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Old 11-27-2012, 12:23 AM   #80
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Re: What do these things mean?

Just curious, did your Dr ever run a mitochondrial antibody test on your blood? That is often present in autoimmune hepatitis, and I haven't seen that lab test mentioned as being done. If they are suspecting AI hepatitis, that test would be helpful to confirm it. Just to help you understand the pain better, the liver is surrounded by a capsule like coating, and when liver enlarges, the capsule gets stretched and it hurts. Also, there is probably inflammation in liver which can be painful too. The 2 tests being run to show inflammation are the CRP and sed rate.

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