop this quick? Easy unexplained bruising to all other blood work ok
I'm waitin to see doc for scan on my liver and my legs r itching that bad that they r bruising is this anything to do with my liver?
May be liver problem: The liver has been functions such as producing proteins, blood clotting factors, modulating your blood glucose and excreting bilirubin. If you have liver dysfunction, there can be a variety of symptoms. Itching can result if you have liver dysfunction and a high bilirubin level. Bile salts can deposit in the skin resulting in itching, though the mechanism is unclear. Bruising is also related. ...Read more