How low on the right side does liver pain go?

New Topic Locked Topic Printable Version
58 posts in this thread.
Viewing Page :
 1  2  3 
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 11/30/2005 4:51 PM (GMT -6)   
 I have crohn's and assume the pain can be similar.  I had heard liver pain typically is behind the right rib.  Can it go to the belt line too?
 
TCB
 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/2/2005 7:17 AM (GMT -6)   
jon hi! typically liver pain does start behind the right rib but as my liver worsened i now have liver pain from left rib across the top above stomach,upper right side down to 3" above belt line into back behind rib. of course i have found pain radiates.but the worst of it is upper right behind rib. the pain can be severe or mild. sometimes pain so bad it's hard to breathe. at those times i have to really concentrate on breathig shallow & slower than normal. i don't know what the pain is like with crohns. i'll pray for you God bless. lerie
lerie


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/2/2005 8:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you.  Same to you!
 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/2/2005 8:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Do problems with the liver show up on a CBC or a Complete Metabolic??



http://elvisfiles.tripod.com/tcb/
 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/2/2005 6:32 PM (GMT -6)   
i don't know jon. mine showed up when i suddenly had liver failure & went into a comma. mine is from tylonal & other prescription drugs. they do lft tests regularaly on me pluus electrolytes & hemoglobin tests every 2 weeks.

lerie


UC Dude
Regular Member


Date Joined Aug 2005
Total Posts : 438
   Posted 12/3/2005 8:44 AM (GMT -6)   
Jon Romanovich said...
I have crohn's and assume the pain can be similar. I had heard liver pain typically is behind the right rib. Can it go to the belt line too?


TCB

Jon


John those of us that suffer from IBD can have liver related issues at a higher rate. Autoimmune Hep, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis etc. I get bloodwork done 2x a year to monitor my liver function. I have Ulcerative Colitis. I do have occasional right side pain under the rib cage and have had elevated liver #'s since UC diagnosis in 1/1999. So far there has not been a diagnosis of a specific liver issue. Perhaps if you haven't had them done in the past you could request that your Dr. run a liver function panel for you?
 


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/3/2005 9:35 AM (GMT -6)   

All My Dr has run so far (since my Crohn's DX) is CBC, CRP, and CMP (3 times this year).  My ALT is 22 and My AST is 14 (as well as everything else on those tests being normal).  The other 2 times the ALT was the same but the AST was 12 so Dr. says "no worries."

Thanks for your replies!!!!!

 

TCB
Jon

 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/4/2005 11:19 PM (GMT -6)   
hi jon for me the pain does not go below the beltline. only as low as 3 inches above. i don't know if it's the same for everyone though. mine goes low because my liver is enlarged.i sincerely hope you get answers soon. why do they keep doing your ALT & AST have they given any explaination? Have you been checked for gall stones in the ducts or maybe kidney stones? It might be worth asking your Dr. good luck & as always praying for you. lerie
lerie


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/5/2005 2:05 PM (GMT -6)   
The ALT and AST show up on a CMP Blood Test.  I think they just run the standard practice of blood tests (every 3 months I get a CBC - CRP- CMP) just to make sure all is in normal range.  I do have cysts on my liver (wish they would have never told me that because I cant stop thinking about them) but the radiology said they were "birth marks - common."
 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/12/2005 8:17 PM (GMT -6)   
cysts on the liver are painfull when they break. perhaps the pain you are experiancing is from the pain radiating from the liver. I would still investigate further. best of luck to you
lerie


akrs
New Member


Date Joined Oct 2005
Total Posts : 11
   Posted 12/22/2005 4:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Lerie...you said your liver problems are from tylenol and other prescription drugs. May I ask how many mg's of tylenol you took? I take something with tylenol and it scares me to death....especially after what my brother went through. If you don't mind sharing, I sure would appreciate it.

lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/22/2005 5:24 PM (GMT -6)   
HIi Jon mine is a long story. to make it short my Dr. misdiagnosed me. He told me I had lupus. In 92 he started me on 11 tylonal 3'S aday. in about 6 months I found them no longer effective. so he started me on 15 tylonal 3's with 50 mgs. of demaral 4 times aday. then after another year & me totaly addicted started me on clonazopam , 60 mg. morphine 4 times aday. he told me I was dying from the lupus.so added these & valium to the other drugs I was already taking. I was so stoned I didn't care any more . Just wanted my drugs . % years later one day in Oct. 97 woke up in hospital & was told I had been in a comma for 3 weeks.liver failure. this happened 4 times. they told me I had 2 weeks to live. My dr. told me it was ok to continue the drugs. I was so addicted now & so stoned I couldn't grasp the reality of my situation. I don't to this day know what happened but I ended up in jail (which saved my life). anyway dr. there told me I had 6 months to live if I stayed off the drugs. I came to toronto instead of going back to where I came from, got clean & found out I had ostreo arthritis not lupus! anyway I'm still clean,no more tylona or any other prescription drugs. I've lived 9 years longer than they gave me. but liver cancer or liver failure are inevitable. things are getting bad agaian.I don't know why . I was stable for so long. But hey I'm still here right. & that is alot to be thankful for. Sometimes it's really hard on my husband tho. I worry about what he goes thru. well later eh? I look forward to talking to you again soon Jon. Merry Christmas & Happy new Years. stay safe.
lerie


