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What causes liver pain?

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Swelling

The most common cause of a painful liver is swelling causing stretching of the capsule, or outer portion of the liver. Many times "liver pain" is really pain in the belly from another cause.
You should talk to your doctor to be sure.

In brief: Swelling

The most common cause of a painful liver is swelling causing stretching of the capsule, or outer portion of the liver. Many times "liver pain" is really pain in the belly from another cause.
You should talk to your doctor to be sure.
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