Living with Fatty Liver and NASH

Liver popping

When my liver was massive, I would experience a popping sensation from the area of my liver which I can only liken to a baby kicking during pregnancy. Sometimes it was just one severe pop, enough to take my breath away, while at ither times a continuous popping of lesser magnitude nevertheless, debilitating. No doctor could explain the cause and I suspect they never believed me.

Has anyone else experienced this symptom?

Can anyone explain the sensation?

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Hi, I found this post from another liver community that describes "liver palpitations" and someone mentions "colonic spasm", might be helpful. healthunlocked.com/britishl...

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Thanks :) Just read it & it does sound like what I get.

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I had that happen to me also...only a few times but you described it well by the reference to baby kicks. It was almost an internal spasm...no idea what caused it or what was really happening

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Since others have had similar experiences to us, perhaps it's time for the medical profession to take us seriously. You would think that someone would be interested in this phenomenon and try to get to the bottom of it ...

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I also have had this happen to me. At first it was shocking! It really does feel like a baby kicking!

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southpaw43 , I believe that researchers should investigate to find the cause and effect because doctors are only hazarding a guess when they tell us the rubbish they appear to have so far been spouting.

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Sometimes I have pains like cramp over my liver :( I wonder if it is the same kind of thing? it is horrid! It is so painful it take my breath away! never told the dr, maybe I should

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I think you should tell your doctor Abby14 if we don’t tell them about it the symptom won’t get recognised

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Yes I will tell them :)

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Good

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I call them electric stabs.

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