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Pain every morning in liver area...Don't know what's causing it...

Discussion in 'Other Health Conditions and Diabetes' started by -FRED-, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. sunlover

    sunlover Type 1 · Active Member

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    Not that I know off. Inflamed stomach lining and testing for ulcer.
     
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  2. Jenny15

    Jenny15 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    An inflamed stomach lining on its own would be enough to explain this pain, IMO. Sorry I missed reading that earlier.

    In my experience, pain in the chest and abdomen is notoriously hard to pin down if there are no other clear signs of where it's coming from. I think stomach pain can easily be referred to the right upper quadrant/liver area. It's only a few centimetres away.

    Where testing has found inflammation in the stomach but no identifiable infection, it's hard for doctors to estimate how long it will take to settle. Post-illness symptoms can linger on. They also often don't know what caused it.

    How are you doing now? Has it improved at all or is it about the same?
     
  3. Jenny15

    Jenny15 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi again @sunlover, if you don't mind, could you please tell me what medications they gave you after they found stomach lining inflammation on endoscopy? I know someone who had the same condition and they were given a high dose PPI (proton pump inhibitor, ie omeprazole). Do you have pain meds at home that are doing enough for you? Do you have any nausea? (which often goes hand in hand with these issues).

    If your pain is worse at night, you may need to try to sleep with the head of your bed raised up a few inches. This was a godsend for me. I used some pieces of firewood I had that were cut from 6x2 inch construction timber, stacked 3 high under each leg at the head of the bed. You do tend to slide down the bed a bit by morning but at least you get some sleep. My doctor warned against using lots of pillows instead, because it makes you scrunch in the middle, when lying flat, on an angle is better.

    If you have sudden severe pain, please promise me you will call an ambulance, won't you?
     
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  4. reema2421

    reema2421 · Newbie

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    Hi,
    I created this account just to follow th is post. My husband has similar issue from 1.6yrs. He gets pain/burning sensation early in the morning as soon as he open his eyes. But when he gets up from bed does his morning chores the pain goes. We visited many doctors and had many tests (starting with X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, MRI, endoscopy) All the tests results were normal. Nothing abnormal was seen. The doctors then suggested for Laparoscopy and then biopsy, if nothing is found by laparoscopy.
    Meanwhile we visited an Ayurvedic doctor (people told they good results from him) He asked few questions and then make him stopped eating few foods (like non-vegetarian, eggs, All types of pulses, vegetables that causes bloating) and that magically stopped the pain. He is taking the Ayurvedic medicine but gets pain sometimes if he eats food that causes bloating. The doctor does not tell much but he says this is related to Colon.

    Please suggest me if any of you gets relief from anyway. Also try to avoid bloating food and check if that helps.
     
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  5. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Mebeverine tablet has really helped my cramps and spasms. I have returned on metformin so still have the morning loose tummy then after mebeverine it settles down. IBS was diagnosed and after antibiotics for stomach/intestine infection my right side pain has been relieved (other than metformin flare ups).
    Yes yeast or white carbs bloat me out, in fact most foods do. Even almonds. I'm constantly with a water bed tummy which isn't pitting.
    Breathlessness comes with Bloating, off and on but diagnosed with Asthma recently. I was diagnosed with iron deficiency and put on 210mg of ferrate. Going to see gp today as symptoms of extreme tiredness has returned. I think morning upset tum is flushing out some of my needed nutrients. Including iron. Maybe my b12 needs checking due to Metformin?
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'm on lansoprozol which can cause iron deficiency. :(
     
  7. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'm meeting my bariatric surgeon for first time tomorrow. He does upper endoscopy as due course but I will ask for lower too due to any scar tissue from open surgery for burst appendix decades ago.
    I hope I don't forget as I might not see much of him.
     
  8. reema2421

    reema2421 · Newbie

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    Has anyone got the actual reason what is causing the pain?
     
  9. Dj29067

    Dj29067 Type 2 · Member

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    I have had the same problem and now they want me to lose weight or have a biopsy as my scan was high and my enzymes high.
     
  10. Dj29067

    Dj29067 Type 2 · Member

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    It is the liver stiffening maybe?
     
  11. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    From looking at anatomy pictures and reading about the liver, your doctor has to do a number of tests to be able to diagnose 'fatty liver' and to eliminate a number of causes of it. So you would need to check with him/her.
    Are you saying that the pain starts on your right side under the middle of the your ribs and then goes across to your left side (and ? where)? And does the pain ease straight after eating or some time later ?
     
  12. Rachlou12

    Rachlou12 · Newbie

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    It's probably because your body can't digest fatty foods still. It is your either lucky or not because I know people who have had it removed but are still no better I had mine of 6 weeks ago. I get lots of acid and main in my chest still but what they do tell you is of the symptoms don't go away. Within s year it's not going to go away I was shocked at how many forums or how many people still suffer after removal I know people who have had further operations because of bile leakage it's a vicious circle I think. I'm.glad I had mine out cause the pain was unbearable I ain't had an infection since it was removed and no gallstones tracks xx
     
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