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Why does our liver experience pain?

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Shmilona Punn

Member since 12 December 2017 19 January 2018 at 11:52

A healthy liver helps the body in fighting infections, blood problems, can repair itself when damaged and is important in metabolism. If our liver does not work properly, it can cause various issues even life-threatening one. So, it is important to find out the cause of pain and to get treatment to prevent irreversible damage. Liver pain can be dull and nonspecific, but it can also be severe causing many problems. It may also result in a backache & sometimes confused with a pain in shoulder, or kidney. Liver pain can be caused by Cirrhosis, Liver Cancer, Fatty liver disease, Liver cysts, Hemochromatosis, Enlarged spleen, Reye syndrome, Hepatitis, Excessive alcohol consumption, Hepatic artery occlusion, Portal vein thrombosis, Pyogenic liver abscess, Cholestasis, & Hepatic cysts.