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Can Liver Problems Cuse Left Rib Cae Pain
I'm swollen on my left side and yonder my rib cage. Could this be problems. With a liver. It aches and throbs a little?
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
The left side of my abdomen keeps pulsing, seems like it's under my ribs. I'm not really sure what the problem is and if I should have concern.?
Pulsation: Pulsation in the abdomen is usually from the abdominal aorta which is the largest artery in the body. It is often more noticeable in slender individuals. Aneurysms would be the main concern with very prominent arterial pulsation. See your physician if you have continuing concerns. ...Read more
Feels like I have a wadded sock behind my right and left lower ribs. Started on right - now also on left. Absent symptoms of liver dys. Diff diag?
Been told I have fatty liver ive been eating just veggies durin day & meat during nights. How else can I make the discomfort go away under left rib?
Prob not related: Since the liver is in the upper RIGHT abdomen, it's unlikely that liver trouble is the direct cause of your pain under a left rib. Is your spleen enlarged? You need a competent evaluation. ...Read more
Maybe liver: Could be liver, gallbladder, pancreas referred, diaphragm, or lining of ribs/muscles/ligaments. ...Read more
I feel my left side rib more than my other rib? I was wondering if liver cancer is common to young adults?
Liver: No it is not common, and the liver is under your right side rib cage not your left. ...Read more
Sporadic under/inside of lower right rib stabbing pain for 2 months now. Gets worst every time. Liver/ gallbladder problem? Worth getting checked?
Get checked: You should have this looked at immediately, particularly if it is related to eating before or after possibilities include gall stones problem or gastrointestinal problems such as gastritis or ulcers or bowel issues such as ibd. It could also be an infectious problem if associated with pain and fever appendicitis is a possibility and should be dealt with immediately. ...Read more
My question is I have a little bit pain im my right liver what should I do doctor and little bit pain in my left ribs?
Yes, talk to parents:
There is nothing like "pain in Liver."
It looks like you have pain on right side of upper abdomen and and left side of chest. May be bruised rib from a fall or something.
Does it happen with certain food? Or movement? Any associated symptoms like Nausea, heart burn?
Then you can decide to go your doctor. ...Read more
I have had this internal pain under my rib cage on the left and right upper side, it hurts when I breath n move certain ways on liver side not lungs?
Diagnosed with sarcoidosis. Have pain on right and left side of ribs. Not continual, just wicked twinges. MRI showed a prominent liver. Twinges cause?
No: Liver sits on the right side in the upper portion of the abdomen. It would not cause symptoms on your left side. Sarcoid is a difficult disease to deal with. Can have many symptoms. Make sure you follow up with your treating doctor regarding these complaints. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck ...Read more
Unknown pain left abdomen below rib cage. Elevated liver enzymes for a couple months. Possible causes?
After taking a liver tonic I started getting sharp pains under my left boob upper rib cage when I swallow liquids?
Sharp pains: Pains in that area upon swallowing can be due to esophageal dysfunction or there may be gas entrapment. If your tonic contains iron it could be irritating your stomach and esophageal lining and would be better tolerated if taken with food in your stomach. Taking mylanta after meals will reduce gas formation. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I have no gb problems CT scan found spot on liver I get pain and stinging on right under rib just had baby in aug 2012 only 26 what can it be?
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
Pain below left ribs on off. Pain in mid abdomin on off. Hard abdomin. Bloating, gases, irritable bowel syndrom? Spleen? Liver?
Bottom right and left rib sometimes feels sore/achy both at the front and back. Ultrasound for gallstones, liver, pancreas and kidneys clear.
MRI: Best bait when fishing for a diagnosis in the abdomine ...Read more
I have had discomfort under left rib cage for about 6 months now. Had blood work which revealed my thyroid is low and ultrasound enlarged liver?
Need for evaluation: There is not sufficient information in your narrative. You need to be treated for low thyroid. Enlarged liver is likely due to fat in the liver. If you are overweight, lose weight, (easier said than done), do not drink alcohol and do not take acetaminophen (Tylenol). It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems
I have had stabbing pains under my left rib and I have loose green or yellow stool shortly after each meal but my blood tests are all good; liver, pancrius, blood sugar and electrolights but white blood count is 12.6 what could be wrong? My dr is stumped
Sludge?: White count doesn't mean much. If you haven't had an abdominal ultrasound, that would be the first test to get. If you have had one, a hida scan would be the next thing which may show what's going on. ...Read more
Left back pain under my ribs for the last few nights, history-TBI with post traumatic epilepsy (taking carbamazepine) non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Also over the last year I have been to the ER a few times and last time I was at the ER (seizure) I w
Have it looked into: Nocturnal seizures can result in feeling beat up the next day (and having no recall of the seizure) In any event your seizures are not completely controlled with the current therapy. Check your Tegretol level, liver function, sodium, magnesium, calcium, Vit D and Tegretol 10-11 epoxide. Consider a different approach to seizure prophylaxis. ...Read more
Position: Any pain related to position sounds like musculo-skeletal in origin, not visceral. So you might want to try looser clothing, change chair position, that sort of thing. Area under the left rib cage means area of stomach, pancreas, spleen, diaphragm, so if it persists, these things need to be looked at. Also, it could be atypical angina, pain from heart muscle not getting enough oxygen. ...Read more
Many conditions: The abdominal organs consist of stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder, spleen and kidneys. Malfunction any of them can cause pain in the left abdomen. The stomach and spleen located to the left of the midline. By far the most common causes of chronic, dull abdominal pain are inflammation of the stomach lining called gastritis, and a gastric or duodenal (first segment of small intestine) ulcer. ...Read more
I started my cycle the fourth and by midday on the fifth it was gone. I had some slight pain low left abdomen. Its now under my ribs and high right s?
Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool can back up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting and fever. Right upper abdomen has the gallbladder and liver. ...Read more
Splenic flexure: Many things as already mentioned, but there is something called splenic flexure syndrome where gas is caught in that area causing discomfort. It would be best to be checked out for the possible cause. ...Read more
Possibly gallbladder: This is the typical location for gall bladder pain or liver pain but there are many other possibilities. Gallbladder pain generally worsens with meals and is associated with nausea and/or vomiting. This pain may also radiate to your upper back or shoulder. If this pain persists, is recurrent or is associated with the above you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I am 30 years old and I have sharp pains that come and go on my left side of abdomen right below my ribs. Any suggestions?
Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the abdomen? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same. Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? Change in bowel movements? Nause? If so, see a surgeon. Need a bit more info. ...Read more
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