It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Liver & Pancreas Disorders Message Board

Liver Cyst

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-28-2005, 02:49 PM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 1
trishaphifer HB User
Liver Cyst

Hi I am new My name is Trisha. 2 years ago my doctor found a liver cyst in the right lobe while doing an ultrasound when I was 4 mo pregnant the size was 3cm. After my son was born they did another to measure the size and it was at 5cm and at my last ultrasound if feb it was 5.5cm. Just this last week I started to feel pain in my upper right abdomen and feel sick to the stomach when ever I sit down. My doctor did chest x-rays and blood and urine work and found nothing abnormal. I am scared to death. I go in thur for another ultrasound to see if it has grown. Has anyone else felt pain or stomach illness from liver cysts or tumors??

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 06-28-2005, 06:56 PM   #2
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 169
OhioMOM HB User
Re: Liver Cyst

you can always send all your tests for second opinions to cleveland clinic or mayo clinic, pittsburgh, mayo or the like!! all the best.

Old 07-01-2005, 01:39 AM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 45
SilverB HB User
Re: Liver Cyst

Hi, trishaphifer,

Welsome to the boards.

You should probably read and join in on discussions on the Focal Nodular Hyperplasia and liver adenoma or focal nodule hyperplasia threads.

All of our us had our growths discovered in the same way you've described - found in scans done for other reasons.

Hopefully, if it's a GP you've seen so far, they will send you to a liver specialist next.

I had an FNH which did cause me pain, although my growth was on the left lobe. Apparently, they can cause pain for some of us.

If if does turn out it is a liver adenoma or focal nodule hyperplasia, you'll find lots of answers, info and support here.

Good luck.

Old 09-13-2006, 07:36 AM   #4
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Andover, CT
Posts: 4
MadPK5 HB User
Unhappy Re: Liver Cyst

Hello Everyone. My name is Karen. I am new to this site. In Janurary I was diagnosed with FNH. Size being 3.5 x 3.6 cm. In February I had a biopsy to confirm it wasn't cancer. It is not. On June 20th I had another CT Scan of my abdomen and it showed the nodule being the same size. Then on Aug. 15th, I had another MRI and it showed that I now have two. The second one is 1.8 cm. I have seen a specalist and he doesn't think the FNH is causing me any pain what so ever. He has done a gallbladder functioning test which proved to be functioning just fine. I am having lots of pain and discomfort and I just don't know what to do anymore. I go back to see the specialist on Monday the 18th to see where I go from here. Does anyone out there have an opinion for me? I sure could use some. ~Karen~

Old 11-23-2006, 08:43 PM   #5
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Oceanside ny
Posts: 80
momoside HB User
Re: Liver Cyst

A liver cyst is different than a FNH. Cysts do grow and sometimes need to be aspirated. Find out if it is a simple or complex cyst.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Liver Cyst Teresa Teets Open to All Other Health Topics 6 01-27-2010 08:55 AM
Liver Cyst Please Help! babylegs1968 Liver & Pancreas Disorders 8 01-26-2010 10:34 AM
Severe fatty infiltration of liver legs123051 Liver & Pancreas Disorders 7 02-11-2009 06:09 AM
liver adenoma or focal nodule hyperplasia jskm Liver & Pancreas Disorders 288 03-05-2008 06:24 PM
Ovarian cyst, gallstones, fatty liver, choleithiasis, and larger left kidney........ LovelyOne Open to All Other Health Topics 12 06-15-2007 11:22 AM
Stabbing Pain over Liver curmudgeon Liver & Pancreas Disorders 12 04-15-2007 10:07 AM
Elevated liver enzyme levels sspitfire37 Liver & Pancreas Disorders 7 01-06-2005 05:19 AM
Fast growing liver cyst bluebirds Liver & Pancreas Disorders 6 10-11-2004 12:24 PM
liver pain cristiew Liver & Pancreas Disorders 2 06-08-2004 09:25 AM
Cyst on Liver alavonne Liver & Pancreas Disorders 5 04-15-2004 11:17 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:37 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!