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Liver symptoms

Liver symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Liver symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Liver symptoms: enlarged liver, liver pain, jaundice-like symptoms, fatty liver, liver infection, Liver cancer, Abnormal liver function tests, liver abnormalities or other types.

Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver. See detailed information below for a list of 1644 causes of Liver symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Liver symptoms

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Causes of Types of Liver symptoms:

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Liver symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Liver symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Liver symptoms

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Message Boards for Liver symptoms

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Liver symptoms or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Liver symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Liver symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • General appearance
    • General appearance - looking for jaundice (yellowing of the skin and sclera of the eyes), signs of recent weight loss, physical distress.
  • Physical examination
    • Inspect the abdomen for generalized distension which may indicate ascites (collection of fluid in the abdominal cavity). If ascites is associated with tender liver may indicate Budd-Chiari syndrome (hepatic vein thrombosis) or right heart failure
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Liver symptoms: Animations

Medications or substances causing Liver symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Liver symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Liver symptoms:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Liver symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Liver symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Liver symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Liver symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Liver symptoms. 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.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Liver symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Liver symptoms

Rare undiagnosed iron disorder causes various severe conditions: The rare "iron overload" disorder, hemochromatosis, can cause a variety of symptoms and result in various severe conditions that mimic several...read more »

Rare copper disease insidious and misdiagnosed: Wilson's disease (a form of copper overload) is a rare disorder that has a slow and insidious onset that can often fail to be diagnosed. Copper builds up in the liver and in the...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...read more »

Liver symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Liver symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Liver symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Liver symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Liver symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Liver symptoms?

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 symptoms. Of the 1644 causes of Liver symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 10 causes are "common" diseases
  • 14 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 8 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 59 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1580 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Liver symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Liver symptoms' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Liver symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Liver symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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Causes of Liver symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Liver symptoms based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Liver symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Liver symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Liver symptoms:

    Subtypes of Liver symptoms:

    Enlarged liver (1314 causes), Liver pain (30 causes), Jaundice-like symptoms (708 causes), Fatty liver (61 causes), Liver infection (12 causes), Liver cancer (40 causes), Abnormal liver function tests (12 causes), Liver abnormalities (23 causes), Liver damage (134 causes), Liver dysfunction (57 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Liver inflammation (42 causes), Liver failure (451 causes), Jaundice (789 causes), Jaundice in pregnancy (37 causes), Liver enlargement (102 causes), Liver mass (12 causes), Hepatic encephalopathy (16 causes), Enlarged liver and spleen (1170 causes), Liver tenderness (36 causes), Swollen spleen (1232 causes), Neonatal jaundice (65 causes), Yellow skin (397 causes), Yellow eyes (386 causes), Abnormal Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy (18 causes), Acute liver pain (5 causes), Acute liver pain in pregnancy (13 causes), Ascites due to liver cirrhosis (15 causes), Acute hepatitis in children (25 causes), Cholestatic pruritus (6 causes), Chronic liver pain (8 causes), Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Kernicterus (20 causes), Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (10 causes), Disorders of the liver in adults (10 causes), Disorders of the liver in children (3 causes), Enlarged liver in children (82 causes), Organ rupture (6 causes), Flapping tremors as seen in cirrhosis of liver (6 causes), Gradual onset of clubbing due to hepatobiliary causes (3 causes), Hepatic failure (83 causes), Hepatic porphyria, Hepatitis in children (15 causes), Hepatomegaly similar to that in cirrhosis of liver (15 causes), Hepatorenal syndrome (7 causes), Icterus (70 causes), Icterus in pregnancy (11 causes), Icterus similar to that in case of cirrhosis of liver (50 causes), Increased bilirubin (13 causes), Increased faecal urobilinogen (1 cause), Reye's syndrome (10 causes), Intermittent chronic liver pain (4 causes), Jaundice due to infection in children (11 causes), Jaundice in children (96 causes), Jaundice in infants (29 causes), Jaundice in older children (35 causes), Large tender liver (36 causes), Liver abnormalities in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver damage in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver dysfunction during pregnancy (14 causes), Liver dysfunction in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver enlargement in pregnancy (5 causes), Liver inflammation in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver pain in pregnancy (13 causes), Liver problems in pregnancy (10 causes), Liver symptoms in pregnancy (13 causes), Liver tenderness in pregnancy (20 causes), Mild chronic liver pain (4 causes), Obstruction of common bile duct (7 causes), Portal hypertension similar to cirrhosis of liver (14 causes), Recurring chronic liver pain (6 causes), Severe chronic liver pain (7 causes), Elevated Anti-liver/ kidney microsomal antibodies (1 cause), Unresponsive Postictal state as in case of hepatic encephalopathy (27 causes), Liver bruise (1 cause), Liver deformity (9 causes), Liver lump (8 causes), Liver redness (7 causes), Liver ulcer (3 causes), Hepatic ulcer (3 causes), Hepatomegaly similar to that in hematochromatosis (12 causes), Uremic frost (5 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Liver symptoms:

    Liver problems (1613 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Liver symptoms:

    Jaundice (789 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Yellow skin (397 causes), Yellow eyes (386 causes), Liver pain (30 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Bile duct symptoms, Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Kidney pain (14 causes), Pancreas symptoms (271 causes), Enlarged liver (1314 causes), Jaundice-like symptoms (708 causes), Fatty liver (61 causes), Liver cancer (40 causes), Abnormal liver function tests (12 causes), liver abnormalities (23 causes), liver damage (134 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Liver symptoms

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