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Experiencing liver pain when getting up or down. Should I consult a doctor?

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I am 70 yrs old and I have a pain right where my liver is. I am not yellow, I don't feel sick, I have no temp., but it hurts when I get up or down out of a chair. It doesn't hurt when I''m up unless I press on the front or side right under my right breast. I fell on my stairs two weeks ago and got a couple of bruises, but this didn't start until this last Sat. three days ago. Should I just chaulk it up to the fall?
Posted Mon, 29 Apr 2013 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Answered by Dr. Anantharamakrishnan 41 minutes later
Hi friend,
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Absence of associated symptoms / relation to movements / tenderness on touch / general well being - all suggest a local cause - inflammation / injury from the the fall.

Clinical examination may confirm this. See your doctor. It may be preferable to have an X-ray of chest / if necessary scan - because of the long interval after the episode.

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Wishing speedy recovery
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