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pain under rib cage

i have stage 4 chirosis of the liver, i am experienceing sudden sharp spasms under rib cage on both sides.
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1477908 tn?1349567710
I'd call my Dr. and report these new symptoms. With cirrhosis, we can't be too careful and pain in this area, especially sharp pains. I think it's our body telling sending some red flags to grab our attention. Hope you find some answers soon!
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the liver is on the right side, kidneys are on both sides in about the same spot but in the back portion of the torso. I'm a poor one to give info but cirrhosis can affect kidneys. You are getting treatment yes?
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already been through 2 rounds of interfuron and ribivrin. was taken off treatment the last round because of my platlette count. had to have a transfusion. my platlettes are down to 40 now.
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thanks for the help guys, turns out it was my colon causing the problems. dr perscribed a muscle relaxer for my colon and now im pain free.
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