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What Side Of The Body Is Your Liver On
Right upper abdomen: Right upper abdomen.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Lower side: Usually when people have left lower side body/ abdominal aches, i think of the following, the ovaries, and the sigmoid colon usually are the common things. ...Read more
Why does my right side hurt when I bend my body , its not my hip that hurt but somewhere under the liver.
Which medication controls or cures fifficult hypertension with the least amount of dangerous side effects to liver, kidneys,muscles...all body parts?
Depends: There is no single medication that does everything. All BP meds lower BP about 10 points or so with individual differences. The best one for you depends on what other health issues you may have: kidney disease? Angina? Congestive heart failure? Diabetes? Prostate enlargement? There are different best BP meds for each. ...Read more
Splenic flexure : Many things as already mentioned, but there is something called splenic flexure syndrome where gas is caught in that area causing discomfort. It would be best to be checked out for the possible cause. ...Read more
Hi I am having pain in lower right side of body seems like rib cage or abdomen area hurts when I bend over not when standing up?
Musculosceletal pain: Hi , your pain is more with movment - most likely musco-skeletal strain. If no fever. other abdiminal discomfort ... it could be from physical strain( work, gym... other activities...) Try ICE, HEATrelaxation, stretches. possibly Ibuprophen 600 mg every 6-8- hours with meal) .. if not better seek docs office to be checked. ...Read more
I have excruciating pain in my left side abdomen overall body aches last 2 days haven't been able to get out of bed what could this be?
L abdominal pain: if upper abdomen may be gastritis with or without H pylori or may even be constipation or ovarian condition-torsion PID ,ectopic pregnancy or I have seen vaginitis produce left sided pain. if lower abdomen may be diverticulitis . if pain is excruciating you must go to the ER-call 911 if no one can take you- as they have imaging available which may be needed ...Read more
What could cause pain to wrap around the right side of your body From abdomen around side to back & in the chest Waiting to have gallbladder removed?
I've got significant swelling on both sides of my body but the right side is much more swollen. As well as feeling of fullness in abdomen, what could ?
Need clarification: You need to have an a evaluation by your physician to say the reason for your swelling. I assume you're discussing ...Read more
What would cause sharp knife like pains? It happens in different parts of the body chest, sides, and lower abdomen.
Spasms: Likely little muscle spasms or cramps. Try core strengthening. ...Read more
Still got swelling right side abdomen ten days post laparoscopy. Dr said body is trying to push out the stitches. What does this mean?
Likely normal: I do not know what surgery you had, or if the swelling you describe is located at one of the surgical sites. Swelling after any surgery is normal, and it can take a few weeks for swelling at a healing scar to resolve. It can depend on the size & location of the incision, what sutures were used, etc. Follow the directions of your surgeon. ...Read more
I have pain on my left side of my body. Not just the chest, abdomen, or leg. All of it. Not all the time but it is a sharp pain like lightning. Amy th?
Sounds neurological: Probably a right brain lesion. See a good neurologist. ...Read more
Im a 23 year old female, 11 weeks ago gave birth to a large baby, have noticed a firm lump on the left side of abdomen, I put it down to my body changing and getting back to normal state but it hasn't gone, causing no pain?
I have been experiencing unexplained bruising to the left side of my body. The bruising aren't exclusive to a limb or abdomen. No injury to cause?
This might: be the first symptom of coagulopathy or platelet disorder, so you need to consult a physician for blood tests. ...Read more
Pain on the left side of body, below my breast think it's the abdomen area. Hurts to bend, sit, adjust my body, hurts when i cough. Do i go see my dr?
Yes: It sounds like pleurisy, but it might be a pulled muscle. See your md. ...Read more
Rashes hi, i often have rashes on back, side, abdomen and sometimes face. Those rashes on the body are followed by marks that looks like a scratch with a nail and those on a face are just red and a bit swallowed spots. Rashes are very occasional. One doct
You should visit your primary care provider or an allergist to have allergy skin or blood testing done. In the meantime try benadryl, (diphenhydramine) if that works then you can be more confident that it is allergy related. Also consider new lotions, detergents or soaps that you may be using.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Neck cracks if I move head up down or side to side. Chin tingles. L5-S1 slip of 1.8 CM. Pain under belly button but across entire body/abdomen.
Question?: Please repost in the form of a question that we can perhaps guide you with. ...Read more
My mother is feeling pain in upper right side abdomen and it radiate towards back... she also feel body aches especially back n back side of knee left?
for the first pain it sounf like digestive and gallbladder is a primary suspect if course there is the possibility of ulce,pancreas,etc...
as far as the knee concern she might have a baker cyst
either way she would not get any better unless she see a doctor that evaluate and treat ...Read more
Pain upper right abdomen (left side of body) for the past 3-5 months. Pain varies from tolerable to tears, nausea frequently, upset stomach/vomitting.
After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?
Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more
Burning sensation which started in left abdomen maybe ovaries after a very heavy period it has moved around my body to right side abdomen both breasts and front of calves what could be causing this i also have a lot of relatively large fibroids?
Could be fibroids: Fibroids are the most common cause of heavy periods. The pain you describe could also be due to fibroids. When large they can press on pelvic nerves to cause pain in the pelvis, hips, buttocks, thighs, and down the legs. Talk to your doctor. While many places would obtain a pelvic ultrasound, pelvic MRI would actually be better. It delineates the fibroids to see if they correlate with your pain. ...Read more
Cough ongoing for 3 weeks.Severe ear pain, pain on right side of abdomen, hot & cold flushes, severe headache, body aches nausea, dizziness, should I worry?
See below : Under your left ribs. However if you have liver disease, it could extend below your belly button. ...Read more
Liver size: Liver size depend on gender, body type, age. Liver span ranges from 7 cm to 12cm. Weight 1200grams-1500 grams. Your doctor can determine size by percussion(tapping technique) and palpation. It is located under right lower ribcage. If you able to palates chances it is enlarged. ...Read more
Liver Functions : The liver has many functions. Primarily, it filters the blood, detoxifying chemicals and drugs. It also makes proteins that are important for blood clotting and other functions. In addition, it makes bile, which is secreted back into the digestive tract, which helps with digestion and other functions. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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