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Fatty liver. Fluid around liver. Ribcage hurting. Recommendations?

Hi my Dr recently found I had a fatty liver and a small amount of fluid around my liver my right side underneath my ribcage has been hurting on and off for 6 months until recently more often and has been constantly hurting none stop for 2 days I just ate something and threw it all like to know what's causing this pain.
Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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Once it is proved that your mother has gall stones ,it is best to consult surgeon and get a check up and follow advice.
usual accepted method of treatment is removal of stone with gall bladder .laparoscopic cholecystectomy being the gold standard today .
please discuss with your doctor and take appropriate treatment .
gall stones usually cause indigestion specially after fatty meal . avoiding satty meal and digestives may only help symptom wise . stones are known to gause severe pain and needs analgesics specially injections .
the stone prevent the free passage of bile after gall bladder contraction after food and cause pain .
Answered: Thu, 20 Jun 2013
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