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What are the symptoms of liver lesions?

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Benign liver lesions usually don’t cause any symptoms. Many people only find out they have one when they get an imaging test -- like an ultrasound -- for a different health issue.

If it does cause problems, your symptoms will depend on the type you have. They might include:

  • Bloating, swelling, or pain in your belly
  • A feeling of fullness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Feeling weak or tired
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Fever

From: What Are Liver Lesions? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Liver Association: “Benign Liver Tumors.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Malignant Hepatic Lesions.”

California Pacific Medical Center: “Metastatic Liver Lesions Diagnosis and Treatment,” “Non-Cancerous Liver Lesions Diagnosis and Treatment.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Liver Cancer Prevention & Risk Factors.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on August 27, 2017

SOURCES:

American Liver Association: “Benign Liver Tumors.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Malignant Hepatic Lesions.”

California Pacific Medical Center: “Metastatic Liver Lesions Diagnosis and Treatment,” “Non-Cancerous Liver Lesions Diagnosis and Treatment.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Liver Cancer Prevention & Risk Factors.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on August 27, 2017

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