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Liver Irritation Symptoms
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 just being told that I have liver irritation from a blood test I had. Have had quite a few infections this year. Low white cells as well. I am?
Hepatitis: The number of potential reasons for liver cell inflammation is very large, and the only way to work this out is through extensive testing. One of the most common sources for elevation of hepatic enzymes is non-alcoholic hepatic steatosis (fatty liver). Your doctor should be able to work this out effectively. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have irritation un the lower abdomen which worsens after I eat heavy or oily foods. It has been a month with no relief even after medications. Would?
Must be seen: Cannot diagnosed your rash online- it must be visualized, evaluated and treated by your physician. ...Read more
The drape for the wound vac is causing redness, irritation and pain, is there anything else I could use for cover? I have a wound vac to lower abdomen
Hypoallergenic: Tape, adhesive, cloth or gauze. I suggest sterile Telfa, covered by 1-2 layers of sterile gauze, held in place by hypoallergenic tape= sterile pressure dressing. Consult your surgeon. ...Read more
I have irritation in the lower abdomen, if I eat spicy foods then it irritates more, and also tendency to pass gas. I feel like not eating?
I have upper abdomen bloating more than 2 weeks and feel pain when pressed with some movements and also have back pain. Feeling irritation?
Various causes: Upper abdominal bloating with tenderness and associated back discomfort could be due to simple dyspepsia, gastritis, peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia, gall bladder disorder and even pancreatic problems. If symptoms persist, see your pcp examine you and order appropriate tests. ...Read more
I have degenerating discs in thoracic spine can it cause nerve irritation/pain that radiates to upper abdomen and chest? How would you test for this?
If there is a: Herniated thoracic disc, then you could have thoracic radiculopathy, which would result in pain wrapping around from your back to sides to the front of the abdomen and chest. Getting a thoracic MRI will inform you if there is a disc pushing on any of the exiting thoracic nerve roots. See a spinal specialist to get evaluated and see if your symptoms may be resulting from your thoracic spine. ...Read more
From past few days im having frequent urination&while urinating my left abdomen hurts. I've no burning sensation or irritation while urinating.what's it?
Infection/stone: Urinary frequency can be a sign of bladder irritation. Because you are also having pain, I would see your doctor to get your urine checked to make sure that an infection is not present that might contribute to your symptoms. In addition, a renal ultrasound may be helpful to assess for stones/kidney obstruction as well. ...Read more
Hi . One time I had a sudden irritation in my upper left abdomen under my breast. It felt like a ball or someone is holding that organ n squeezingit?
Need more info: The area in question is most likely your stomach. Your complaint could be because you ate too fast and swallowed a lot of air. If this discomfort happened only one time chances are that the problem is benign. If it happens again then you should see your family physician. ...Read more
I have pain in my upper left abdomen below my ribs. The area is hot to the touch and feels as if there is some swelling. The pain can be described as more of a burning with some itching and feels as if it is on the surface. There is no skin irritation. Do
PAIN IN ABDOMEN:
SEE, OR CALL, YOUR PCP SOONEST.
THIS HAS TO BE SEEN BY A DOCTOR. . .
DO NOT DELAY.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more
I've been feeling pain in my lower abdomen for some time now, and everytime I go my doctor he says its thrush but I have no discharge or irritation?
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I feel mild pain and irritation on upper abdomen below rib cage when i have breakfast.
Is sign of ulcer
By the brief description of the location and association with eating, it could be. Would be happy to discuss further with you over an inbox consult. I need to go over a few more questions with you and get more info about your medical history but would be happy to help you get treated and feeling better. ...Read more
I feel mildpain and irritation on upper abdomen below rib cage when i have breakfast.
I also feel very thirsty after breakfast.
My 60 yrs old Mother is suffering form irritation & pain of abdomen She is crying loudly from 2 PM to all day We consulted many doctors but not result?
What causes strong smelling discharge after periods and pressure in lower abdomen? No pain, irritation or in vagina. Period every two weeks too
My fiancé and I both have been itching uncontrollably all over the body for a few months now. No visable symptoms except irritation from the scratchin?
Hello, I have a persistent mild irritation in my urethra but no other symptoms. Antibiotics have not worked so far.
Probably all OK: Probably you have no infection; otherwise the antibiotics would have cleared it up. Probably nothing is seriously wrong, but see a doctor if you remain concerned. Good luck! ...Read more
I have an irritation in my vagina it comes and goes I've been treated for this symptoms but i still have this pronlem it is less and a bad smell?
See your dr: Vaginal irritation can have many causes--from bacterial infections, to stds, to yeast infection, to other causes. If there is a bad odor, it may be bacterial vaginosis--which can be recurrent. You need to let your doctor know that it's come back, and ask for a repeat evaluation. ...Read more
Hi my 20month old baby went for a tonsillectomy the 16th of september. Still having irritation from pype or is it a new problem? Croup with no symptom
I started taking enbrel (etanercept) 5 weeks ago. Major + response for 2 wks. Now, irritation @ inject site +ra symptoms suddenly worse. Is this typical? Why?
Takes more time: It will take Enbrel (etanercept) usually 3-4 months to reach its maximum effectiveness. Redness at the injection site is common and has no significance. ...Read more
Differences between irritated meninges and inflamed meninges? — Do their symptoms present the same? I have possible meningeal irritation after a blood patch. Are there tests to know the difference?
No difference: When you doctor uses the word irritated he's using a common word to approximate the meaning of inflammation, which is a medical term for a protective/reparative process that occurs when parts of the body have been infected or injured. The inflammatory response can involve white blood cells, lymphocytes, chemical mediators working together to remove injurious substances and heal the affected tissue ...Read more
I bene told have OAB symptoms plus weaker detrusor contractions but constant irritation. Would tolterodine help?
OAB: Medications like tolterodine can have modest benefit. May not resolve all the symptoms although if tolerated well by you, the dose can be titrated up to the point where you do feel some relief. ...Read more
I have a lighter (not white)area I just noticed on iris, never saw it before.what could it be? No other symptoms besides seasonal allergy irritation.
See details: Probably nothing but have an ophthalmologist evaluate the eye to be certain. ...Read more
Lately, my urine has a smelly odor. I don't have symptoms of a yeast infection (irritation, discharge). What is it?
Urine Odor: It could be from foods that are ingested. Some foods like asparagus are notorious for this. You also could have s bladder infection. You may want to see you doctor and have an urinalysis to make sure there is nothing wrong. ...Read more
I have had a yeast infection since october. Other symptoms like irritation rarely occur, it has just been the yeast. I have taken monistat. Help!
Should I worry about my childs sinuses/allergies? My 6yr old daughter gets severe symptoms when congestion or allergy irritation occurs (frequently).
Get her to the doc..: If your child is having frequent and severe symptoms. Of any type. I would have her evaluated for causes and possible treatment etc. Why let her suffer? If allergies, there are plenty of good treatment options. Significant allergies can affect quality of life, sleep, school performance etc... So get her checked... Good luck. ...Read more
I've been on Sprintec for a week and a 1/2 and have been experiencing fatigue, vaginal irritation, vaginal burning. Will my symptoms go away?
Usually: I tell patients to give it at least 1-2 packs for the body to adjust. That is unless the side effects are too bothersome. ...Read more
Increase in vaginal discharge causing irritation. No other symptoms but I have eczema. Could it be the eczema being irritated rather than infection?
Not likely: Eczema is a disease of keratinized skin, like the skin you see on your body that may or may not have hair. The vagina is composed of mucous membranes, similar to the inside of your mouth so eczema will not affect the vagina. It is more likely some type of infection so this will need evaluation. ...Read more