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Been suffering with middle and lower back pain and nausea. Can this be caused by liver problems?

Been suffering with middle and lower back pain and nausea. Can this be caused by liver problems?

Not likely: It is not likely unless there are reason for you to thing otherwise. More history needed.

Pain in the back can be l related to abdominal problems but a medical examnination is advised to sort that issue out. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

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


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What is fatty liver and what causes it. What is the sideeffects. My side on left an my stomach is fat back pain have kidney problem hurt all the time.

What is fatty liver and what causes it. What is the sideeffects. My side on left an my stomach is fat back pain have kidney problem hurt all the time.

Hello.: Hello. I don’t know what the cause of your fatty liver is. However, a major cause of fatty liver is drinking too much alcohol. Alcohol use combined with poor diet, obesity, abnormally high iron levels and hepatitis c can increase the chances of getting fatty liver. There are also people who have fatty livers who don’t have an illness and who don’t drink. Some people can develop a fatty liver off drinking really heavily for a weekend, and the fat decreases when they stop drinking. In your case, it would be best to get specific input from your doctor as s/he can put this in the context of your total health picture. Take care. ...Read more

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Does a back pain mean liver problems?

Does a back pain mean liver problems?

It can: Liver problems, especially gallbladder, can radiate to the right side of the upper back, but having back pain definitely does not mean that you have liver problems. ...Read more

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Can liver trouble cause lower left back pain?

Liver pain: Liver is in the right upper part of the abdomen, so it is unlikely to cause any pain in the lower back let alone left side. More likely it is the spine or the overlying muscles. Please get evaluated by a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Does fatty liver cause left side back pain?

Does fatty liver cause left side back pain?

No: Liver is on right side so if it caused back pain it would be on the right side. I would have this checked out if it still bothers you. ...Read more

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Disstended stomach from liver problems. Can this be why I'm having back pain.

Liver problems: If your abdomen is distended u should ask your doctor, if u have ascites. This can happen in advanced cirrhosis of liver. With abdominal distension, ur abdominal muscles r strained&this can cause ur back muscles2also get strained&cause back problems. But any abdominal problems can cause back pain, including gallbaldder, liver, kidneys, peptic ulcer disease. Don't delay see ur doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can an enlarged liver cause back pain?

Can an enlarged liver cause back pain?

Yes: And I would ask your doctor to take a look at what the actual cause is. You are going to want to know to get definitive treatment. ...Read more

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Slightly enlarged liver cause back pain?

It may: You are going to want to get an evaluation because there are other abdominal causes for abdominal pain with back pain. Getting a evaluation addresses all the possibilities and then provides treatment options for the definitive cause. ...Read more

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Does fatty liver cause lower back pain?

Does fatty liver cause lower back pain?

Not usually: I am not aware of an association between fatty liver and low back pain. You should probably see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can fatty liver disease cause low back pain?

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. ...Read more

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Could my liver be the cause of middle to lower back pain and nausea?

Possibly: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Can ulceratve collitis lead to liver diseases? Does liver diseases cause lower back pain?

Can ulceratve collitis lead to liver diseases? Does liver diseases cause lower back pain?

Liver disease (rare): Could happen but rare. Yes liver disease could cause back pain on the right side. ...Read more

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Can taking Percocet for back pain cause liver and kidney damage? Been taking for almost a year. Less than prescribed but at least one a day.

Highly unlikely: The oxycodone is Percocet is not the cause of the problem - it is the tylenol (acetaminophen). One tablet contains 325 mg of tylenol, and that is not enough, even daily, to cause harm in someone who is otherwise healthy and not on other medications or substances (like alcohol in excess) that can damage liver or kidney. Look into non-opiate ways to treat pain:physical therapy, weight loss, exercise. ...Read more

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What are liver function tests and what conditions are they looking for? Does liver cause constant nausea low back pain low appetite abdomen feel full?

What are liver function tests and what conditions are they looking for? Does liver cause constant nausea low back pain low appetite abdomen feel full?

