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What Makes Your Liver Lifted Up
Depends: There are many factors that come into play when determining when it is appropriate to start a workout and weight lifting program after a liver laceration. These factors include the severity of the laceration, its location, the involvement of any major blood vessels, the surgery performed, and the strenuousness of the workout you desire to pursue. See your surgeon to address your specific needs. ...Read more
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
Lift side lower back is ur liver there n could it cause very unconformable pain? I have hep c n I've had it for 12 years now
Liver on upper right: Take your hand and place it along your lower ribs on your right upper abdomen. That is where the front of the liver lies. It is about the size of a football. The left lower side had intestines. Inflammation like diverticulitis can cause severe pain there. This might have nothing to do with hcv, but if you have cirrhosis there is an increased risk of infections. Sounds like you need to get checked. ...Read more
Is animal flex, for example like Universal Animal Flex, has any side effects on kidney or liver or anything? N.B: I lift heavy weights.
Neither harmful nor: Particularly effective. Peer-reviewed, scientific evidence is lacking for most of these products. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Is taking a vitamin B complex tablet daily could be of any damage to liver or any other organ? N.B: I lift heavy weights.
NO: B vitamins by definition are nutrients essential to good health and at least 75% of Americans do not get adequate B vitamins from their diet. The only possible damage known to occur from B vitamins is neuropathy from taking 500 mg/day or more of B6 for many months, though I advise not taking more than 200 mg/day to be cautious. This damage is reversible on stopping it. No B complex has that much. ...Read more
Hello, I have been a light pain on lower left abdomen and a pain when I lift my left upper or when getting on my car or getting out.
? muscular or bowel: The discomfort may be muscular especially if only motion affects it. However, if there is steady ache, bowel symptoms, marked tenderness to touch, or fever, inflammation of the colon (diverticulitis) would be a consideration. Have your physician examine you if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Broad differential: Very difficult to give an explanation for your symptoms without an exam and more detailed history. Would recommend a doctor's appointment to narrow down the differential diagnoses. ...Read more
Today iI fell in my back and after that I can't lift my leg without feeling pain in my hip and abdomen what can I do?
It will depend: On the skin laxity of your abdomen before the procedure. An examination by an experienced cosmetic or plastic surgeon could help make a better determination ...Read more
Gallbladder surgery 2 months ago. If I use my abdomen to lift my kids gallbladder side get swollen. A little painful and cant sit straight. Normal?
I had psoriasis on my abdomen but now it's cleared but I have pigmentation/spots. It's probably post-inflammatory pigmentation? Can I get a body lift?
Can the Brazilian butt lift surgery help eliminate fat from my waist? I understand that in the Brazilian butt lift, fat from my abdomen is injected into my butt. Can I have as much fat removed from my abdomen as I want?
Yes, and No: Yes, a Brazilian Butt Lift procedure eliminates fat from other places based on your desired outcomes and harvesting requirements, but no, you cannot have as much fast removed from your abdomen as you want. Taking too much fat can cause skin issues. Whenever I do the tummy area, I also recommend doing the love handles because the love handles is what makes your waist appear narrow. ...Read more
Probably muscular: If it's only with lifting, it's probably muscular. Many muscles are attached to the lower part of your chest, so that's a common place to have pain. Sometimes, the cartilage along your ribs also becomes irritated and hurts there. As long as you aren't having shortness of breath, and the pain is only with lifting or motion, take some Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil, put a little heat on it, and don't worry. ...Read more
I have a twitching pain in my uper left abdomen when I sneez or twist my body or lift weight. Ultrsnd done no hernia dr. Said magnesium I am not sat.
LUQ twitching: LUQ has muscle, spleen, pancreas, splenic flexure of colon, nerve innervation (vagal/phrenic). Do you have constipation? Could be effect of muscles strain on colon if constipated, try fiber (oats, lentils, barley, brown rice, avocados, kales) lots of fluids (water /gatorade), could be rare effect of nerve stimulation (like hiccup).rarely lesion in tail of pancreas (check U/S), CXR f/u w/doc ...Read more
Weightlifters who lift very heavy weights in internatnal event put very tight leather belt on lower abdomen bfore lifting. This protects from hernia?
