Hey guys,I have been having pain in my right upper abdomen for a month now.Let me also add I have itching on my hands from time to time especially when I touch cold water.I have had blood work and liver function test.My doctor sent me to get an ultrasound which was normal.I was then referred to a gastro whom Insists I am fine.What should I do n what tests should I ask for?My pain is still there plus itching
Normal Ultrasound and LFTs: Hey guys,I... - British Liver Trust
Well i was fairly similar. Loads of ultrasounds but no real clue as to why i was going downhill so fast. Then my fantastic consultant, at Derby Royal, said they need to look for a blockage in the liver. Next ultrasound i talked to the operator who said they couldnt get a clear view. Back to the ward where i was told i could go home - nothing found! Unusually for me i said to the round doctor (well he wasnt round, but you know what i mean 😀) that the question posed wasnt answered. He was not happy with me i can tell you lol.
2 days later (after weekend) a CT scan. Low and behold thrombosis in portal vein!
Transplant followed - best thing since sliced bread...
Best of luck and keep on asking questions - not in my nature at all 😧. But do do whatever they say, if you dont it will only lead to difficulties downstream i think. But i know nothing!