Liver cysts refer to abnormal Capsule in the liver that may be full of water or solid mass of cells. In many cases, liver cysts cause no obvious symptoms, which don’t need medical treatment.
However, in some cases, as the liver cysts become large, it may cause pain or some other symptoms. In these conditions, treatment is necessary.
What are the symptoms of liver cyst?
As we mentioned above, most cases of liver cysts cause no symptoms. According to the research, only about 5~10 percent of cases show symptom. And most of the symptoms tend to appear in people who are older than 60 years old.
If you have liver cyst, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
– Shoulder pain
– Protruding or distended stomach
– Vomiting and nausea
– Heartburn feeling
– Feelings of abdominal fullness
– Abdominal pain
When liver cysts burst, the symptoms will become intense or serious.
If a cyst becomes large enough, a person may be able to feel it through their abdomen. Most cases of liver cysts are benign, and you don’t need to be too worried. According to the status, only about 5% of liver cysts will become cancerous.
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