If you are experiencing abdominal pain upon exertion or when you exercise, finding the exact cause is a priority. Most people associate upper stomach pain with their liver, which is located just under your rib cage and extends to the right side of your body. Your liver plays an important role in the function and digestion of fats in the body. It also plays a part in your metabolism. If you are experiencing any type of pain in the stomach area, your liver could be the culprit.
Can My Liver Feel Pain? You know by now that if I have experienced it, I’m going to talk about it to my best friends. That would be YOU. It is easy to hear conflicting information about many topics, and liver pain is one of them. There are times when my liver hurts. The dull ache, or sharp piercing always grabs my attention. Fear is sure to follow, paralyzing fear.
I always heard and read that the liver does not have any nerves that would signal pain. So just what IS that twinge or dull ache that we feel? Even worse, what is the occasional sharp jab under my ribs on the right side? It could be many things. I just got off the phone with my doctor about liver pain. He said pain usually points to the fact that the surrounding organs or tissue may be pressing on the liver. Your gall bladder, pancreas, and spleen are all close by. Read More…
Today I realized something. During a drill I completely exhausted myself and I had pretty bad right sided pain in the area of the liver. But I realized something, it’s always my right side that hurts after a work out, never my left. Is it possible for this to cause pain? I have very little blood flow to my liver at all, and I don’t know of blood pumping faster would cause that. Continue Reading the discussion.