Hi everyone, I've dipped in and out of this forum for the last few weeks but not really explained my whole story. Been getting pain (quite sharp) in right side of abdoben, off and on, not constant or severe, just worrying. A scan last year showed some fat in liver but told nothing to worry about. I am overweight by a stone, but equally I have lost a good bit too. I don't drink alcohol. I have seronegative rheumatoid arthritis which means inflammation. Not on any strong drugs for that at present. Have had slightly raised blood test liver levels a couple of times, no idea which ones sorry. But always told "your liver's fine" after any blood tests and last ultrasound a couple of months ago. I had my iron level checked 2 weeks ago, as usual told "it's fine"!! So I suppose I'm looking at either NAFLD, or something else entirely is causing the pain?? Can anyone tell me if you do get pain from having NAFLD? Or if it had progressed to NASH, would that have been clear from blood tests anyway? Just not sure whether to ask for more tests, or just accept its only a niggle and try to lose more weight. Oh and I take a lot of antidepressants at a high dose, for many years now, and I know they're not good for liver/other organs. Pain I get is slightly below where I think my liver probably is - maybe it's colon?? Grateful for any thoughts. S.
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