Liver pain

Physical discomfort in the liver, an organ located in the upper right belly.

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Sudden and severe
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice)
  • Fever

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Pain persists or worsens
  • Nausea and loss of appetite
  • Unintentional weight loss

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