MANY TESTS/REASONS: Liver function studies are tests that measure the way the liver is working. Some measure the effectiveness of the liver cells themselves others measure the "excretion" of the enzymes and "end products" of metabolism.
The symptoms you mention are VERY NON-SPECIFIC and may be due to abnormal liver function as well as a host of gastrointestinal conditions.
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Kidney and or liver problems I take up to 27 tylenol pam's at night if not more, I can't tell my many but I'm getting sever back pain and under my rib cage I always feel like I can't get full, I can't remember anythin at night wen I take that stuff and I

Kidney and or liver problems I take up to 27 tylenol pam's at night if not more, I can't tell my many but I'm getting sever back pain and under my rib cage I always feel like I can't get full, I can't remember anythin at night wen I take that stuff and I

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdoses are extremely dangerous since they can lead to liver failure. Anytime you eat or drink something you shouldn't have, you can call the poison control center toll-free for advice. 1-800-222-1222 this is the number even er doctors and pediatricians use for the most up-to-date advice and treatments for ingestions. If you are having trouble breathing or are in severe distress after eating something you shouldn't have, this would be a reason to call 911 and go to the er instead. It's better to be safe than sorry and worth a call to the poison control center. ...Read more

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Over 2 weeks I have taken 80 children's chewable Tylenol (80mg) and 102 extra strength Tylenol (500mg) could this cause liver damage? I'm not trying to harm my self just having back pain. I'm not havin nausea or vomiting I feel ok

Over 2 weeks I have taken 80 children's chewable Tylenol (80mg) and 102 extra strength Tylenol (500mg) could this cause liver damage? I'm not trying to harm my self just having back pain. I'm not havin nausea or vomiting I feel ok

Too much Tylenol (acetaminophen): You have taken 80 x 80mg = 6400mg and 102 * 500mg = 51000mg for a total of 57400mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) over a period of 14 days. This means you are averaging 4100mg per day of Tylenol (acetaminophen). If you have a liver condition (such as hepatitis or cirrhosis), are drinking a lot of alcohol, or are taking this dosage over long period, permanent damage can occur. ...Read more

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I get tingling in my legs & feet. Mri says I have L5 problems plus I have lesions on kidneys & liver. I had very bad back pain.?

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I get tingling in my legs & feet. Mri says I have L5 problems plus I have lesions on kidneys & liver. I had very bad back pain.?

Leg tingling: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
It sounds like you are experiencing symptoms from nerve impingement.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain and back pain?

Pancreatitis: Many other causes, but that's typical scenario for abdominal pain that radiates to back. Can also be kidney related, such as kidney stones, infection. ...Read more

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What can cause lower right back pain and abdomen pain?

What can cause lower right back pain and abdomen pain?

See answer: Several things can cause these symptoms such as a Muscle sprain that refers to the abdomen, intestinal issues, a possible urinary tract issue, including possible kidney stones, etc....You need an evaluation if these issues continue to determine the real cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning feeling in right abdomen on flank side. Seems like it is only present after working all day. I do have up back pain as well?

What could cause a burning feeling in right abdomen on flank side. Seems like it is only present after working all day. I do have up back pain as well?

Other symptoms?: Does it feel like a pulled muscle? How long does it last? Do certain foods make it worse. Have you tried any meds? Did you injure the muscle working out? Would you say it is more related to food or activity? If food, you may want to obtain us of gallbladder to rule out stones a common cause of rt abdo and back pain exacerbated by food. Is there any abdominal pain? Bloating? Nausea? ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

What causes lower back pain and lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

Constipation: Constipation can present with these symptoms but so can several other medical conditions. Would recommend you see your physician for evaluation. Diverticulitis, a potentially serious common colon infection, and colon cancer should be ruled out. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

What could cause lower back pain lower abdomen pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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I have a rib fractured can it cause rib, side abdomen & abdomen swelling? Maybe even back pain

Pain in chest wall: Yes a rib fracture can cause rib and side pain as well as abdomen discomfort because of the muscles attached to the broken rib. ...Read more

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After the 3rd IUI, it got positive, I got pain in my abdomen, back pain and in my leg, please tell me what to do next? Any problem

After the 3rd IUI, it got positive, I got pain in my abdomen, back pain and in my leg, please tell me what to do next? Any problem

See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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I've had lower back pain for 4 weeks that started radiating to my abdomen. Could Fybroids be the cause? I was told 3 years ago that I had one.

I've had lower back pain for 4 weeks that started radiating to my abdomen. Could Fybroids be the cause? I was told 3 years ago that I had one.

You bet!: Have a GYN MD examine you again to determine if the fibroid has grown and/or is the cause of your back pain. Three years is sufficient time for the fibroid to become more symptomatic. ...Read more

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