Symptom: Enlarged liver
Enlarged liver: Swelling of the liver.
Introduction: A swollen liver is the symptom of many possible disorders, and needs prompt professional medical investigation. It is often related to a similar symptom: swollen spleen. There are many condition that may cause swollen liver or enlarged liver, including liver disorders such as hepatitis and various other diseases not directly related to the liver.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Enlarged liver:
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Types of Enlarged liver: enlarged liver and spleen (46)
Symptoms related to Enlarged liver: enlarged spleen (36)
Enlarged liver type of: Liver symptoms (84), Enlarged liver and spleen (46), Swelling symptoms (281)
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Possible causes of symptom: Enlarged liver: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Enlarged liver as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Liver disorders
- Liver infection (see Liver symptoms)
- Certain infections
- Certain chronic disorders
- Certain immune disorders
- Liver cancer
- Primary biliary cirrhosis
- Right heart failure
- Congestive heart failure
- See also causes of enlarged liver and spleen or swollen spleen
Medications or substances causing Enlarged liver: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Enlarged liver as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Conditions listing symptoms: Enlarged liver: The following list of conditions have 'Enlarged liver' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Enlarged liver: The following list of conditions have 'Enlarged liver' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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