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/22/2005 5:28 PM (GMT -6)   
they say you should never take more than 6 reg. strength tylonal a day.
lerie


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/27/2005 3:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Jon. haven't heard from you in a few days. Hope everything is ok with you. If you want to tell me about your brother or just talk, you can e mail me at colin.b@rogers.com
lerie


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/29/2005 11:42 AM (GMT -6)   
All is cool here.  Because the blood tests are normal and the pain is somewhat gone Gastro says it is referred from my Crohn's.
 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/30/2005 3:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi jon,I'm glad it your blood tests were good. I don't know much about Crohns but I do know liver & thank God Yours turned out not to be liver. How was your Christmas?
lerie


hep93
Elite Member


Date Joined Jul 2005
Total Posts : 12014
   Posted 12/30/2005 6:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Lerie, I had just asked in another post which drug(s) had caused your liver problems.  I would've sued that doctor!  Geez!  Even after being hospitalized, he tells you that you can continue the drugs!  nono    Unreal!  Congratulations on getting clean...which is what probably caused your liver to stabilize.
 
There are many drugs that are bad for the liver, Tylenol being only one.  I couldn't get the oral treatment for nail fungus because of my liver disease!  At least my docs have been aware of what NOT to give me.   :-)

lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/30/2005 8:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Hep 93. Nice to meet you. I tried to sue that Dr. But lawyers here want 5000 up front in malpractrice. I also only had a 1 year time limit.Sooooo.But hey I'm still here right? There's a lot of drugs that affect the liver but people generally are supposed to trust their Drs. Arn't they? yes getting clean did help big time tho hepatolagist said at my stage shouldn't have mattered. But they are only Drs.,not God right? how are you doing ?I'm glad to hear your docs are on the ball.
lerie


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/31/2005 3:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Lerie..Christmas was good.  The thought of having cysts on my liver and pain in that area freak me out though..Hope all is going well for you!
http://elvisfiles.tripod.com/tcb/
 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/31/2005 10:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jon,I'm glad to hear you had a good Christmas.Yeah I know what you mean. Try eating a well balanced diet & drink fresh water everyday ,if you don't have accetie or adema 8 glasses aday to flush toxins out of the liver because it is a filter for toxins & this may help reduce the number of cysts hopefully.I'm here if you want to talk. Do you want to tell me about your brother? Happy New years&best wishes for the New Year. I see you were on site at 3am. I thought you might be rather uncomfortable. I either sleep excessively or don't sleep at all. Not much balance there.Anyway I'll talk to you soon I hope. My e-mail colin.b@rogers.com If you want to talk sooner than wait here for me to get back to you.later.... I'll be praying for you.
lerie


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/31/2005 10:49 AM (GMT -6)   
Jon, its me again,Just wanted to say I enjoyed the pictures of your wife & stepsonYour stepson is really a cuttie. Tell them both I sincerely wish them both a Happy New Year & all the best of everything. If your wife ever needs support with you health issues , she too is welcome to e mail me.How old is your stepson?
lerie


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/31/2005 12:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks.  Stepson is 7.  You ask about my brother?????
 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/31/2005 1:05 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jon ,sorry, I just now realized it was Akrs that was mentioning his brother.So what are you & the wife doing for New Years eve? Hope It's a good one.
lerie


lerie
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 12/31/2005 1:05 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jon ,sorry, I just now realized it was Akrs that was mentioning his brother.So what are you & the wife doing for New Years eve? Hope It's a good one.
lerie


Jon R
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 325
   Posted 12/31/2005 3:21 PM (GMT -6)   

You too..I shouldn't say this on a "liver" board, but it's been a hell of a year with this Crohn's DX, and I will be tipping a few back!

Alcohol occasionally aggravates the Crohn's but I just gotta have a "letting go" (cautiously) night.

 
Pics of me, wife, stepson, and the King.

New Topic Locked Topic Printable Version
58 posts in this thread.
Viewing Page :
 1  2  3 
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, October 24, 2014 1:46 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,250,437 posts in 250,332 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 157517 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Ladybondo.
413 Guest(s), 21 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Galileo, nutbut, Celeste15, JamesBW, Butterflake, Utahgal, Scaredy Cat, Park12, 142, Judy2, Dubaideb, lesweet1971, Dewayne, Debicat, Ladybondo, Fighting this alone again, Abilene, An38, Cornell, Delmar, iPoop


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest  Follow HealingWell.com on YouTube
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2014 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer