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What are the symptoms of liver problems?

What are the symptoms of liver problems?

Several: Vomiting, abdominal pain, changes in the character of stool, bleeding, and a yellow color to the skin and eyes. ...Read more

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 are the symptoms of liver problems?

What are the symptoms of liver problems?

Subtle: The familiar jaundice, itching, dark urine, fluid in the abdomen (ascites), easy bruising, and loss of ability to focus on spatial relationships (pouring the booze into the lap rather than the bottle) usually announce themselves late, except in acute hepatitis or reactions to medication. Lab testing's a way to pick up treatable developing liver disease early. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of liver problems?

What are the most common symptoms of liver problems?

None.: Most liver problems are evident with lab or imaging studies long before symptoms are present. The liver has lots of extra capacity. When it gives symptoms you are already in a world of trouble....... If you do get symptoms it might be right upper quadrant pain or fullness, vomiting, jaundice, fatigue, white stools or very dark urine, generalized itching, generalized swelling. ...Read more

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Where is the liver located? What are the symptoms of liver problems and where is liver pain felt?

Where is the liver located? What are the symptoms of liver problems and where is liver pain felt?

Right upper abdomen: The liver is up under the bottom of the rib cage, and if there is pain from the liver, which can occur with swelling, it would be in this location. Liver disease is an entire specialty within gastroenterology. The gallbladder more commonly causes pain, and is attached to the liver. If you're worried something may be wrong, see your primary care for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms if I have problem with my liver?

What are the symptoms if I have problem with my liver?

Liver disease: There are numerous type of liver disease, infectious, inflammatory, auto immune, cancerous, .... The patient might have no symptoms in case of hepatitis c for a long time to coma and being unconscious. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms when you have a problem at your liver?

What are the symptoms when you have a problem at your liver?

Often none...: Liver disease is frequently a silent one. If symptoms do occur they can include RUQ pain, jaundice, itching, fatigue, or nausea and vomiting. The exact manner in which liver disease presents on the particular disorder. Good luck! ...Read more

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If a 3month old baby has a liver problem what are the symptoms?

If a 3month old baby has a liver problem what are the symptoms?

Need info: why do you think your baby has liver problem Is your baby jaundiced? please send me more history ...Read more

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I am a Canadian female in my sixties and have liver problems. I can't seem to get a diagnosis from the Drs. Where can I go to get a quick diagnosis ?

I am a Canadian female in my sixties and have liver problems.  I can't seem to get a diagnosis from the Drs.  Where can I go to get a quick diagnosis ?

Liver doctor: You have not mentioned who you have seen It is important to mention that if are you drinking alcohol , using illicit substances or have use in the past, this could be the problem.. One concern could be something like hep b or c. The best consideration I can give is to see a GI doctor or hepatologist. I am not sure where in Canada to go. See your local doctor first for referra. ...Read more

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For 55+ female, what are the typical physical symptoms of early/mid stage liver diseases ?

For 55+ female, what are the typical physical symptoms of early/mid stage liver diseases ?

May be none: Early liver disease most often has no obvious symptoms and is usually more of a laboratory test finding. Symptoms of fatigue, itching, jaundice, dark urine, light colored stools, certain skin vessel findings, fluid build up, confusion after eating much protein, gastrointestinal bleeding are some symptoms of late stage liver damage. ...Read more