The liver is one of the most important organs in the human body. It is important due to the numerous amazing roles it plays in the human body, ranging from blood sugar regulation, aiding digestion with the release of bile and also filtering toxic chemicals from the blood.
In this article, we are going to take a look at some of the warning signs of enlarged liver and when to see a doctor. If your liver gets swollen, there are certain signs your body will show and some of the signs are discussed below
1, Chronic Fatigue; this is one of the signs of swollen liver that should not be taken for granted. If your liver gets swollen, one sign you will notice in the onset is chronic weakness and tiredness.
2, Jaundice; this entails the yellowing of the white eyes and skin. It often indicates that a person’s liver is in trouble and for your own good, endeavour to see a doctor once you start developing jaundice. It is wrong to assume that your problem is common because it’s not. Jaundice is often due to abnormal functioning of the liver.
3, Pain in the Upper Middle Or Upper Tight Side of the Abdomen; this is where the liver is located and as such, if the liver enlarges, there is every chance you will feel terrible pain in this region. Never take it for granted especially if you are also dealing with the above signs or symptoms.
4, Filling up too quickly while eating. If you start having issues with your body such as filling up too quickly when you are eating, it is also a sign of an enlarged liver though not always the case.
When Should You See A Doctor?
It is advisable to see a doctor once you start having uncomfortable signs or feeling pain and experiencing yellowing of the whites of your eyes. This is because a stitch in time saves lives, getting to see a medical professional early enough can help save your liver.
Nwachineke Onyeke Chekwube reporting, Obinwannem news writer/ December 5, 2021