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Liver pain: Pain or discomfort due to the liver. See detailed information below for a list of 30 causes of Liver pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Liver pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to " digestive...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can,...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial. Possible conditions include chronic...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable...read more »
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The list of organs typically affected by Liver pain may include, but is not limited to:
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Liver pain. Of the 30 causes of Liver pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Liver pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Liver pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Subtypes of Liver pain:
Liver tenderness (36 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Liver pain:
Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Liver pain:
Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Swollen liver (1314 causes), Jaundice-like symptoms (708 causes), Jaundice (789 causes), Bearn-Kunkel syndrome, Dubin-Johnson Syndrome, Leukemia, Liver abscess, Mononucleosis, Pylephlebitis, Schistosomiasis, VLCAD deficiency, Weil syndrome
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