Liver Injury Overview
What is a liver injury?
A person with a liver injury has damage to the liver, caused by an injury. The most common liver injury is a bruise to the liver. Severe liver injuries may involve a laceration to the liver.
What are the symptoms of a liver injury?
Symptoms of a liver injury may include right upper abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, abdominal tenderness, blood in the stool, blood in the urine, vomiting, jaundice, brown urine, rapid pulse, faintness, and fainting.
How does the doctor treat a liver injury?
The treatment for a liver injury depends on the severity of the injury. Small contusions or lacerations to the liver may heal without surgery. However, severe liver injuries require surgery to repair the liver or to control bleeding from the liver.
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