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What should I do? I have pain in liver area with movement?

What should I do? I have pain in liver area with movement?

RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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If pain under right rib area gets aggrevated with movement then does this mean it is not liver related pain?

If pain under right rib area gets aggrevated with movement then does this mean it is not liver related pain?

Not helpful: A swollen painful liver will hurt more with significant movement or jarring of the right lower rib cage. ...Read more

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Can liver disorder cause unvulantary muscle movement?

Can liver disorder cause unvulantary muscle movement?

Liver condition: Yes, advanced liver disease can cause involuntary muscle tremors. These are jerky movements usually seen in extremities such as hands. ...Read more

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Liver biopsy months ago, got new pain which has not gone away. Pain has stayed at constant level, hurts more with movement. Doctors are stumped.?

Liver biopsy months ago, got new pain which has not gone away. Pain has stayed at constant level, hurts more with movement. Doctors are stumped.?

Pain at site of bx?: Need a bit more info - percutaneous, transjugular biopsy? Have you had imaging tests after the biopsy? A bleed under the capsule and stretching/ nerve pain could certainly cause symptoms like this. Could also be musculoskeletal or your IBS and totally unrelated. Can you share more details? ...Read more

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Vagnial burning irreagular bowel movement poking feeling around liver what could this be or is it all diff problems?

Vagnial burning irreagular bowel movement poking feeling around liver what could this be or is it all diff problems?

May be different: Three symptoms in 3 parts of the body may be different problems (but sometimes are related). A primary care doctor can sit down and hear the whole story to see what is going on. A symptom-diary, where each symptom is written on a calendar, is often helpful. A primary care doctor, instead of an ob-gyn, may be of more help here, because 2 of the symptoms involve places outside of the female organs. ...Read more

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Great discomfort prebowel movement in abdomen. Laprascopy done 10/13. Diagnosed w endometriosis and pos.3x liver transplant patient. What could this be?

Great discomfort prebowel movement in abdomen. Laprascopy done 10/13. Diagnosed w endometriosis and pos.3x liver transplant patient. What could this be?

See you doctor: After any surgery, there's always the chance of forming adhesions, which can cause cramping and abdominal pain. Endometriosis, in an of itself, of course, can cause severe pain as well. I would definitely discuss with your doctor. I wasn't sure what you meant by pos.3x liver transplant? You've received 3 liver transplants? Rephrase your question re that if you care to. ...Read more

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Left upper quadrant pain with movement/bending, bloating, high liver enzymes, weight gain, what to do?

Left upper quadrant pain with movement/bending, bloating, high liver enzymes, weight gain, what to do?

Need more info: A full evaluation requires detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests and that can only be done in person. However, a few things: (a) if you drink alcohol, stop entirely, (b) lose weight (c) follow your doctor's instructions. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my xiphoid bone can poke at my liver or stomach? Sometimes with sudden movement or if I laugh too hard it feels likeapoppingfeeli

Is it possible that my xiphoid bone can poke at my liver or stomach? Sometimes with sudden movement or if I laugh too hard it feels likeapoppingfeeli

It could be cracked: Or another problems, you need to see your doc so your doc can examine you and you may need an xray and other tests. ...Read more

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HELP! I cant seem to achieve a complete vowel movement. Only watery stools pass. I have CUC & had a Liver Transplant 8 yrs. Ago. Myralax helps?

HELP! I cant seem to achieve a complete vowel movement. Only watery stools pass. I have CUC & had a Liver Transplant 8 yrs. Ago. Myralax helps?

Constipation: Sounds like overflow diarrhea. Constipation is common and source of many abdominal symptoms. A bowel regimen to achieve 2 soft bowel movements daily (water, juices up to 1.5 liters daily, fiber tablets, laxatives, stool softeners, probiotics) and walking are non-prescription tools you use to reach goal. If you have fever, vomiting, localized pain lasting over 40 minutes get evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right side of rib cage for two weeks. Not constant & Worsens with certain movements. Could this be my liver or costochondritis?

Pain in upper right side of rib cage for two weeks. Not constant & Worsens with certain movements. Could this be my liver or costochondritis?

Could be other thing: It could be a lot of things. It could be gas or indigestion. It could be that the nerves, bones, muscles are affected in that area. Could be liver too. It would be good if you could get an examination by a medical professional with hands on to help with differentiating what is going on. ...Read more

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Norm daily sched, regular eating, lots of fluids etc. No bowel movements in 3 days. 3x liver transplant patient. Sharp pains in abdomen. Advice?

See GI doctor: I assume that you are taking anti-rejection medications as well and with your history you need to be extra vigilant and I would recommend that you call your GI doctor asap. ...Read more

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Why have I been having movement in my upper abdomen for a week now?

Why have I been having movement in my upper abdomen for a week now?

No one knows: Or can answer that question w/o taking a more complete history and examining you. If this continues or is bothering you now please see your family physician. ...Read more

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Dr at what position will be my baby in week 19? Vertical or horizontal? I feel movement in very low abdomen only..

Dr at what position will be my baby in week 19? Vertical or horizontal? I feel movement in very low abdomen only..