I believe: That the belt is for back support. It would not prevent hernias from forming. ...Read more
Permanent mild pain on the right hand side of my abdomen for 42 hours now. It hurts more when I lift my right leg. The pain hasn't moved. What is it?
Abd pain: Any fever or loss of appetite? Nausea and or vomiting? Is the pain lower or near the rib cage? With pain in raising the right leg is called "psoas sign" which could indicate an inflammed appendix. Not a very sensitive or specific sign but a possibility. Consider seeing doctor since pain >24 hours especially if fever vomiting and decreased appetite. Good luck! ...Read more
I suffer from severe IBS and fibermyalgia. I have very tender sore left side abdomen, it really hurts to lift my left leg up?
SIJ: 22y fem w. IBS & fibromyalgia, FM, has severe pain "lifting leg". Disordered sacroiliac joint, SIJ, is commonly associated w. FM via ligament laxity disorder called Hypermobility Syndrome. Back/hip pain while actively lifting leg while reclined is termed "Active Straight Leg Raise" Sign & pathagnomic for SIJ. SIJ ligaments elicit severe pain when torqued & stretched by extended 20 pound leg. ...Read more
When I lift my arms up over my head and arch my back to stretch, I get a shooting sharp pain through my lower abdomen. What could cause sharp pain?
Spine problem: You may be compressing a nerve root in your spine when you arch your back in the manner you describe. You should see a neurologist who may need to order an MRI or ct scan to see why this happens: disc disease, tumor, bone growth, etc. Until you are seen and evaluated, try not to stretch in that manner, and do not see a chiropracter. ...Read more
Acute burning sensation in lower abdomen when I move a certain way. No skin. Abrasions so I'm guessing internal. I do lift weights. Pulled muscle?
Sounds possible: See primary care doctor if it doesn't go away or symptoms worsen ...Read more
Would a torsoplasty give me a smoother shape than a lower body lift? My abdomen, thighs and hips all have loose, sagging skin, and I have very little muscle tone in my stomach area. I've recently lost over 100 pounds, and exercise isn't tightening everyth
Wonderful: Wonderful that you have been able to lose so much weight. Your question is difficult to answer without an exam or at least photos. A lower body lift generally will improve the buttocks and upper and inner thighs and less so the abdomen. I find that the abdominal area will usually be best approached with a circumferential abdominoplasty that will also help the buttocks and upper outer thighs to some degree. Most massive weight loss patients need several operations over time to achieve the very best results. ...Read more
My right shoulder is swollen and it hurts to lift up my arm I have sharp burning pain in my shoulders, forearms, feet, hands, abdomen, right ear, right eye, swollen glands in my neck throat feels raw when I step on my right foot pain is excruciating?
See your doctor: It sounds like something systemic, probably auto-immune or infective. Please see your dr as a matter of urgency ...Read more
Synthetic plant: Along with detoxifying, as dr. Proffitt said, the liver is a major site of protein synthesis for the body. It make albumin, the protein in your blood that maintains osmotic balance. It also makes many of the clotting factors that keep you from bleeding to death. That's why when you liver fails you bloat (due to loss of osmotic balance) and bleed (due to loss of clotting factors). ...Read more
Hopefully not: Most individuals cannot feel their liver. It can be difficult for physicians to feel the liver unless it is enlarged. Normally on exam we may feel the distal edge, however, it is sometimes easier to percuss the size. In thin patients it can be easier. If someone has liver disease the liver edge can be found as low as the iliac crest or hip. Hope this helps, good luck. ...Read more
This is a radiological term meaning that it looks similar throughout the whole substance, without any unusual spots or areas. Pat yourself on the back and keep doing what you are. If there are other problem at
least the liver is probably not the cause. ...Read more
Avoid meds/booze!: To improve liver functioning, stop alcohol and any recreational drug abuse. Avoid a lot of supplements and over the counter meds. Take meds only as prescribed. There is no way to detoxify using any supplement that promises to "clean your liver." Ads that say their diet or supplement will do so are all a bunch of malarkey. ...Read more
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