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Can seroqual make your liver hurt?

Can seroqual make your liver hurt?

Seroquel: Possible when seroquel is prescribed for long time & your liver is already compromised, such as with hepatitis. ...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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Will elevated liver function make your back hurt?

Will elevated liver function make your back hurt?

Maybe: Elevated liver function tests with swelling of the liver often is associated with liver tenderness when palpation is performed just beneath the rib cage. Back pain just beneath the right shoulder blade is commonly present with gallstone attacks, and this is often associated with elevated lft's. ...Read more

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Can taking meds i'm taking like oxycontin percocet make my stomach hurt daily ? Or could it be effecting my liver i've been on pain killers 2 yrs now

Can taking meds i'm taking like oxycontin percocet make my stomach hurt daily ? Or could it be effecting my liver i've been on pain killers 2 yrs now

The opioids: Are used primarily for the management of severe acute pain, pain associated with trauma or surgery, and pain associated with cancer. Because of the addictive and tolerance potential of the opioids, they are not used for chronic nonmalignant pain. In some patients, the use of an opioid drug alone may cause intolerable side effects or provide inadequate pain relief. ...Read more

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Can recreational drugs hurt my liver?

Can recreational drugs hurt my liver?

Yessssssssss: Recreational drugs can affect everything in the body. Better think of your health. ...Read more

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When your liver hurts, is that a bad sign?

When your liver hurts, is that a bad sign?

What's causing pain?: The liver itself has no pain fibers, as true with brain--either can be sliced with a surgical tool and no pain. The capsule or linings of each organ has pain fibers. Unlikely to have 'liver pain' unless something is irritating the lining. So, find out what's causing the pain, and how to stop it will become clear. Try the following: stop-if ingesting-alcohol, coffee, hot/spicy foods, Aspirin drugs. ...Read more

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How badly would it hurt after donating part of my liver & how long would recovery take?

How badly would it hurt after donating part of my liver & how long would recovery take?

It depends: It depends on the type of donation. Left lobe donation (to a child) is an easier operation with a shorter recovery. Right lobe donation (to an adult) is much more complicated and is associated with pain, possible death, bile duct complications in up to 30%, and can take 3-6 months to recover from. You would need to discuss this with the surgeon. ...Read more

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Would you only hurt in your back on the right upper side if you may have something wrong with your liver or would you have more symptoms?

Other possibilities : It could be gall bladder, lungs, muscular, other? See a doctor for a physical evaluation and perhaps labs or imaging studies as judged appropriate by your doctor. ...Read more

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Ran into cornor of table & it hit me on right side near liver, could I have damaged liver? Hurts really badly.

Ran into cornor of table & it hit me on right side near liver, could I have damaged liver? Hurts really badly.

Possibly: The liver sits in the right upper quadrant, and so it is possible that am injury to that area can damage the liver. With all that being said, it would be highly unusual to injure your liver by the mechanism you described. If you are concerned, consider being seen where an exam and possibly a scan.Can rule out a more serious injury. ...Read more

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Why does my right liver hurt when i cough?

See your doctor: Could be something as serious as pneumonia in the base of the right lung. ...Read more

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