During the second: Trimester, your baby still has room to move around. If you feel movement in your low abdomen only, your baby is likely in a breach position (head up, butt down). However s/he has plenty of time and opportunity to turn into a head down position. When that happens, you may feel more movement in your mid to upper abdomen but more pressure over your bladder. ...Read more

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I've had this movement in my abdomen every now and then. In ways it's disturbing because it feels like my intestines are rolling about inside of me.

I've had this movement in my abdomen every now and then. In ways it's disturbing because it feels like my intestines are rolling about inside of me.

R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori. You also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more

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Can umbilical hernias cause movement in abdomen?

Can umbilical hernias cause movement in abdomen?

Umbilical hernias: Can be of several sizes. They can either have a piece of fat within it or a piece of small or large bowel. Attimes they can get incarcerated -meaning u can't push em back in-causing symptoms of bowel obstruction.Im not sure if by movement you are referring to the peristaltic activity inside the abdomen. It typically gives the gurgling sounds. Stuff shouldn't be moving around inside the abdomen otherwise. ...Read more

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Elbow pain with any movement. Feels better by holding it and keeping in next to abdomen. What could be wrong?

Elbow pain with any movement. Feels better by holding it and keeping in next to abdomen. What could be wrong?

Commonest cause is a: Tennis elbow, with pain/tenderness on the outside aspect of the elbow; while the inner aspect pain is also called the golfer's elbow.
See your pcp or an orthopod to be properly diagnosed so treatment can be started.
Taking pain meds, using a sling to help it rest, will be be helpful, till proper diagnosis is made.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the probable causes of movement in the right side of my abdomen extending to my lower back, fast spasm like motions.

What are the probable causes of movement in the right side of my abdomen extending to my lower back, fast spasm like motions.

See a doctor: Without a full history and physical exam, impossible to diagnose on internet. Go see someone soon and get assessed and treated. ...Read more

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I have had pain in my left lower abdomen for 2 days, sharp and dull and achy. It is worse with movement and wakes me up at night.

I have had pain in my left lower abdomen for 2 days, sharp and dull and achy. It is worse with movement and wakes me up at night.

If not constipation,: If it is not constipation (collection of stool in the left lower abdomen) that goes away with a bowel movement, then her primary care doctor can check to see what the problem might be. The doctor can check to see if there is a mass of some kind in the abdomen or pelvis. Sometimes an infection, diverticulitis, an unusually-located appendicitis, or some sort of tumor, can cause such symptoms. ...Read more

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Help! I did a wrong movement and I felt pain in my abdomen whenever I move and pain during urination with blood I'm so scared plz help!

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Here are some...: Pain + bloddy urine at an 18-yr female should prompt a timely evaluation to assure not passing urinary stone at least. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling now. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in
http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on when & how to work with doc so to deduce right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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I feel movement in my abdomen, had 3pregnancy tests done, they all came back negative, but my belly is growing, looks like I'm 6months pregnant.

I feel movement in my abdomen, had 3pregnancy tests done, they all came back negative, but my belly is growing, looks like I'm 6months pregnant.

Urgent Exam: If you have not yet, I would contact and see your doctor soon. You are describing changes which definitely requires a face to face history and examination. No time like the present. ...Read more

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I am a 39 yr old female, I have been having sharp severe pain in my lower left abdomen region for about 3 days. Worse by movement and if I move to fast I can double over in pain.

Abdominal/pelvic: Abdominal/pelvic pain of this severity is worrisome and definitely warrants a medical evaluation. You could be dealing with an ovarian cyst, urinary tract infection, intestinal infection, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, etc. You need a complete work up to uncover the cause.
I hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I have a heaviness in the left lower abdomen that is constant and dull in nature. However, it is severely sharp when I make any sort of movement. I've had it for the past three hours possible causes?

I have a heaviness in the left lower abdomen that is constant and dull in nature. However, it is severely sharp when I make any sort of movement. I've had it for the past three hours possible causes?

Many possibilities: Abdominal wall, colon, small bowel, ovary, etc. Colon: constipation/distention. Small bowel: distention, ? a kink, ovary: follicle which has not yet ruptured to shed egg. All these likely temporary, likely to resolve, but difficult to know even in person & impossible to judge from a long distance via text. Study abdominal anatomy on the internet, self-exam, learn, consider medical help. ...Read more

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Could this be pregnancy? I have fluttering movement in my upper abdomen.

Could this be pregnancy? I have fluttering movement in my upper abdomen.

No: Fluttering is not typically a sign of pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test, they are safe and accurate. ...Read more

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I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months I've gained weight but my appetite had decreased I feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months I've gained weight but my appetite had decreased I feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

Pregnancy sysmptoms: If negative preg. Test most likely you are not pregnant. Do a blood preg. Test if still have doubts. Check your thyroid or gastrointestinal tract to find causes of your symptoms. Define pregnancy symptoms as well. ...Read more

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23, f. After having a bowel movement (didn't go for a couple of days), I get an intense pain in the pelvic area and then the pain spreads to abdomen?

23, f. After having a bowel movement (didn't go for a couple of days), I get an intense pain in the pelvic area and then the pain spreads to abdomen?

Severe constipation: Only minimally relieved by a bowel movement is being responded to by cramping in the intestinal tract as more constipated impacted stool is moving around. You need stool softeners or fiber tablets or fiber in your diet and if that doesn't work he need a medical evaluation to find out why you are so constipated. Increased fluid intake is also needed. Chronic dieting can be a cause. ...Read more