2. Liver Disease

Liver pain is usually felt in the upper abdomen, on the right-hand side, below the ribs. The pain from liver disease can be dull and hard to pin-point. Sometimes it also causes back, right shoulder, kidney, or abdominal pain. Fever, dark urine, pale, tar-colored, or bloody stools, vomiting, jaundice, swelling, tenderness, and itchy skin can also indicate liver disease. Dozens of conditions cause this pain, including hepatitis, cholangitis, and cirrhosis.

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